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    Rachel Ellis

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    • 5th Generation — 2nd Great-grandmother of Emily Dickinson
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • 27 
    • Birth Date:
    • 24 Jan 1728/1729 
    • Birth Location:
    • Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts 
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    • Marriage Date:
    • 27 Feb 1749/1750 
    • Marriage Location:
    • Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts 
    • Notes: 
    • Rachel Ellis's birth is recorded in the vital records for both Sturbridge and Medfield, Massachusetts.

  • Additional marriages for Rachel Ellis


    • Spouse:
    • Phineas Sherman
    • Marriage Date:
    • 21 Sep 1773
    • Marriage Location:
    • Brimfield, Hampden, Massachusetts

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  • Sources for Rachel Ellis

    • 1 Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Datebase) , New England Historic Genealogical Society (2001-2008) , Medfield, Vol. 1, p. 47, Birth record for Rachel Ellice.
    • 2 Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Datebase) , New England Historic Genealogical Society (2001-2008) , Brimfield, Vol. 1, p. 239, Marriage record for Phineas Sherman and Rachel Marsh.
    • 3 Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Datebase) , New England Historic Genealogical Society (2001-2008) , Medfield, Vol. 1, p. 156, Marriage record for Seth Marsh and Rachal Ellis.
    • 4 Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Datebase) , New England Historic Genealogical Society (2001-2008) , Sturbridge, Vol. 1, p. 47, Birth record for Rachel Ellis.
    • 6 Sherman, Charles Pomeroy , Sherman Genealogy in the Direct Line from Thomas Sherman, I (c1443-1493) . . . , Atlantic City: Brooks and Idler (1922) , 26, Google Books (Digital Library).
    • 8 Wight, William Ward , The Wights: A Record of Thomas Wight of Dedham and Medfield and of his Descendants 1635-1890 , Milwaukee: Swain and Tate, Printers (1890) , 18, Google Books (Digital Library).