Rachel McQuiston

Female7 October 1834–16 May 1878

Brief Life History of Rachel

When Rachel McQuiston was born on 7 October 1834, in United States, her father, Robert McQuiston, was 35 and her mother, Elizabeth Porter, was 31. She lived in Greenwood Township, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States in 1860. She died on 16 May 1878, at the age of 43.

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Robert McQuiston
Elizabeth Porter
Francis James McQuiston
Nancy McQuiston
Isabel McQuiston
Rachel McQuiston
Andrew McQuiston
Mary Ann McQuiston
William McQuiston
Elizabeth McQuiston

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  • Rachael Mc Quiston in household of Robert Mc Quiston, "United States Census, 1860"

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Siblings (8)

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World Events (6)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 2

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 12

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


Age 29

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: variant of McCutcheon .

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

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