Rachel Penrod

about 1863–
Jackson, Illinois, United States

The Life of Rachel

When Rachel Penrod was born about 1863, in Jackson, Illinois, United States, her father, John Grammer Penrod, was 34 and her mother, Rachel Zimmerman, was 28. She lived in Illinois, United States in 1870.

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Family Time Line

John Grammer Penrod
1829–1875
Rachel Zimmerman
1835–1868
Willis Penrod
1853–1887
Rachel Penrod
1863–
John Penrod
1854–
Jacob Penrod
1855–1855
Mary C Penrod
1857–1929
Allen P. Penrod
1859–1904
Elizabeth Penrod
1861–1885
Samuel Young Penrod
1863–1942

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1863

Age 0

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1871

Age 8

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 33

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Possibly English, but the name is rare in England. It may equally well be an altered form of an unidentified German or Dutch habitational name.

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

Sources (1)

  • Rachel Penrod in household of John G Penrod, "United States Census, 1870"

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