Bickel Family Mysteries

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Rachel Bickel

Was sent this today so more questions so was this her maiden name or was she married before William.? Rachel Clifton West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970 Name: William Luiger which is Linger Event Type: Marriage Event Type: Marriage Marriage Date: 1826 Marriage Place: Nicholas, West Virginia, United States Spouse's Name: Rachel Clifton Source Reference: County Records Record Number: 1684

Who was Rachel Bickel parents???? Personal Note to self Will you be able to break this WALL??? Answer good question. Many have listed Rachel Bickel (Bickle) as being born around 1805 in Lewis, Virginia (now Lewis County, West Virginia). Her parents have been listed as George Bickel and Nancy Glassford without source documentation. The problem is that these parents also have birth dates around 1805 making it impossible for them to have Rachel as a child. Part of the confusion could be that George & Margaret did have a daughter named Rachel Bickel but she was born in 1844 and married a William Mays.

Unfortunately, the parent's information has been spread throughout,, etc trees, again without sources and investigation.

An alternative set of parents have been suggested, again without sources: Jacob Bickel (1770-1850) married to a Margaret (abt 1770- ).Jacob and Margaret Meese were married on 4/12/1848, the only child listed I could fine is Rachel, her grandparents on the Bickel side were Johann Jacob Bickel 1743 - 1805. and Margaret Cogar 1743 - 1805.

==Notes== I keep coming back to Jacob and Margaret as Rachel parents. but can not find source. just what other people from other sites are sending me.

At this time, parents can not be confirmed. Rachel Linger formerly Bickel Born about 1805 [uncertain] in Lewis, Virginia, United State Married 27 Apr 1826 in Nicholas, Virginia, United States

This new information was sent by a 5th cousin 1 time removed. New information has come to light. John Michael Bickel 1771-1805 father of Rachel Jacob Bickel 1743-1805 father of John Then the person goes with his line to Barbara Bickel who son Elihu McGlaughlin MD 1843-1862 .

QUESTION The Bickel surname and the other surnames that are connected to them . I have dna match with . More questions then answers. THE MYSTERY LADY OF LINGER.

I have found Rachel Bickel McClain .McCain. Who is this lady ??? Same Rachel or Different???

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