Rachel North

15 January 1849–3 March 1925 (Age 76)
Clay, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Rachel

When Rachel North was born on 15 January 1849, in Clay, Kentucky, United States, her father, Thomas North, was 33 and her mother, Mary Polly Wilder, was 35. She married SAMUEL YOUNG about 1869, in Kentucky, United States. She lived in Kentucky, United States in 1870 and Magisterial District 1 Hyden, Leslie, Kentucky, United States in 1900. She died on 3 March 1925, in Leslie, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Dryhill, Leslie, Kentucky, United States.

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Samuel Young
Rachel North
Wilburn North
Henry North
James North
Thomas North

Spouse and Children

    Samuel Young





    Wilburn North



    Henry North


    James North


Parents and Siblings

    Thomas North





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World Events (8)

1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 1

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

Age 14

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 21

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name, from Middle English north ‘north’, for someone who lived in the northern part of a village or to the north of a main settlement ( compare Norrington 1), or a regional name for someone who had migrated from the north. Compare Norris 1.2 Irish: regional name for someone from Ulster, the northern area of Ireland, in part as an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Ultaigh ( see McNulty ) or (in Westmeath) of Ultach.3 German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name composed with a cognate of Old High German nord ‘north’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rachel North, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Rachel North in household of Thomas North, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Rachel North in household of Thomas North, "United States Census, 1860"

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