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Rachel Taylor Whittaker

April 16, 1808–July 28, 1876

1 Born at Heywood, Bury, Lancashire, England; daughter of Alice Turner and James Taylor. 2 Baptized, 1850. 3 Married James Whittaker, 1829; seven children. 4 Settled at Cedar City, Iron County, Utah Territory; appointed second counselor of the Cedar City Relief Society, 1856; served as president of the Cedar City Relief Society, 1868–1875. 5 Died at Cedar City. 6 (See Document 2.6)

Footnotes

  1. [1] Patriarchal Blessing Index, 1833–2011, reel # 138, p. 375], Rachel Taylor Whittaker (Mar. 31, 1854), CHL. “Died,” Deseret News [weekly], Aug. 16, 1876, 459.
  2. [2] “Died,” 459. Patriarchal blessings, 1854, Rachel Taylor Whittaker. “England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538–1975,” database, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org, accessed Jan. 2015), entry for Rachel Taylor, 5 June 1808; citing Baptismal Register, 1808–1837, Wesleyan Chapel Heywood, Lancashire, England; FHL microfilm 560878, item 15.
  3. [3] “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org, accessed Jan. 2015), Rachel Taylor KWV9-JJR .
  4. [4] Church of England, St. Chad’s Church (Rochdale, Lancashire), Church of England, St. Mary’s Church (Wardleworth, Lancashire), Bishop’s Transcripts for St. Chad’s Church, Rochdale, 1599–1840, James Whittaker and Rachel Taylor, Aug. 2, 1829; from Lancashire Record Office, Preston, England; images, FHL microfilm 1545796 item 1, FHL. “Family Tree,” database, Rachel Taylor and James Whittaker Sr KWV9-JJY .
  5. [5] “A Brief History of the Relief Society of Cedar City,” Cedar City Ward, Minutes, Mar. 17, 1892, n.p., Cedar City Ward Relief Society minute book, Cedar City Ward, Parowan Stake, CHL. “Died,” 459.
  6. [6] “Died,” 459.