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 Rachel <I>Brewer</I> Peale

Rachel Brewer Peale

Birth
Anne Arundel County, Maryland, USA
Death 12 Apr 1790 (aged 45)
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 62071796 · View Source
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Rachel was the first wife of Charles Willson Peale and the mother of 11 of his children, 5 of who died in infancy. The six children that lived to adulthood were: Raphaelle, Angelica Kauffman, Rembrandt, Titian Ramsey, Rubens and Sophonisba.

Concerning Rachel's burial, the following quote is taken from "Portrait Painter of the American Revolution" by Robert Morris, publishid in the TROWEL Magazine in the Fall issue, 2001:

"He was buried by the side of his first true love, Rachael, in St Peter's Churchyard in Philadelphia."


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  • Created by: Jim Stevens
  • Added: 23 Nov 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 62071796
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rachel Brewer Peale (14 May 1744–12 Apr 1790), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62071796, citing Saint Peter's Episcopal Churchyard, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Jim Stevens (contributor 47249634) .