Rachel Kingsley

6 July 1810–
Salem, New London, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Rachel

When Rachel Kingsley was born on 6 July 1810, in Salem, New London, Connecticut, United States, her father, Ezra Kingsley, was 34 and her mother, Margaret Turrell, was 23.

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Family Time Line

Ezra Kingsley
1775–1845
Margaret Turrell
1787–1838
Samuel Kingsley
1808–
Kingsley
1809–1809
Rachel Kingsley
1810–
Eliza Kingsley
1818–1838
Elenor Kingsley
1820–1851
Urania Kingsley
1823–1894
Ezra Kingsley
1823–1905
Henry Kingsley
1826–1905
Flora Maria Kingsley
1827–1880

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1812
Age 2
War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1829 · Farmington Canal Opened
Age 19
Farmington Canal spans 2,476 acres, starting from New Haven, Connecticut, and on to Northampton, Massachusetts. The groundbreaking for the canal was in 1825 and opened in 1829.
1846
Age 36
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the places called Kingsley, in Cheshire, Hampshire, and Staffordshire. The placenames derive from Old English cing ‘king’ (genitive cinges) + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

Sources (2)

  • Pioneer Overland Howard Egan Company
  • Journal History, Supp. after 31 Dec. 1849, p. 13. - Pioneer Overland Travels

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