Family:Farnsworth, Rachel (1770-1857)
Rachel Farnsworth (Thomas Farnsworth, Mary Pierce, Mary3 Whitney, Joshua2, John1), daughter of Thomas and Elizabeth (Davis) Farnsworth, was born 9 Sep 1770, New Ipswich,NH, and died 20 Mar 1857, Dover, IL. She was buried in Pioneer Cemetery, Dover, IL.
She married, 16 Sep 1790, Halstead, NH, Simon Abel (Abell), son of Eliphalet and Lydia (Williams) Abell. She was born 2 Oct 1767, Lebanon, CT, and died 20 Oct 1851, Dover, IL.
Children of Simon and Rachel (Farnsworth) Abel (Abell):
i. Lydia Abel, b. 11 Sept 1799, Williamstown, VT; d. 30 Jan 1861 Dover, IL; m. 20 Dec 1821, Danford Steele. ii. Oramel Abel, b. 26 June 1801, Williamstown, VT; d. 15 Jan 1806, Williamstown, VT. iii. Rachael Philane Abel, b. 18 Feb 1810, Williamstown, VT. iv. Oramel Ezekiel Abel, b. 20 Sept 1813.
- Horace A. Abell and Lewis P. Abell, Abell Family in America.
1.^ Pioneer cemetery photos and transcription by Claire Crandell from internet.