Rachel Ann Elliott1,2

ID#1240, b. 22 April 1874, d. 23 January 1923
Father: Anderson T. Elliott.3
Mother: Mary Kelly.3,4

Birth date: 22 April 1874.3 It has also been reported that Rachel was born in April 1873.5
Birth place: Calhoun County, West Virginia.3

Rachel's first marriage was to George W. Church, son of Henry S. Church and Margaret (unknown), on 9 July 1891.4,6

She became a widow at age 26 when George died on 10 April 1901.7

Her second marriage was to Thomas Franklin Summers, son of Joseph Summers and Martha Ellen Matthew, on 14 April 1905 in Calhoun County, West Virginia. M. W. Stout, a minister of the gospel, certified that he united them in marriage at his residence. Rachel was identified as a widow still using the surname of her deceased husband.3

Rachel's third marriage was to Cloid Dwight Wright on 10 October 1921 at Grantsville, Calhoun County, West Virginia. Floyd W. Dick, pastor of the M. E. Church South in Grantsville, certified that he united the couple in marriage. Both parties were identified as being divorced; Rachel was still using the surname of her second husband.8

Rachel died at age 48 on 23 January 1923 in Wood County, West Virginia.9,10 Rachel's body was interred in the St. Paul United Methodist Church Cemetery, Calhoun County, West Virginia.9

Deceased Children of Rachel Ann Elliott and George W. Church:

Deceased Children of Rachel Ann Elliott and Thomas Franklin Summers:

Family Line(s):
Church Index
Last Edited Date=28 Apr 2013

Citations

  1. [S195] "West Virginia Marriages, January 1881 to November 1936," presented by The Calhoun County WVGenWeb, online http://www.wvgenweb.org/calhoun/gr1881-1936.txt
  2. [S1742] Fredy Summers, Calhoun County Register of Births, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_bcsearch.aspx, file 808278_00529.jpg.
  3. [S1740] Marriage License for Tom F. Summers and Rachel Church, Calhoun County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_mcsearch.aspx, file 4011510_00561.jpg.
  4. [S1746] Register of Marriages for George W. Church and Mary Elliot, Calhoun County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_mcsearch.aspx, file 4011510_00104.jpg.
  5. [S1747] George W. Church household, 1900 U.S. Census, Calhoun County, West Virginia, Lee District, Enumeration District 22, sheets 2A (19 stamped) and 2B, National Archives micropublication T623_1757.
  6. [S197] Delores Yost, Rachel Elliott in "Summers-Church," listserve message, 27 June 2001.
  7. [S486] George W. Church, Calhoun County Register of Deaths, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_dcsearch.aspx, file 808278_00311.jpg.
  8. [S1739] Marriage License for Cloid D. Wright and Rachel Summers, Calhoun County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_mcsearch.aspx, file 4011512_00227.jpg.
  9. [S198] Doug Summers, Family of Thomas Summers & Rachel Elliott in "Summers-Church," listserve message, 19 Dec 2000.
  10. [S1353] West Virginia, Deaths Index, 1853-1973, online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), Rachel Ann Wright data.
  11. [S485] Jennie Miracle obituary, The Calhoun Chronicle, Grantsville, West Virginia, November 2002, online http://www.calhounchronicle.com/Pages/Current%20Pages/…
  12. [S913] Marriage License for A. J. Church and Ida Cantwell, Calhoun County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_mcsearch.aspx, file 4011511_00383.jpg.
  13. [S1743] Thomas Summers household, 1910 U.S. Census, Calhoun County, West Virginia, Center District, Enumeration District 18, sheet 7B, National Archives micropublication T624_1677.