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Rachel Cecelia Knight

Rachel Cecelia Knight

Female 1906 - 2005  (99 years)

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  • Name Rachel Cecelia Knight 
    Born 9 Feb 1906  Uxbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Birth Record of Rachel Cecelia Knight
    Birth Record of Rachel Cecelia Knight
    Gender Female 
    Census 1910  Abington, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Census 1920  Townsend, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Census 1930  Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Residence 2005  Monroe, Fairfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    History Rachel graduated in 1928 from Mount Holyoke College. According to her obituary, "While living in Scarsdale, Mrs. Mead was active in community projects, including the Girl Scouts, the Red Cross, and the Scarsdale Congregational Church. She moved to the Applewood at Amherst Retirement Community in 1991, after her husband had passed away."   [2
    SSN 125-30-7797  [3
    Died 25 Sep 2005  Holyoke, Hampden County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 6
    Agency: Loomis House Nursing Center 
    Person ID I409  Delvee Family | Clan of Jonathan, Tribe of Peter
    Last Modified 2 Jul 2016 

    Father Herman Clinton Knight,   b. 10 Mar 1875, Belchertown, Hampshire County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 1948  (Age 73 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Edna Gertrude Doubleday,   b. 22 Feb 1881, Dana, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1942, Belchertown, Hampshire County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 06 Dec 1904  Dana, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11
    Marriage Record of Edna G. Doubleday and Herman C. Knight
    Marriage Record of Edna G. Doubleday and Herman C. Knight
    Family ID F195  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rolan Jordan Mead,   b. 05 Aug 1906, Scarsdale, Westchester County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1988, Scarsdale, Westchester County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 05 Aug 1935  Belchertown, Hampshire County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Cynthia Coolidge Mead
     2. Robert Warren Mead
    Last Modified 25 Apr 2014 
    Family ID F258  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Feb 1906 - Uxbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - She was recorded while living with her parents. - 1910 - Abington, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - She was recorded while living with her parents. - 1920 - Townsend, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - She was a college teacher - 1930 - Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 05 Aug 1935 - Belchertown, Hampshire County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 2005 - Monroe, Fairfield County, Connecticut Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Agency: Loomis House Nursing Center - 25 Sep 2005 - Holyoke, Hampden County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Rachel Mead's 95th birthday
    Rachel Mead's 95th birthday
    Rachel (Knight) Mead on her 95th Birthday; Caption: R. C. Knight on her 95th Birthday

  • Sources 
    1. [S88] Doubleday, Warren N. Doubleday Genealogical Chart, (Petersham, Massachusetts: manuscript, 1970).

    2. [S480] Obituary of Rachel C. Knight Mead , (Springfield, Massachusetts, The Republican, 27 September2005).

    3. [S911] Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc).

    4. [S800] Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts, Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011).
      Birth Record of Rachel Cecelia Knight

    5. [S829] Massachusetts, Births, 1841-1915, (Family Search).
      Birth Record of Rachel Cecelia Knight

    6. [S83] Social Security Administration, Social Security Death Benefit Records (SSDI), (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2011).

    7. [S503] 1910 U.S. Federal Census - Massachusetts, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006).
      Year: 1910; Census Place: Abington, Plymouth, Massachusetts; Roll: T624_610; Page: 10B; Enumeration District: 1171; FHL microfilm: 1374623

    8. [S499] 1920 U.S. Federal Census - Massachusetts, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010).
      Year: 1920; Census Place: Townsend, Middlesex, Massachusetts; Roll: T625_716; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 473; Image: 260

    9. [S509] 1930 U.S. Federal Census - Massachusetts, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002).
      Year: 1930; Census Place: Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts; Roll: 946; Page: 35A; Enumeration District: 0167; Image: 277.0; FHL microfilm: 2340681

    10. [S388] Delvee Historian. Delvee Family Records 1887 - 1988, (Warwick, Massachusetts: manuscript, 1988).

    11. [S827] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Massachusetts, Marriage Records, 1840-1915, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013).
      Marriage Record of Edna G. Doubleday and Herman C. Knight