Rachel Pritchard

Female20 October 1842–1 May 1877

Brief Life History of Rachel

When Rachel Pritchard was born on 20 October 1842, in Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Pritchard, was 27 and her mother, Hannah Davies, was 27. She married William Marley on 4 March 1865, in North Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Aberdare, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom in 1851. She died on 1 May 1877, in Robin, Bannock, Idaho, United States, at the age of 34, and was buried in Laketown Cemetery, Laketown, Rich, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Marley
Rachel Pritchard
Marriage: 4 March 1865
Hyrum Marley
Martha Marley
Thomas Bullock Marley
Annie L Marley
Sarah Marley
Rachel Marley
Gwenllian Marley
Hannah Marley

Sources (10)

  • Rachel Prichard in household of Thomas Prichard, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Rachel Prichard, "England and Wales, Birth Registration Index, 1837-1920"
  • Rachel Pritchard Marley, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 March 1865North Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (6)


    Age 1

    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.


    Age 4

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 21

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Rhisiart ‘son of Richard’(see Richard ).

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

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