Rachel Elizabeth Collier

18 February 1832–
Coxsackie, Coxsackie, Greene, New York, United States

The Life of Rachel Elizabeth

When Rachel Elizabeth Collier was born on 18 February 1832, in Coxsackie, Coxsackie, Greene, New York, United States, her father, Philip Collier, was 37 and her mother, Christina Hallenbeck, was 33.

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Family Time Line

Philip Collier
1795–1868
Christina Hallenbeck
1798–1875
Betsy Collier
1820–
Casper Philip Collier
1820–1909
Caroline Collier
1822–1882
Catharine Ann Collier
1824–1869
Jane Christina Collier
1827–1887
Sarah B Collier
1829–
Rachel Elizabeth Collier
1832–
Isaac Newton Collier
1834–1921
Margaret Helen Collier
1837–
Harriet Frances Collier
1840–

Parents and Siblings

    Philip Collier

    Male1795–1868Male

    Christina Hallenbeck

    Female1798–1875Female

siblings

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World Events (3)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 4

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1846

Age 14

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 85

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a burner of charcoal or a gatherer or seller of coal, from Middle English cole ‘(char)coal’ + the agent suffix -(i)er.

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

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