Rachel Alice Altom

1883–1963 (Age 79)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Rachel Alice

When Rachel Alice Altom was born on 1 October 1883, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Harvey M Altom, was 26 and her mother, Mary Melviney "Viney" Price, was 19. She married James Samuel Bentley on 9 November 1906, in Hawkins, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. She lived in Knox, Tennessee, United States in 1930 and Civil District 2, Knox, Tennessee, United States in 1940. She died on 10 June 1963, in Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Rachel Alice Altom
1883–1963
James Samuel Bentley
1883–1965
Marriage: 9 November 1906
Mattie Ruth Bentley
1910–1949
Mildred Bentley
1911–
Cleo Gladys Bentley
1915–
Edith Bentley
1917–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
9 November 1906
Hawkins, Tennessee, United States
children

(4)

  • Mattie Ruth Bentley

    Female1910–1949Female

  • Mildred Bentley

    Female1911–Female

  • Cleo Gladys Bentley

    Female1915–Female

  • Edith Bentley

    Female1917–Female

Parents & Siblings

  • Harvey M Altom

    Male1856–1900Male

  • Mary Melviney "Viney" Price

    Female1864–1958Female

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1886

Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 3

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1904

Age 21

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

Probably one of several variants of English Halton or Alton , but it could also be an altered form of English Altham, which is a habitational name from Altham in Whalley, Lancashire, named in Old English as ‘river meadow (hamm) of the swans (elfitu)’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Rachel Bentley in household of James Bentley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Rachel Bentley in household of J S Bentley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Rachael Bentley in household of James Bentley, "United States Census, 1920"

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