Rachel Althea Truesdell

12 August 1920–6 August 2002 (Age 82)
West Coxsackie, Coxsackie, Greene, New York, United States

The Life of Rachel Althea

When Rachel Althea Truesdell was born on 12 August 1920, in West Coxsackie, Coxsackie, Greene, New York, United States, her father, Harvey Austin Truesdell, was 36 and her mother, Fannie Elizabeth Swartout, was 34. She lived in Coxsackie, Coxsackie, Greene, New York, United States for about 15 years and New Jersey, United States in 1996. She died on 6 August 2002, in Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina, United States.

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1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Age 13

"New Jersey was severely impacted by the Great Depression. In response to the economic woes of the country, President Franklin D Roosevelt issued a series of programs and regulations referred to as the ""New Deal"". One-tenth of the New Jersey population was already using New Deal programs by 1933."

Age 22

Camp Kilmer was activated by the War Department in June 1942 following roughly one year of construction. The camp was named after Joyce Kilmer, a New Jersey poet from the 69th Infantry Regiment that had been killed during World War I. The post served as a place for soldiers to receive medical injections and supplies before loading onto ships headed to Europe. After the war, the camp remained active until the fall of 1949 to assist with processing troops that returned home from Europe.

Name Meaning

English: see Truesdale .

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

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  • A Rachel Truesdell in household of Harmen Truesdell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Rachael A Truesdell in household of Harvey A Truesdell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Rachel in entry for Reverend Robert Clementz, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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