Rachel Owings 1 2 3
- Born: 11 Nov 1737, Baltimore Co., Maryland, (United States)
- Marriage (1): Rev. Richard Owings in 1759
- Died: After Aug 1813, Bourbon, Kentucky, United States
February 5th 1815 Court
Page 389 & 390
Emancipation of Bill and Easter by Rachel Owings (Daughter of John Owings dec'd)
An instrument in writing given under the hand and seal of Rachel Owings emancipating and setting at liberty two negro slaves named Bill and Easter was this day produced into court, proved by the oath of Cathrine and James Wills witnesses thereto to be act & deed of said Rachel and ordered to be recorded as follows to wit After a duly consideration of my deceased husbands Will and agreeably to his Will by Richard Owings which is my deceased husband, I do freely and voluntarily after my death agreeable to my Dec'd husband Richard Owings Will set free two negroes namely Bill and Easter, which I beg and crave that no other instrument of writing hereafter should be of any effect except this alone also that I desire and request that the same may be recorded and the same to forever to stand stable and strong Given under my hand and seal this third day of January 1805 signed sealed and delivered in the presence of us "Signed" Rachel her X mark Owings [seal] \endash Saml Cartwright \endash tet Wm Phillips. Catherine Wills James Wills \endash Whereupon it is ordered that the said negro slave Esther be emancipated and set free \endash James Wills __ and acknowledged bond in the penalty of two hundred dollars \endash conditioned to prevent said slave from becoming chargeable to this county
(Source: Bourbon County, Kentucky Court Records)
Birthdate may have been 4 November 1737.
Source http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=pprokasy&id=I12706 has death in August 1812.
Rachel married Rev. Richard Owings, son of Joshua Owings and Mary Cockey, in 1759. (Rev. Richard Owings was born on 13 Nov 1738 in Baltimore Co., Maryland, (United States), died on 7 Oct 1786 in Leesburg, Loudoun, Virginia, United States and was buried in Old Stone Methodist Church Cemetery, Leesburg, Loudoun, Virginia, United States 4.)