Rachel "Sally"

about 1752–
Dutchess, New York, United States

The Life of Rachel "Sally"

Rachel "Sally" was born about 1752, in Dutchess, New York, United States. She married William Samuel Slack about 1773, in Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters.

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Family Time Line

William Samuel Slack
1755–1830
Rachel "Sally"
1752–
Marriage: about 1773
Benajah Slack
1774–1829
Sarah Slack
1775–
Robert Slack
1785–
Polly Slack
1796–
Nathan Slack
1779–1842
James J. Slack
1782–1864
Roswell Slack
1790–1879
Isaac Slack
1794–1866
Mahala Slack
1799–1865
Polly Slack
1801–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1773
Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island, United States
children

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 24

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 24

New York is the 11th state.
1783 · A Free America

Age 31

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Name Meaning

Biblical name (meaning ‘ewe’ in Hebrew), borne by the beloved wife of Jacob and mother (after long barrenness) of Joseph (Genesis 28–35) and of Benjamin, at whose birth she died. In the Middle Ages and subsequently this was regarded as a characteristically Jewish name, but it is now also popular among Gentiles.

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Savatr Slack in entry for Martha Greatomx, "Rhode Island Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950"

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