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Mrs. Rachel Worrell


Posted By: Melissa Mayhew Grandt (email)
Date: 9/16/2009 at 15:25:47

The History of Cedar County, Iowa, containing a History of the County, its Cities, Towns, &c.,..., Chicago: Western historical Company, 1878, p703.

WORRELL, RACHEL MRS. (widow), S. 12; P.O. Mechanicsville; born in Ohio and came to this county in 1853; owns sixty-six and two-thirds acres. She married David McKay in 1842; he was born in Ohio and was highly esteemed as a local preacher in the M.E. Church; he was killed by a threshing machine in 1856. In 1859, she married Thomas Worrell; he was born in Ohio and died in 1868; has four children by first marriage--Eliza J., Charles P., Sarah E. and Hannah E.; two by second marriage--Clara E. and Joseph A.; lost three; one son, Isaac A., enlisted in the 24th I.V.I. and died of disease contracted in the army.


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