Rachel Lindsay

10 June 1769–11 April 1826 (Age 56)
Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, British Colonial America

The Life of Rachel

When Rachel Lindsay was born on 10 June 1769, in Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, British Colonial America, her father, Anthony Lindsay Jr., was 33 and her mother, Rachel Ann Dorsey, was 32. She married Daniel Wiggins Applegate on 4 June 1790, in Woodford, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 11 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 11 April 1826, in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Gatewood Gardens Cemetery, St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Wiggins Applegate
1768–1826
Rachel Lindsay
1769–1826
Marriage: 4 June 1790
Elizabeth Applegate
1791–
Lucretia Applegate
1815–
Albert Applegate
Cowan Applegate
James Applegate
Oliver Applegate
Robert Applegate
Mary Applegate
1792–1796
Lydia Applegate
1794–
Elisha Applegate
1796–1815
Lucy Applegate
1798–1860
John Milton Applegate
1800–1835
Lisbon Applegate
1803–1878
Charles Applegate
1806–1879
Anthony Lindsay Applegate
1808–1892
Jesse M Applegate
1811–1888

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 June 1790
Woodford, Kentucky, United States
children

(16)

+11 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 7

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 7

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 17

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: habitational name from Lindsey in Lincolnshire, England.This is first found in the form Lindissi, apparently a derivative of the British name of Lincoln . To this was later added the Old English element ēg ‘island’, since the place was virtually cut off by the surrounding fenland.The surname was taken to Scotland at an early date and is the name of an important and powerful Scottish family.2 Irish: adopted as an equivalent of various Gaelic names ( see Lindsey ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rachel Lindsey, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Rachel Lindsey, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Rachel Lindsey, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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