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Rachel (Hedges) Vause (1743 - 1832)

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Rachel Vause formerly Hedges
Born in Hampshire County, Virginiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Hampshire County, Virginia USAmap
Profile last modified 23 Apr 2018 | Created 17 Aug 2011
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Rachel was born in 1743. She was the daughter of Solomon Hedges and Rebecca Van Meter. She passed away in 1832. [1]


  1. Entered by Joe Willis Jones, Thursday, July 11, 2013.
  • Vance Family Ass'n Newsletter; published quarterly 1985-2000
  • Historical Records of Old Frederick and Hampshire Counties, VA by Wilmer L. Kerns; 1992
  • Early Records of Hampshire Co., WV; by Clara McCormack Sage & Laura Sage Jones; 1939


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On 2 Mar 2014 at 02:07 GMT Liz (Noland) Shifflett wrote:

I changed Sheri's merge proposal to rejected because this Rachel & the other Rachel (Hedges-420) have different parents and died on different continents. Not sure how they came to have the same husband. The profile for this Rachel's husband, Vause-22, includes a reference to her parents.

Rachel is 15 degrees from T S Eliot, 17 degrees from Walter Howe and 13 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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