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282. Rachel Sims7Daniel (Jessie L.6Daniel, Frances5Sims, William4, Bruster3, Edward2, William1), was born 1 September 1849, Alabama, died 11 January 1919, Hamilton County, Texas,[2217] buried Pottsville Cemetery, Hamilton County.[2218] She married first, 29 March 1867, Dallas County, Texas, to Thomas Sewell Thompson,[2219] born circa 1841, Alabama, died circa 1875. Rachel married second, circa 1878, to R. S. Hoad.[2220]

In the 1850 census, Rachel was Nancy E. Daniel. In the 1860 census she was Nancy E. M. Daniel. When she married Thomas S. Thompson in 1867, she was Nancy R. Daniel. In the 1870 census she was Rachel S. Thompson. She renamed herself Rachel Sims Daniel and that was her name beginning in 1870.

T. S. and Rachel S. Thompson lived near Alvarado, Johnson County, Texas, in 1870.[2221] Rachel Hoad and her children lived in Dallas County, Texas, in 1880. The entire family has the surname Hoad in the 1880 census. Jesse T., M. F., James M., and Luther Hoad should be Thompson and not Hoad.[2222]

Rachel Hoad and her son, James M. Thompson, lived in Hamilton County, Texas, in 1900.[2223] Rachel Hoad lived alone in Hamilton County, Texas, in 1910, in the same neighborhood as her sons, James M. and Luther A. Thompson, and her brother, John W. Daniel.[2224]



[2217] Texas Death Record. Rachel Sims Hoad, born 1 September 1849, Alabama, died 11 January 1919, Hamilton County, Texas, buried Pottsville, Texas. Parents: Jessie Lee Daniels, Annie Davis, both born Alabama. Female, white, age 69 years, 4 months, 10 days, widowed. Place of residence: Hamilton County, Texas.

[2218] Tombstone, Pottsville Cemetery, Hamilton County, Texas. Rachel Hoad, born 1850, died 1919. Pottsville Cemetery – from courthouse in Hamilton, go west toward Comanche on TX 36 to light at west edge of Hamilton. Turn left on FM 218. In Pottsville turn right on CR 619. It turns into Pottsville Public Cemetery on left.

[2219] Lu and Neumann, Marriages, Dallas County, Texas, Books A-E (1846-1877), p. 16. Thomas S. Thompson to Nancy R. Daniel, 29 March 1867.

[2220] Texas Death Record. Cornilia Clida Callaway, died 9 April 1939, Canadian, Hemphill County, Texas. Father: R. S. Hoad, born Ireland. Mother: Daniels, born Kentucky.

[2221] 1870 U.S. Census, Johnson County, Texas, p. 605, #395/396, P.O. Alvarado. Thompson, T. S., age 29, male, farmer, $200/$250, born Ala.; Rachel S., age 20, born Ala.; J. T. S., age 2, male, born Texas; M. F., age 1/12, female. All white.

[2222] 1880 U.S. Census, Dallas County, Texas, S.D. 3, E.D. 58, Sheet 36. Hoad, Rachel, age 30, widow, born Miss. Tenn. Tenn.; Jesse T., age 12, son, born Texas Ark. Miss.; M. F., age 8, dau.; James M., age 6, son; Luther, age 4, son; Clardon or Clardy, age 8/12, dau., born September. All white.

[2223] 1900 U.S. Census, Hamilton County, Texas, S.D. 4, E.D. 82, Sheet 15. Rachel Hoad, born September 1849, age 50, widow, born Ala. Tenn. Ala., had had 5 children, 4 living; Jas. M. Thompson, son, born March 1874, age 26, single, born Texas Tenn. Ala.; Ollie Littlepage, boarder, male, born February 1882, age 18, single, born TX. All white.

[2224] 1910 U.S. Census, Hamilton County, Texas, S.D. 11, E.D. 64, Sheet 7B. Rachel Hoad, female, white, age 60, widow, born Ala. Tenn. Ala.

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