Rachel Stanley

3 August 1820–August 1886 (Age 65)
Robertson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Rachel

When Rachel Stanley was born on 3 August 1820, in Robertson, Tennessee, United States, her father, Joseph Stanley, was 35 and her mother, Naomi Hall, was 27. She married Hiram Caulkins on 8 March 1838, in Henry, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Knoxville Township, Marion, Iowa, United States in 1860 and Knoxville, Marion, Iowa, United States in 1880. She died in August 1886, in Marion, Iowa, United States, at the age of 66.

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Family Time Line

Hiram Caulkins
1811–1885
Rachel Stanley
1820–1886
Marriage: 8 March 1838
Eliza Caulkins
1840–1875
Levi William Caulkins
1842–1910
Francis Marion Caulkins
1844–1864
Harriet Caulkins
1845–1907
Henry Caulkins
1847–1927
George Caulkins
1848–1930
John W Calkins
1851–1931
Samuel Caulkins
1853–
Joseph Caulkins
1856–1880
Naomi J. Caulkins
1858–1880
Lewis Allen Caulkins
1861–1944
Mary Alice Caulkins
1863–1950

Spouse and Children

    Hiram Caulkins

    Male1811–1885Male

    Female1820–1886Female

MARRIAGE
8 March 1838
Henry, Iowa, United States
children

(12)

    Eliza Caulkins

    Female1840–1875Female

    Levi William Caulkins

    Male1842–1910Male

    Francis Marion Caulkins

    Male1844–1864Male

    Harriet Caulkins

    Female1845–1907Female

    Henry Caulkins

    Male1847–1927Male

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

Age 1

A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 15

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
1846

Age 26

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

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of the various places, for example in Derbyshire, County Durham, Gloucestershire, Staffordshire, Wiltshire, and West Yorkshire, so named from Old English stān ‘stone’ + lēah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’.2 Americanized form of any of various like-sounding names in other European languages, for example Polish Stanislawski and Greek Anastasiou.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Rachel Corkins in household of Hiram Corkins, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Rachel Corkins in household of Hiram Corkins, "United States Census, 1860"
  • R Caulkin in household of H Caulkin, "United States Census, 1870"

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