Rachel Douglas
(1810-1865)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Henry Rush

Rachel Douglas 1 2 3 4

  • Born: 17 Jul 1810, Greenville, Darke, OH, USA 3
  • Marriage (1): Henry Rush on 21 Feb 1828 in , Darke, OH 1
  • Died: 22 May 1865, Tippecanoe Township, Tippecanoe, IN, USA at age 54 3
  • Buried: Battle Ground: Pretty Prairie Cemetery, Tippecanoe, IN, USA 3

   FamilySearch ID: LZ28-67P.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1850 in Adams Twp., Cass, IN. 5 The 1850 census recorded Henry Rush, farmer, 44, living with wife Rachel, 41; Mary J., 15; John, 12; James, 10; William, 6; Harry, 3; and George, 1. The parents were born in Ohio and the children in Indiana.

2. Census in 1860 in McDonald Township, Jasper, MO, USA. 6 The 1860 census recorded Henry Rush, farmer, 54, living with wife Rachel, 50; John W., farm laborer, 22; James A., 19; William, 16; Harvey, 13; and George W., 11. The parents were born in Ohio and the children in Indiana. Henry had no real estate value listed, suggesting he was renting his land; his personal estate was $300. Their post office is listed as "Oregon Lawrence Co., Mo." suggesting it was a good distance away in the adjoining counties.


Rachel married Henry Rush, son of James Rush and Mary Creviston, on 21 Feb 1828 in , Darke, OH.1 (Henry Rush was born on 29 Nov 1805 in , Darke, OH, christened bbbbb and died on 17 Feb 1873 in Tippecanoe Township, Tippecanoe, IN, USA 4.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X8X5-ZVV Henry Rush and Rachel Douglass, 21 Feb 1828; citing Darke, Ohio, United States, reference item 1 v 1 p 83; county courthouses, Ohio; FHL microfilm 1,030,772.

2 Ancestry.com, "Indiana, U.S., Death Certificates, 1899-2017," Certificate 6368. Mary Jane Beeker. Father Henry Rush. Mother Rachel Douglas. Spouse Norcemous Beeker. Informant Clyde R. Beeker.

3 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=7148311.

4 Biographical History of Tippecanoe, White, Jasper, Newton, Benton, Warren and Pulaski Counties, Indiana (Chicago: Lewis Publishing Company, 1899, 1075 pages), Pages 426-427, William Rush.

5 1850 United States Census, Year: 1850; Census Place: Adams, Cass, Indiana; Roll: M432_137; Page: 430A; Image: 489 Henry Rush.

6 1860 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MHZQ-2XW Henry Rush Mc Donald Township, Jasper, Missouri Page 51 Household 335.



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