Rachel Kennedy

1818–1866 (Age 48)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Rachel

Rachel Kennedy was born in 1818, in Pennsylvania, United States as the daughter of Jesse Kennedy and Elizabeth Bailey. She married Emanuel Leach on 1 December 1831, in Morgan, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 9 daughters. She lived in York Township, Morgan, Ohio, United States in 1850. She died in 1866, in Ohio, United States, at the age of 48.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Emanuel Leach
1807–1885
Rachel Kennedy
1818–1866
Marriage: 1 December 1831
Rosanna Leach
1835–1865
Angaline Leach
1845–
Sarah Jane Leach
1836–1881
Jesse Leach
1836–
Mary Leach
1836–1853
Edmund Riggs Leach
1838–1896
Elizabeth Leach
1842–
Hester Catharine Leach
1843–1887
John J Leach
1844–1912
Lorenzo Leach
1849–
Amy L Leach
1854–
David Leach
1856–1933
Amos Leach
1857–1930
Rachel Leach
1859–
Alice Belle Leach
1861–1933

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 December 1831
Morgan, Ohio, United States
children

(15)

    Rosanna Leach

    Female1835–1865Female

    Female1836–1881Female

    Male1836–Male

    Mary Leach

    Female1836–1853Female

    Edmund Riggs Leach

    Male1838–1896Male

+10 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Jesse Kennedy

    MaleMale

    Elizabeth Bailey

    Female1770–Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (7)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 1

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 2

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1832 · The Black Hawk War

Age 14

Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.

Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ceannéidigh ‘descendant of Ceannéidigh’, a personal name derived from ceann ‘head’ + éidigh ‘ugly’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Rachel Leach in household of Manuel Leach, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Rachel Canada in entry for John J Leach, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"
  • Rachel Canada in entry for Alice Belle Romine, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.