Rachel Robinson

1708–1803 (Age 95)
Epping, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Rachel

When Rachel Robinson was born about 1708, in Epping, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Thomas Robinson, was 15 and her mother, Hanah Howe, was 16. She married Nathaniel Meloon about 1737, in New Hampshire, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She died in November 1803, in Salisbury, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 95.

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Family Time Line

Rachel Robinson
1708–1803
Nathaniel Meloon
1702–1785
Marriage: about 1737
Sarah Meloon
1739–1753
Nathaniel Meloon
1741–1811
Mary Meloon
1743–1754
Rachel Meloon
1744–
John Meloon
1748–
Daniel Meloon
1751–
Sarah Maloon
1753–1754
Joseph Maloon
1755–1836

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
about 1737
New Hampshire, British Colonial America
children

(8)

  • Sarah Meloon

    Female1739–1753Female

  • Nathaniel Meloon

    Male1741–1811Male

  • Mary Meloon

    Female1743–1754Female

  • Female1744–Female

  • John Meloon

    Male1748–Male

+3 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (4)

1776

Age 68

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 68

New Hampshire is 9th state.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 73

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Robin .

Possible Related Names

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

Story Highlight

The Sad Death of Baby Sarah Meloon

Betsey (Sawyer) Webster, who visited the Nathaniel Meloon family frequently as a child later, related the following story of the Meloon's capture by Indians in 1754 and the sad death of their infant d …

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Sources (3)

  • Rachel in entry for Sarah Meloon, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Rachel in entry for Sarah Meloon, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Rachel in entry for Sarah Meloon, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"

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