Rachel Ewing Thorndike

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Rachel Ewing Thorndike (Sherman)

Birthdate: (58)
Birthplace: Lancaster, Fairfield Co., OH
Death: October 26, 1919 (58)
Boston, Suffolk Co., MA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Maj. Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman (USA) and Eleanor Boyle Sherman
Wife of Dr. Paul Thorndike
Mother of William Tecumseh Sherman Thorndike; Martha Hamlen; Anna Rock; William T. Thorndike; Martha Thorndike and 2 others
Sister of Rev. Thomas Ewing Sherman; Robert Otho Sherman; Eleanor Mary Thackara; Mary A. Pickering; Maria Ewing Fitch and 3 others

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About Rachel Ewing Thorndike

MRS RACHEL S. THORNDIKE LAID TO REST AT BEVERLY The funeral of Mrs. Rachel Sherman Thorndike, who died Sunday, took place yesterday evening in the chapel of the Blessed Sacrament in the Cathedral of the Holy Cross. After a high mass, which was sung by Rev. William B. Finigan, rector of the Cathedral, the cortege proceeded to Beverly where burial took place. Mrs. Thorndike was the daughter of the late Gen. Sherman and was married to Dr. Thorndike in Washington. Married on Franklin Square, Washington D.C. at the home of her uncle Senator John Sherman on 30 December 1891. Her brother, Father Thomas Sherman performed the marriage. Among those attending was President Benjamin Harrison.

The Boston Daily Globe, October 29, 1919

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Rachel Ewing Thorndike's Timeline

1861
July 5, 1861
Lancaster, Fairfield Co., OH
1893
January 16, 1893
Age 31
Boston, Suffolk Co., MA
January 1893
Age 31
1895
January 18, 1895
Age 33
Boston, Suffolk Co., MA
January 1895
Age 33
1896
September 12, 1896
Age 35
Boston, Suffolk Co., MA
1896
Age 34
1897
September 1897
Age 36
1919
October 26, 1919
Age 58
Boston, Suffolk Co., MA