Rachel Cecelia Pitkin


Brief Life History of Rachel Cecelia

Rachel Cecelia Pitkin was born in 1937 as the daughter of Julius William Pitkin. She married Lowell Thomas Ames on 2 July 1955, in New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Somersville, Somers, Tolland, Connecticut, United States for about 5 years.

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Lowell Thomas Ames
Rachel Cecelia Pitkin
Marriage: 2 July 1955
Julius Theodore Ames
Misty Ames

Sources (9)

  • Rachel C Pithin, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Rachel Ames, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, Births, and Marriages 1980-2014"
  • Rachel Cecilia Pitkin, "New Hampshire Marriage Certificates, 1948-1959"

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  • Marriage
    2 July 1955New Hampshire, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (1)

    World Events (6)

    1937 · The Neutrality Act

    Age 0

    The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

    1954 · First Atomic Submarine Launched

    Age 17

    The USS Nautilus was launched from Groton, Connecticut. It was the first nuclear-powered submarine in the Navy. 


    Age 31

    Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. , is assassinated in Memphis, Tenn.

    Name Meaning

    English (Buckinghamshire): variant of Pipkin .

    History: The Pitkin name was introduced by William Pitkin, a leading lawyer and judge in CT, who migrated from Marylebone, London, to Hartford, CT, in 1660. William was probably the largest landowner on the east side of the Connecticut River, where he owned part of a saw and grist mill.

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

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