Rachel Lury Case

1796–1871 (Age 74)
Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Rachel Lury

When Rachel Lury Case was born on 30 December 1796, in Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, her father, Ariel Case, was 31 and her mother, Rachel Latimer, was 27. She married Loren Westen on 22 March 1815, in Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Attica, Logan Township, Fountain, Indiana, United States in 1860. She died on 28 October 1871, in Geary, Kansas, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Upper Humboldt Cemetery, Geary, Kansas, United States.

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Rachel Lury Case
Loren Westen
Marriage: 22 March 1815
Rachel Amanda Weston
Lury Mariette Weston
Lucy Jane Weston
Ariel Case Weston
Phineas Emerson Weston
Mary Amanda Weston
Ellen Maria Weston

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22 March 1815
Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States


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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 4

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1802 · Brass is Discovered

Age 6

"In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 23

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

1 English: from Anglo-Norman French cas(s)e ‘case’, ‘container’ (from Latin capsa), hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of boxes or chests.2 Americanized spelling of French Caisse .3 Americanized spelling of Kaas .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Rachel L Weston in household of C M Terry, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Rachel Weston in household of Loren Weston, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Rachel L. in entry for Rachel A. Weston, "Connecticut, Charles R. Hale Collection, Vital Records, 1640-1955"

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