Rachel Powell

1731–1777 (Age 46)
Somerset, Maryland, United States

The Life of Rachel

When Rachel Powell was born in 1731, in Somerset, Maryland, United States, her father, John Powell, was 30 and her mother, Elizabeth Brittingham, was 26. She married Lazarus Lankford on 2 February 1757, in Coventry Parish Church, Somerset, Maryland, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. She died after 1777, in Maryland, United States, at the age of 47.

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Family Time Line

Lazarus Lankford
1734–1778
Rachel Powell
1731–1777
Marriage: 2 February 1757
Benjamin Lankford
1758–1820
Isaac Lankford
1777–1790
Jesse Maddux Lankford
1760–1815
Rhoda Lankford
1761–1778
Robert Lankford
1764–1814
Kellam Lankford
1766–1815
William Planner Lankford
1768–1808
Betty Lankford
1772–
David Lankford
1775–1804

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 February 1757
Coventry Parish Church, Somerset, Maryland, British Colonial America
children

(9)

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (2)

1776

Age 45

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

Age 45

Maryland is the 7th state.

Name Meaning

1 English (of Welsh origin): Anglicized form of Welsh ap Hywel ‘son of Hywel’, a personal name meaning ‘eminent’ ( see Howell ).2 Irish: mainly of Welsh origin as in 1 above, but sometimes a surname adopted as equivalent of Gaelic Mac Giolla Phóil ‘son of the servant of St. Paul ’ ( see Guilfoyle ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Rachael Lankford in entry for David Lankford, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
  • Rachael Lankford in entry for Robert Lankford, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
  • Rachael Lankford in entry for Betty Lankford, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"

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