Amelia Earhart

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Amelia Earhart

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    Rachel Hersey

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    • 7th Generation — 4th Great-grandmother of Amelia Earhart
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • 97 
    • Birth Date:
    • 29 May 1714 
    • Birth Location:
    • Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts 
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    • Death Date:
    • 26 Dec 1793 
    • Death Location:
    • Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts 
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    • Burial Location:
    • Otis Cemetery, Norwell, Plymouth, Massachusetts 
    • Marriage Date:
    • 6 Sep 1733 
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  • Sources for Rachel Hersey

    • 2 History of the Town of Hingham, Massachusetts, Vol. 2, Genealogical, Hingham, Massachusetts: Published by the Town (1893), 301, Google Books (Digital Library).
    • 3 Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Datebase), New England Historic Genealogical Society (2001-2008), Scituate, Vol. 2, p. 430, Death record for Rachel Otis.
    • 4 Fales, De Coursey, The Fales Family of Bristol, Rhode Island: Ancestry of Haliburton Fales of New York, Boston, Massachusetts: T. R. Marvin and Son, Printers (1919), 200-201, Ancestry.com (Online Database).
    • 5 Otis, William A., A Genealogical and Historical Memoir of the Otis Family in America, Chicago: Unknown (1924), 88, Ancestry.com (Online Database).

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