Rachel Ridgeway Ivins

Brief Life History of Rachel Ridgeway

When Rachel Ridgeway Ivins was born on 7 March 1821, in Hornerstown, Upper Freehold Township, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States, her father, Caleb Wright Ivins, was 36 and her mother, Edith Ridgeway, was 31. She married Jedediah Morgan Grant on 29 November 1855, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1842 and Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 27 June 1909, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Jedediah Morgan Grant
Rachel Ridgeway Ivins
Marriage: 29 November 1855
Heber Jeddy Grant

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  • Rachel Grant in household of Sarah Marley, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Rachel R Grant, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
  • Rachel Ridgeway Ivins, "Utah, FamilySearch, Early Church Information File, 1830-1900"

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"Corfield vs Coryell was a significant federal court case that upheld New Jersey's existing regulation, which prohibited any non-residents from gathering clams and oysters. The case was decided by Justice Bushrod Washington of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Justice Washington primarily referenced the first section of the Fourteenth Amendment, regarding ""privileges and immunities"" to arrive at his decision."

1832 · Black Hawk War

"The Black Hawk War was a brief conflict between the United States and Native Americans led by Black Hawk, a Sauk leader. The war erupted soon after Black Hawk and a group of other tribes, known as the ""British Band"", crossed the Mississippi River, into Illinois, from Iowa Indian Territory in April 1832. Black Hawk's motives were ambiguous, but records show that he was hoping to avoid bloodshed while resettling on tribal land that had been given to the United States in the 1804 Treaty of St. Louis."


The 1844 revision of the New Jersey State Constitution made some significant changes. Suffrage rights were revoked from women and non-whites, meaning that only white men could vote. A separation of powers was established between executive, legislative, and judicial branches. A new bill of rights was provided, and the state now had the right to elect the governor.

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English: variant of Evans .

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

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