Based upon U.S. Census and online trees, Rachel was born about 1813 in Orange County, NC. She was the second wife of William Heath, marrying him in the 1840s. His first wife was Betsy Rumley and possible sister to Rachel.
There were three known children from her marriage: Eliza Heath, Lewis Craven, and Rachel Ellen Heath.
Period of Death is not yet known, but it was after the 1880 census.