Rachel Naomi Ann Roarty was the daughter of Joseph Roarty and Eleanor Nail. Her father fought in Company K, 11th Indiana Infantry in the Civil was and was injured in the Battle of Shiloh. Her maternal grandparents were John Nail and Rachel John from Flat Rock, Shelby County, Indiana. Her maternal great grandparents settle Mansfield, Ohio when it was wilderness land.
Her parents died while she was a youth. Her three younger brothers were John Smith Roarty Charles Roarty and George Washington Roarty. Rachel and Ana were raised by their Uncle Joshua Spurling and Aunt Mary Nail Spurling in Illinois and later Flat Rock, Indiana. Her brothers Joseph and Charles were raise by the Nail relatives in Flat Rock, Shelby, Indiana.
John Clinton Clagg
1854–1939 (m. 1877)