Rachel Bashford

14 January 1829–24 July 1917 (Age 88)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Rachel

When Rachel Bashford was born on 14 January 1829, in Ohio, United States, her father, Thomas B. Bashford, was 32 and her mother, Barbarry Cline, was 28. She married Absalom Beaver on 18 April 1857, in Ridgeway, Harrison, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Marion Township, Harrison, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. She died on 24 July 1917, in Madison, Madison, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Eagleville Masonic Union Cemetery, Eagleville, Harrison, Missouri, United States.

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Absalom Beaver
Rachel Bashford
Marriage: 18 April 1857
John David Vensil Beaver
Thomas Wesley Beaver
Barbara Emalene Beaver
James Beaver
William Sherman Beaver
Mary Elsie Beaver
Matthew Ellsworth Beaver
Martha Ellen Beaver

Spouse and Children

18 April 1857
Ridgeway, Harrison, Missouri, United States


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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 7

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 31

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Bassford .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rachel V Beaver in household of Absalom Beaver, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Rachael Beever in household of Absolem Beever, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Rachel Beaver in household of N D Foutch, "United States Census, 1910"

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