Rachel Richards

27 July 1846–18 May 1925 (Age 78)
Montrose, Lee, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Rachel

When Rachel Richards was born on 27 July 1846, in Montrose, Lee, Iowa, United States, her father, John Kenny Richards, was 41 and her mother, Agnes Hill, was 38. She married Jarvis Young Baker on 25 December 1864, in Mendon, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Cache, Utah, United States in 1860 and Mendon, Cache, Utah, United States for about 40 years. She died on 18 May 1925, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Mendon City Cemetery, Mendon, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jarvis Young Baker
Rachel Richards
Marriage: 25 December 1864
Mercy Rachel Baker
Jarvis Alexander Baker
Mary Agnes Baker
Elizabeth Orilla Baker
Lucy Maria Baker
John Daniel Baker
Lydia Aurelia Baker
Emma Theresa Baker
Simon Moroni Baker
Hyrum Leroy Baker
Asa Norman Baker
Noah Chester Baker

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 December 1864Mendon, Cache, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1847 · The Great Seal of the State of Iowa is made
    Age 1
    The Great Seal of the State of Iowa was created in 1847 and depicts a soldier standing in a wheat field surrounded by symbols including farming, mining, and transportation with the Mississippi River in the background. An eagle overhead bears the state motto.
    Age 1
    Historical Boundaries: 1847: Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 21
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Richard , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. Compare Rickards .German: patronymic from the personal name Richard .

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

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    Childhood Memories

    Rachel Richards Baker was born July 27, 1846 near Montrose, Iowa under very peculiar circumstances and unfavorable conditions. Her father left Nauvoo, Illinois February 4, 1846 with the first company …

    Sources (38)

    • Rachel Richards in household of James P Terry, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Rachael Richards in entry for Lucy Baker Sudweeks, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Rachel Baker in household of Jarvis Baker, "United States Census, 1870"

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