Rachel Vreeland

Female18 May 1738–1804

Brief Life History of Rachel

When Rachel Vreeland was born on 18 May 1738, in Elizabethtown, Union, New Jersey, United States, her father, Enoch Abraham Vreeland, was 38 and her mother, Rachal Spier, was 46. She married Robert Badgley about 1757, in Elizabeth Township, Essex, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She died in 1804, in College Hill, Guernsey, Ohio, United States, at the age of 66.

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Robert Badgley
Rachel Vreeland
Marriage: about 1757
Robert Badgley
Enoch Badgley
Hannah Badgley
Sarah Badgley
William Badgley
Rachel Badgley
Phebe Badgley
Mary Badgley

Sources (2)

  • Rachel Vreelant, "New Jersey, Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"
  • Geneanet Community Trees Index

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1757Elizabeth Township, Essex, New Jersey, United States
  • Children (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (4)


    Age 37

    "During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the ""Ten Crucial Days"" and remembered by the famous phrase ""the times that try men's souls"". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time."


    Age 38

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

    1790 · Trenton - State Capital

    Age 52

    Trenton, New Jersey officially became the state capital in 1790. The first state governor would be William Livingston.

    Name Meaning

    Dutch: habitational name from a place so named in Utrecht province. Compare Freeland .

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

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