Rachel Glassburn

14 November 1844–3 June 1918 (Age 73)
Pine Street Cemetery, Gallipolis, Gallia, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Rachel

When Rachel Glassburn was born on 14 November 1844, in Pine Street Cemetery, Gallipolis, Gallia, Ohio, United States, her father, David Glasburn, was 38 and her mother, Mary Butler, was 37. She married James L. Donnally on 25 April 1862, in Gallia, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Huntington Township, Gallia, Ohio, United States in 1880 and Vinton, Huntington Township, Gallia, Ohio, United States in 1900. She died on 3 June 1918, in Gallipolis, Gallia, Ohio, United States, at the age of 73.

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John Henderson Cherrington
Rachel Glassburn
Marriage: 1 March 1867
Fred Cherrington
Anna J Cherrington
Effie Cherrington Cherrington

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World Events (8)

Age 2
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War
Age 16
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.
Age 21
Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized form of German Glas(s)brenner, an occupational name for a glass maker, from German Glas ‘glass’ + Brenner ‘burner’.

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

Sources (15)

  • Rachael Glasburn in household of David Glasburn, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Rachal G Cherington in household of J H Cherington, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Rachel G Cherington in household of John H Cherington, "United States Census, 1880"

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