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Rachel (Marvin) Holley (abt. 1728)

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Rachel Holley formerly Marvin aka Sears
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Rachel was born 27 March 1728. [1][2]

Birth year 1728 or 1729

m. (1) Joshua Sears (see Sears Gen., 112) ; m. (2) Josiah Holley ; 4 children.


  1. Source: #S1
  2. Source: #S8
  • Source: Connecticut Town Birth Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection) [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2006. Original data: White, Lorraine Cook, ed. The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records. Vol. 1-55. Baltimore, MD, USA: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1994-2002.
  • Source: S8 Descendants of Reinold and Matthew Marvin of Hartford CT., 1638 and 1635 by George Franklin Marvin of New York and William T. R. Marvin of Boston. T. R. Marvin and Sons, Publishers, 73 Federal Street, Boston, 1904. (Matthew Marvin line starts on page 287 (actual book page); page 298 digitized page) This is a well-documented, well-sourced book with cites to church and town records both in England and in America; indexed and partially searchable)
  • No. 30, viii, 5 pg 32 - The St. John genealogy; descendants of Matthias St. John, of Dorchester, Massachusetts, 1634, of Windsor, Connecticut, 1640, of Wethersfield, Connecticut, 1643-1645, and Norwalk, Connecticut, 1650b y Alexander, Orline St. John Alexander Published 1907
  • Totten, John. Thacher-Thatcher Genealogy (New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, New York, 1910) Page 169

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