Rachel Mendenhall

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Rachel Mendenhall

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

Daughter of Aaron Mendenhall and Sarah Ann Woolas
Wife of Thomas Garrett
Sister of Isaac Mendenhall; Ellwood Mendenhall; Sarah Mendenhall and Ann Mendenhall

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About Rachel Mendenhall

Find A Grave Memorial # 16635235. To view other pictures, go to the Media section.

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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Age 76
Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States