Rachel Killam

1 September 1820–about 1895 (Age 74)
Yarmouth, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of Rachel

When Rachel Killam was born on 1 September 1820, in Yarmouth, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, her father, Mark Killam, was 40 and her mother, Abigail Mattingly, was 38. She married Israel Doane on 14 January 1841, in Yarmouth, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She died about 1895, in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Israel Doane
1817–1879
Rachel Killam
1820–1895
Marriage: 14 January 1841
Abigail Doane
1843–1843
Emma Doane
1845–1863
Elizabeth Ellen Doane
1850–1921
Edward Doane
1852–1934
Abigail Doane
1859–1937
Rachel Doane
1863–1893
Charles Herbert Doane
1865–1934

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 January 1841
Yarmouth, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (2)

1869

Age 49

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1871

Age 51

British Columbia joins the confederation.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of the English habitational name Kil(l)ham, from places in Northumberland and East Yorkshire, so named from Old English cylnum ‘(at) the kilns’, dative plural of cyln.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Rachel Doane, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Rachel in entry for Rupert G. Churchill, "Nova Scotia Marriages, 1864-1918"
  • Rachel in entry for Alfred Gray, "Nova Scotia Marriages, 1864-1918"

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