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Rachel Ann Mitchell Brackney
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Birth: Mar. 14, 1841
Beaver County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jan. 6, 1916
Jasper County
Illinois, USA

Rachel was born the daughter of William Mitchell, who was born in Pennsylvania, and Elizabeth Pickle, born in Ohio.

"Mrs. Rachel Brackney died at the home of her son, Levi Brackney, of near Wheeler, Friday January 14 1916, aged 74 years and 10 months.
Rachel Ann Mitchell was born March 14 1841 in Beaver Co. Pennsylvania, came with her parents to Illinois when nine years old; united with the M. P. church at Kedron at the age of 14; and was married to George Lane during the Civil War. To this union were born three children. Her husband died in 1868.

She was married to Lewis Brackney November 25 1872. To this union was born four children. Lewis Brackney died September 25 1899. She is survived by two sons and a daughter, Edward Brackney of Tolono IL, Mrs. Lizzie Burwell of Elk City IL, and Levi Brackney of Wheeler IL; 14 grand-children; two brothers, two sisters and a host of friends to mourn the loss of a sincere Christian, but our loss is her gain and while she will be missed by all we can so live as to meet her again. She sleeps in Jesus, blessed sleep from which none ever wake to weep."

Family links: 
  George Lane (____ - 1869)
  Lewis Hudson Brackney (1832 - 1899)
  James J Lane (____ - 1871)*
  Margaret Lane (____ - 1870)*
  Fannie Brackney Still (1865 - 1935)*
  Lewis Brackney (1869 - 1888)*
  Edward Andrew Brackney (1873 - 1947)*
  Charles W. Brackney (1875 - 1877)*
  Levi Brackney (1879 - 1962)*
*Calculated relationship
Trexler Cemetery
Jasper County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Harold G. Richards
Record added: Apr 12, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35794434
Rachel Ann <i>Mitchell</i> Brackney
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- Harold G. Richards
 Added: Apr. 20, 2009

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