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Rachel Jane Atkinson
 Born
16 June 1872 - Tarson, Portadown, Co. Armagh, Ireland, United Kingdom - [ s3320 ]
 Died
1924 - Connecticut, United States of America
 Buried
East Cemetery, Manchester, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States of America - [  s4477 ]
 Father
Born About 1833 - Died About August 1911
 Mother
Born About 1840 - Died 27 July 1892
 Spouse 1
Born 15 April 1874 - Died 16 February 1905
 Married
7 April 1899 - Seagoe Parish Church, Portadown, Co. Armagh, Ireland, United Kingdom - [ s3323 ]
 Spouse 2
Born 1869 - Died 1919
 Married
30 June 1909 - Rochdale, Leicester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States of America - [ s4476 ]
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GENERAL NOTES
Birth Certificate of Rachel Jane Atkinson - 16 June 1872Birth Certificate of Rachel Jane Atkinson - 16 June 1872
[RFSS Apr 2017]

Ireland Births and Baptisms, 1620-1881
Name: Rachel Jane Atkinson
Gender: Female
Christening Place: 815, PORTADOWN, ARM, IRE.
Birth Date: 16 Jun 1872
Birthplace: Portadown, Arm, Ire.
Father's Name: Dynes Atkinson
Mother's Name: Rachel Dickson
Registration District: Lurgan
Volume Number: 6
Page Number: 815
Index Number: 145
[RFSS Feb 2014]

1901 Census record taken on Sunday, 31 March.
Residents of a house 14 in Ballyhannon (Carrowbrack, Co. Armagh)
SurnameForenameAgeSexRelation to headReligion
1BestFrancis27MaleHead of FamilyChurch of Ireland
2BestRachel26FemaleWifeChurch of Ireland
BirthplaceOccupationLiteracyMarital
Status
Specified
Illnesses
1Co. ArmaghWeaver-LinenRead and writeMarried-
2Co. ArmaghWeaver-LinenRead and writeMarried-
[RFSS Feb 2014]

New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island)
Given Name: Rachel
Surname: Best
Last Place of Residence: Armagh
Event Date: 11 Nov 1906
Age: 30y
Nationality: British, Irish
Departure Port: Londonderry
Arrival Port: New York
Gender: Female
Marital Status: W
Ship Name: Caledonia
[RFSS Apr 2017]

SS Caledonia - Anchor LineSS Caledonia - Anchor LineLength: 500.0 ft.
Breadth: 58.2 ft.
Draft (or Depth): 33.4 ft.
Tonnage: 9,223 tons (gross), 5,066 net
Engines: Triple expansion, 6 cyl., (2) 31.5" (2) 51.25" (2) 85" x 54" stroke
Speed: 16 knots
Builder: David and William Hendrickson & Co., Ltd., Glasgow (Yard No. 438)
Launched: October 22, 1904
Maiden Voyage: March 25, 1905
Disposition: December 5, 1916 - Torpedoed and sunk.
Particulars: Port of Registry: Glasgow, Scotland, Flag of Registry: British, Funnel colour: Black, Company flag: White burgee, red anchor and cable., Signal Letters: H G F D, Wireless call letters: M A I
Details: Steel hull, two funnels, two masts, twin screws, three decks, deep framing, shelter deck; accommodation: First Class: 250, Second Class: 350, Third Class: 850
[RFSS Apr 2017]

United States Census, 15 April 1910
Name: Rachel J. Fulton
Event Place: Lancaster, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Gender: Female
Age: 34
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Race (Original): White
Relationship to Head of Household: Wife
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Wife
Birth Year (Estimated): 1876
Birthplace: Ireland
Immigration Year: 1887 (Should be 1906)
Father's Birthplace: Ireland
Mother's Birthplace: Ireland
Sheet Letter: B
Sheet Number: 21
HouseholdGenderAgeBirthplace
HeadRobert FultonM40Ireland
WifeRachel J. FultonF34Ireland
Brother-in-lawDynes AtkinsonM26Ireland 
[RFSS Apr 2017]

Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934
Name: Rachel J. Atkinson Fulton
Gender: Female
Death Date: 1924
Death Place: Connecticut
Birth Date: 1872
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: B03316-0
System Origin: Connecticut-EASy
GS Film number: 3127
[RFSS Apr 2017]

Headstone of Rachel Jane Atkinson Fulton 1872 - 1924Headstone of Rachel Jane Atkinson Fulton 1872 - 1924
East Cemetery, Manchester, Hartford County, Connecticut
The headstone photograph comes from the Find A Grave website courtesy of Sue
The location is East Cemetery, Manchester, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States of America.
Link to the Find A Grave site for Rachel Jane Atkinson Fulton
[RFSS Apr 2017]
MARRIAGE NOTES
Marriage Certificate of Francis Best and Rachel Jane Atkinson - 7 April 1899Marriage Certificate of Francis Best and Rachel Jane Atkinson - 7 April 1899
[RFSS Apr 2017]

Ireland, Civil Registration Marriage Indexes
Name: Francis Best
Spouse's Name: Rachel Jane Atkinson
Event Date: Apr - Jun 1899
Event Place: Lurgan, Ireland
Registration District: Lurgan
Registration Quarter and Year: Apr - Jun 1899
Volume Number: 1
Page Number: 927
Index Number: 61
[RFSS Feb 2014]
Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915
Name: Robert Fulton
Event Date: 30 Jun 1909
Event Place: Rochdale Leicester, , Massachusetts, United States
Registration Place: Leicester, , Massachusetts
Gender: Male
Age: 39
Birth Date: 1870
Birth Year (Estimated): 1870
Birthplace: , , Ireland
Father's Name: Hugh Fulton
Mother's Name: Elizabeth Thompson
Spouse's Name: Rachel Jane Atkinson Best
Spouse's Gender: Female
Spouse's Age: 33
Spouse's Marital Status: Widowed
Spouse's Birth Date: 1876
Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1876
Spouse's Birthplace: , , Ireland
Spouse's Father's Name: Dynes Atkinson
Spouse's Mother's Name: Rachel Dixon
Page: 348
Number of Images: 1
[RFSS Apr 2017]
SOURCES
[ s3320 ] Birth Certificate - Birth of Rachel Jane Atkinson to Dynes and Rachel Atkinson on 16 June 1872 in Tarson, Portadown, Co. Armagh, Ireland, United Kingdom - Registration District: Lurgan, Volume Number: 6, Page Number: 815, Index Number: 145 - BC1872-16-06-RJA
[ s4477 ] Cemetery Marker - Headstone - East Cemetery, Manchester, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States of America - H1924-xx-xx-RJAF
[ s3323 ] Marriage Certificate - Marriage of Francis Best and Rachel Jane Atkinson on 7 April 1899 in Seagoe Parish Church, Portadown, Co. Armagh, Ireland, United Kingdom - Registration District: Lurgan, Volume Number: 1, Page Number: 927, Index Number: 61 - MC1899-07-04-FB-RJA
[ s4476 ] Marriage Registration - Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915 - Marriage of Robert Fulton and Rachel Jane Atkinson Best on 30 June 1909 in Rochdale, Leicester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States of America - MR1909-30-06-RF-RJA
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