Asher Racher

17 February 1782–28 December 1865 (Age 83)
Bassingbourn, Cambridgeshire, England

The Life of Asher

When Asher Racher was born on 17 February 1782, in Bassingbourn, Cambridgeshire, England, his father, Nightingale Reacher, was 42 and his mother, Elizabeth Pain, was 38. He married Charlotte Ingrey on 18 June 1805, in Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 28 December 1865, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Asher Racher
1782–1865
Charlotte Ingrey
1784–1859
Marriage: 18 June 1805
Mary Anne Racher
1805–
John Racher
1806–1808
John Rachar
1809–1889
Stephen Racher
1812–1876

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 June 1805
Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (7)

1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia

Age 5

The first fleet of convicts sailed from England to Australia on May 13, 1787. By 1868, over 150,000 felons had been exiled to New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land, and Western Australia.
1789 · The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano

Age 7

"Former slave Olaudah Equiano settled in London and published his autobiography titled ""The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano."" Equiano learned to read and write and converted to Christianity. His autobiography is one of the oldest published works by an African-American writer."
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 26

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained.

Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

Sources (3)

  • Asher Racher, "England, Cambridgeshire Bishop's Transcripts, 1538-1983"
  • Asher Racher in entry for John Racher, "England, Cambridgeshire Bishop's Transcripts, 1538-1983"
  • Asher Racher in entry for John Racher, "England, Cambridgeshire Bishop's Transcripts, 1538-1983"

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