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 Rachel Amanda <I>Venable</I> Houser

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Rachel Amanda Venable Houser

  • Birth 7 May 1842 Johnson County, Tennessee, USA
  • Death 22 Jun 1930 Seymour, Baylor County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Gatesville, Coryell County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 35474963

Rachel Amanda Venable is the daughter of Lewis Venable and Susana Van Huss Venable. She married 27 May 1864 Johnson Co., TN [1] James A. Burchett and had two sons, William P. "Will" Burchett who married Emma Thridge and Cleveland Hamilton "Cleve" Burchett who married Henrietta Shamm. She married 7 Jun 1842 Johnson Co., TN [2] David Emanuel Houser. They had nine children together; Susan Elizabeth, Margarete Josephene, John Edward (Aka James), Nancy Ellen, Laura Bell, Henry Clay, Robert Lee, Fannie Maud and John Wesley.

Rachel's father, Lewis was a farmer, Minister and Justice of the Peace.

After her second husband died, Rachel continued to run the farm they owned, with the help of her children. Rachel is buried beside her second husband, David Emanuel Houser in the Masonic Cemetery in Gatesville.

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  • Created by: Kat
  • Added: 3 Apr 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 35474963
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Rachel Amanda Venable Houser (7 May 1842–22 Jun 1930), Find A Grave Memorial no. 35474963, citing Masonic Cemetery, Gatesville, Coryell County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Kat (contributor 46816437) .