Rachel McDonald

26 January 1862–24 September 1941 (Age 79)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Rachel

When Rachel McDonald was born on 26 January 1862, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, John Taaffe McDonald Sr., was 31 and her mother, Eleanor Amelia Crossland, was 20. She married Frank Edward Margetts on 18 September 1889. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Salt Lake City Ward 1, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years and Salt Lake City Ward 5, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 20 years. She died on 24 September 1941, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frank Edward Margetts
1867–1948
Rachel McDonald
1862–1941
Marriage: 18 September 1889
Eleanor Amelia Margetts
1891–1978

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World Events (8)

1863
Age 1
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
Age 1
The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1886
Age 24
Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Dhomhnuill, a patronymic from the personal name Domhnall, which is composed of the ancient Celtic elements domno- ‘world’ + val- ‘might’, ‘rule’.

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

Possible Related Names

Ririe
McConnell
Donaldson
McDonnell
MacDonald
Donald

Sources (25)

  • Rachel McDonald Margetts in household of Frank E. Margetts, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Rachel McDonald Margetts in household of Frank E. Margetts, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Rachel McDonald Margetts in household of Frank Edward Margetts, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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