Rachel Dunlop

18 September 1858–15 May 1879 (Age 20)
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Rachel

When Rachel Dunlop was born on 18 September 1858, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Robert Dunlop, was 40 and her mother, Mary Matilda Tyrrell, was 44. She married Edgerton R Ferguson in 1874, in Wellington, Hillier, Prince Edward, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. She lived in Bridgeton, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1861. She died on 15 May 1879, in Ibapah, Tooele, Utah, United States, at the age of 20, and was buried in Ibapah Cemetery, Ibapah, Tooele, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edgerton R Ferguson
Rachel Dunlop
Marriage: 1874
Albert Edward Ferguson
George Washington Ferguson
Harland Lovell Ferguson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1874Wellington, Hillier, Prince Edward, Ontario, Canada
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    Age 5
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 5
    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.
    Age 7
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish (Ayrshire and Lanarkshire): variant of Dunlap .Irish (Ulster): in Ireland, sometimes adopted for Dunleavy , and also sometimes adopted for Gaelic Ó Lapáin ‘descendant of Lapán’, a byname from lápán ‘mire, dirt’ (used figuratively of a poor man) or ‘little paw’.

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

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    Sources (7)

    • Rachel Ferguson in household of Edward Ferguson, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Rachel Dunlop in household of Robert Dunlop, "Scotland Census, 1861"
    • Rachel Dunlop, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"

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