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Rachel Garrett (Mendinhall)

Death: Died
Place of Burial: Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Eli Mendinhall and Phoebe Mendinhall
Wife of Thomas Garrett
Mother of Eli Garrett
Sister of John Mendinhall; Joseph Mendinhall; Hannah Mendinhall; Benjamin Mendinhall; Jesse Mendinhall and 2 others
Half sister of Lydia Mendinhall; Mary Mendinhall and Samuel Mendinhall

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About Rachel Garrett

From Find A Grave Memorial # 16635235:

Rachel was active with her husband in the Underground Railroad movement, and their home was one of the stops on the way to freedom for hundreds of slaves. One technique used by the abolitionists to smuggle slaves to freedom, was to hide the women and children in a horse-drawn wagon with a fake bottom (example of such in Media section).


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Rachel Garrett's Timeline

December 25, 1792
January 7, 1830
Age 37
Wilmington Meeting
December 2, 1830
Age 37
April 20, 1868
Age 75
Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, United States