Rachel Shrew [Bird] - RACH3

Title

Rachel Shrew [Bird] - RACH3

Name

Rachel Shrew [Bird]

Unique Person Identifier

RACH3

Ancestry Description

person "of color" and "coloured" person

Status

Unrecorded

Sex

Female

Event Type

Marriage

Event Date

January 13, 1826

Event Type II

Marriage

Event Date II

May 1833

Location or Address

Sag Harbor, NY

Relationships

JOHN18 | Spouse
FRAN2 | Spouse
MARY7 | Child

Notes

Rachel's first husband John Bird (JOHN27) apparently died young as a "Widow Bird" (RACH3) married another identified only as Frank (FRAN2) in May 1833. 

Rachel, John, and Frank are as "persons of color" and "coloured persons."

Source Type

Sacramental or Religious Registry

Source/s

Sag Harbor First Presbyterian Church, Meetings and Vital Statistics, 1797-1834. Pages 88 and 92.

Researcher

Daria Reaven

Collection

Citation

“Rachel Shrew [Bird] - RACH3,” Plain Sight Project, accessed July 21, 2024, https://plainsightproject.org/items/show/2185.