Rachel Wilson (Bird) (1750 - 1786)

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Birthplace: Birdsboro, Amity Township, Berks, PA, USA
Death: Died in Philadelphia, PA, USA
Managed by: Doug Robinson
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About Rachel Wilson (Bird)


Rachel BIRD (1749-1786) & James WILSON, Sr., (1742-1798) were married on November 5, 1771, in the Saint Gabriel's Episcopal Church Amity Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania. 240 years ago. Their wedding reception was held at Rachel’s father's Bird Mansion in Birdsboro. Rachel was the daughter of Ironmaster William BIRD (1706-1761) of Irish decent & Brigitte HULING (1710-1792) born in New Castle Dutch Colony, in New Castle County, Delaware. James was the son of William Wilson Sr., (1703-?) & Alison LANSDALE (1716-1788). James was born in Caskardy, County Shire of Fife, Scotland. James signed the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. Rachel & James were second great-grand Aunt and uncle of Jeff Augustus "Gus" BIRD (1893-1954)

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Rachel Wilson's Timeline

1750
1750
Amity Township, Berks, PA, USA
1771
November 5, 1771
Age 21
Douglassville, Berks, PA, USA
1772
1772
Age 22
1774
1774
Age 24
1777
1777
Age 27
1779
1779
Age 29
1782
1782
Age 32
1785
1785
Age 35
1786
April 14, 1786
Age 36
Philadelphia, PA, USA
1786
Age 36
Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA