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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Family Time Line

Absalom Beaver
1831–1882
Rachel Bashford
1829–1917
Marriage: 18 April 1857
John David Vensil Beaver
1858–1927
Thomas Wesley Beaver
1859–
Barbara Emalene Beaver
1861–1939
James Beaver
1863–1863
William Sherman Beaver
1865–1946
Mary Elsie Beaver
1867–1947
Matthew Ellsworth Beaver
1867–1959
Martha Ellen Beaver
1867–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 April 1857
Ridgeway, Harrison, Missouri, United States
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Parents and Siblings

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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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