11 November 1875–8 September 1951 (Age 75)
Halswell, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
When Rachel Hood was born on 11 November 1875, in Halswell, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand, her father, Miles Hood, was 28 and her mother, Jane Mccallion, was 26. She married Robert McIlraith in 1899, in New Zealand. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 8 September 1951, in Killinchy, Canterbury, New Zealand, at the age of 75, and was buried in Leeston, Selwyn, Canterbury, New Zealand.
Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.