Rachel Marvin

1766–from 1767 to 1860 (Age 1)
New Jersey, United States

The Life of Rachel

When Rachel Marvin was born in 1766, her father, Daniel Marvin, was 24 and her mother, Cornelia Kate Schoonhoven, was 33. She had at least 1 son with John Frink. She died from 1767 to 1860, at the age of 94.

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Family Time Line

John Frink
Rachel Marvin
Henry Frink

Spouse and Children

    John Frink





    Henry Frink


Parents and Siblings

    Daniel Marvin


    Cornelia Kate Schoonhoven




    Daniel Marvin


    Judith Marvin


    Daniel Marvin




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World Events (8)


Age 9

"During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the ""Ten Crucial Days"" and remembered by the famous phrase ""the times that try men's souls"". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time."

Age 10

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

Age 25

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

Name Meaning

English:1. from the Middle English personal name Merewine (Old English Maerwin, from mær ‘fame’ + win ‘friend’). 2. from the Old English personal name Merefinn, derived from Old Norse Mora-Finnr. 3. from the Old English personal name Mǣrwynn, composed of the elements mǣr ‘famous’, ‘renowned’ + wynn ‘joy’. 4. from the Welsh personal name Merfyn, Mervyn, composed of the Old Welsh elements mer, which probably means ‘marrow’, + myn ‘eminent’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rachel Marvin in entry for Henry Frink, "New Jersey, Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"
  • Descendants of Reinold and Matthew Marvin of Hartford, Ct.: 1638 and 1635, sons of Edward Marvin, of Great Bentley, England; Published 1904.
  • Rachel Marvin, "New Jersey, Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"

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