Rachel Sargent 1845 - 1914

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Biography

The eldest of 8 children of Thomas Sergeant and Telitha Crance, Rachel Sargent, the second cousin four-times-removed on the mother's side of Nigel Horne, was born in Allen, Indiana, USA on Aug 26, 18451,2 and married William Bixler (a laborer with whom she had 7 children: Frances J, William Andrew, John B, Thomas Isaac, Rosetta Edna, Lillie May and Lester M) in Fort Wayne, Indiana on Nov 19, 18623.

During her life, she was living at her birthplace on Jun 1, 18804 and at 1618 Franklin Avenue, Fort Wayne, Indiana in 1914.

She died on Aug 22, 1914 in Fort Wayne, Indiana1,2 (fort Wayne Journal Gazette, 23 August, 1914, page 24. Mrs. Rachael Bixler, aged 68 years, wife of William Bixler, died early yesterday morning at the residence, 1222 Spring street, after a six years illness from complications. She was born August 26, 1845, in Wayne township, and her entire life had been spent in Allen county. Besides the husband, the following children survive; William and John Bixler, Mrs. W. H. Kaiser and Mrs. William Burdage, of Fort Wayne, and Isaac Bixler, of Spencer, Ind. Nineteen grandchildren, seven brothers and three sisters also survive, while five children preceded her in death. The funeral will be held at 2 o'clock Monday at the residence, 2110 Parnell avenue, and burial will be in Prairie Grove cemetery) and is buried there at Prairie Grove Cemetery.

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Parents

  1. Thomas was born in 1811
  2. Telitha was born in 1823

Children

  1. Frances J was born c. 1865
  2. William Andrew was born on Jul 17, 1868
  3. John B was born on Dec 22, 1872
  4. Thomas Isaac was born on Mar 15, 1874
  5. Rosetta Edna was born c. 1876
  6. Lillie May was born on Aug 21, 1878
  7. Lester M was born in May 1884

Media

Rachel Sargent - William Bixler

Rachel Sargent - William Bixler

Rachel Sargent - William Bixler - 1914 directory

Rachel Sargent - William Bixler - 1914 directory

Rachel Sargent - William Bixler - 1910 census

Rachel Sargent - William Bixler - 1910 census

Rachel Sargent - 1870 census

Rachel Sargent - 1870 census

Rachel Sargent - 1850 Census

Rachel Sargent - 1850 Census

Rachel Sargent - 1860 census

Rachel Sargent - 1860 census

Rachel Sargent - 1900 Census

Rachel Sargent - 1900 Census

Rachel Sargent - 1880 Census

Rachel Sargent - 1880 Census

Rachel Sargent

Rachel Sargent

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=b%7er_328040097

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=b%7er_328343589

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=USC/1900/004118576/00432/056

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=FS/MAR/31894802/1

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=fs/mar/31894802/2

https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=USC/1860/0000662039950

Family Tree

Family Tree

Map

Citations

  1. U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.
  2. Web: Indiana, Find A Grave Index, 1800-2012 Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.
  3. Indiana, Marriages, 1780-1992 - Findmypast
  4. Us Census 1880 - Findmypast (was age 36 and the wife of the head of the household)

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