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Notes for Rachel Kizanna Pickett

1843 Daniel Barnhouse and Rachel Pickett were married in Darke County, Ohio, by Samuel M. Beatty, MG. [1] [Photocopy, Marriage record for Rachel K Pickett and Daniel Barnhouse.] [2] [3] [4] [5]

1850 Daniel Barnhouse (age 34) and Rachel (age 23, born in South Carolina) lived in Adams Twp, Darke County, Ohio with children Mary E (age 6), Nancy J (age 4), Catharine (age 1/12). [6] [7] [8]

1860 Daniel Barnhouse (age 44) and Rachel Barnhouse (age 33, born South Carolina) lived in Lacon Twp, Marshall County, Illinois with 3 female children born in Ohio: Mary (age 15), Nancy Josephine [N.J.] (age 14), Martha Jenny [M.J.] (age 7), and Alice [A.B.](female, age 4, born Illinois). [9] [10]

1865 Daniel Barnhouse died before 1865. Rachel Pickett Barnhouse then married Elijah Bliss.

1865 Elijah Bliss (age 60-70) lived in Bell Plain, Marshall County, Illinois with 3 females (age 20-30). [11]

1870 Rachel Bliss (age 43, born in South Carolina) and Elijah Bliss (age 68) lived in Groveland Twp, Tazewell County, Illinois with Rachel's daughters Alice (age 14) and Olive (age 10) Barnhouse and Viola Bliss (age 3). Son-in-law John O'Neil and daughter Jennie lived with them. Elijah was a shoemaker. [12] [13] [14]

1883 Rachel K Bliss, widow of Elijah, lived in Kansas City, Missouri. [15]

1887 Lincoln L. Barnhouse and Mary J. Mclean were married on April 26, 1887 in Tazewell County, Illinois. Lincoln L. Barnhouse was a child of Daniel Barnhouse and Rachael Pickett. Lincoln L. Barnhouse,age 24, was born in Lacon Twp, Marshall County, Illinois. Mary J. Mclean was a child of Daniel B. Mclean and Lydia Williams. Mary J. Mclean, age 28, was born in Elm Grove Twp, Tazewell County, Illinois. [16]

1923 Josie Bower died at age 77 on November 11 in Puyallup, Pierce County, Washington. She was a daughter of Daniel Barnhouse and Rachel Pickett and her spouse was John Bower. [17] [18] [19] [20]

Research Notes:

Did Rachel and Elijah separate before 1880 and did Rachel live with John Pierson in 1880?

1860 John Pierson (age 54, born England) lived in Palestine Twp, Woodford County, Illinois. [21]

1870 John Pierson (age 60, born England) lived in Palestine Twp, Woodford County, Illinois. [22]

1880 Rachel Peirson (age 53, born in Georgia), wife, married, lived in Palestine Twp, Woodford County, Illinois, in a household with John Peirson (age 68) and step-daughters Belle Bliss (age 24) and Violia Bliss (age 13). Rachel Peirson's parents were both born in France (sic). [23] [24] [25]

Notes for Elijah Bliss, perhaps:

1857 Elijah Bliss was appointed postmaster in Westwood, Woodford County, Illinois. [26]

1860 Elijah Bliss (age 57) and Sarah Bliss (age 58) lived in Woodford County, Illinois. [27] [28]

1880 Elijah Bliss (age 78) lived in Woodford County, Illinois with 3 daughters. [29] [30]

1884 Elijah Bliss died on September 25 and was buried at Baptist Cemetery, Washburn, Woodford County, Illinois. Elijah Bliss was born on December 9, 1801. [31] [32]


Elijah Bliss obituary
Marshall County Democrat, Lacon, Illinois, October 3, 1884. [33]

One report suggests that this is the same Elijah Bliss who married Rachel Barnhouse. [34]

1883 A findagrave memorial reports: Rachel Kizannah, Pickett was buried at Burial Details Unknown. Rachel Kizannah, Pickett was born in 1827. Third marriage to John Pierson, 04 Dec 1879, Woodford Co. Illinois. [35] [36] We seek documentation for the facts presented at this memorial.


Footnotes:

[1] Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016, B1-23, [FamilySearchImage], [FamilySearchRecord].

[2] Illinois, U.S., County Marriage Records, 1800-1940, [AncestryRecord].

[3] Illinois, U.S., County Marriage Records, 1800-1940, [AncestryRecord].

[4] Illinois, U.S., County Marriage Records, 1800-1940, [AncestryRecord].

[5] Family Search, Ohio, County Marriage Records, 1774-1993, [AncestryRecord].

[6] United States Federal Census, 1850, [AncestryImage], [AncestryRecord].

[7] United States Federal Census, 1850, [AncestryRecord].

[8] United States Federal Census, 1850, [FamilySearchImage], [FamilySearchRecord].

[9] United States Federal Census, 1860, page 79, [FamilySearchImage], [FamilySearchRecord].

[10] United States Federal Census, 1860, [AncestryImage], [AncestryRecord].

[11] Illinois State Census, 1865, [FamilySearchImage], [FamilySearchRecord].

[12] United States Federal Census, 1870, family 71, page 105, [FamilySearchImage], [FamilySearchRecord].

[13] United States Federal Census, 1870, [AncestryRecord].

[14] United States Federal Census, 1870, [AncestryRecord].

[15] US City Directories, [AncestryRecord].

[16] Tazewell County, Illinois, County Clerk, Vital records, 1827-1922, Marriages, 1-195, [FamilySearchImage], [FamilySearchRecord], [FSCatalog].

[17] Washington, Select Death Certificates, 1907-1960, [AncestryRecord].

[18] Washington, Select Death Certificates, 1907-1960, [AncestryRecord].

[19] Washington, Select Death Certificates, 1907-1960, [AncestryRecord].

[20] Washington, Select Death Certificates, 1907-1960, [AncestryRecord].

[21] United States Federal Census, 1860, [FamilySearchImage], [FamilySearchRecord].

[22] United States Federal Census, 1870, [AncestryRecord].

[23] United States Federal Census, 1880, [AncestryImage], [AncestryRecord].

[24] United States Federal Census, 1880, [AncestryRecord].

[25] United States Federal Census, 1880, family 176, page 523, [FamilySearchImage], [FamilySearchRecord].

[26] Record of Appointment of Postmasters, 1832-1971, NARA Microfilm Publication, M841, Records of the Post Office Department, Record Group Number 28. National Archives. Volume 9, [AncestryRecord].

[27] United States Federal Census, 1860, [FamilySearchImage], [FamilySearchRecord].

[28] United States Federal Census, 1860, [AncestryRecord].

[29] United States Federal Census, 1880, [FamilySearchImage], [FamilySearchRecord].

[30] United States Federal Census, 1880, [AncestryRecord].

[31] Find A Grave Memorial 52607349, [FindAGrave].

[32] Find A Grave Memorial at Ancestry.com, [AncestryRecord].

[33] Marshall County Democrat, Lacon, Illinois, October 3, 1884, page 1, [NewspapersClip].

[34] North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000, [AncestryRecord].

[35] Find A Grave Memorial 46759527, [FindAGrave].

[36] Find A Grave Memorial at Ancestry.com, [AncestryRecord].