Rachel Wilson

9 February 1751–9 March 1807 (Age 56)
Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, British Colonial America

The Life of Rachel

When Rachel Wilson was born on 9 February 1751, in Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, British Colonial America, her father, Henry Wilson, was 35 and her mother, Pricilla Gover, was 36. She married Samuel Harris on 2 April 1771, in Bush, Harford, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died on 9 March 1807, in Baltimore, Maryland, United States, at the age of 56.

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Samuel Harris
Rachel Wilson
Marriage: 2 April 1771
William Harris
Samuel Harris

Spouse and Children

2 April 1771
Bush, Harford, Maryland, United States


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World Events (7)

1752 · Baltimore Town

Age 1

By 1752, there were only about twenty-five buildings that had been constructed since the town started. Approximately one building per year was constructed after it merged with Jonestown.
1768 · Baltimore County Courthouse Built

Age 17

In 1768, construction on the Baltimore County Courthouse in downtown Baltimore. It was the first of three that were built in the area around Calvert Street.

Age 25

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

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from the personal name Will , a very common medieval short form of William .

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

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