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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Philip Collier
Christina Hallenbeck
Betsy Collier
Casper Philip Collier
Caroline Collier
Catharine Ann Collier
Jane Christina Collier
Sarah B Collier
Rachel Elizabeth Collier
Isaac Newton Collier
Margaret Helen Collier
Harriet Frances Collier

Parents and Siblings

    Philip Collier


    Christina Hallenbeck




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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.

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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