Rachel E. Williams1

#71, (1852 - 17 February 1885)
RelationshipGrandmother of Nelle Belle Bridges
Father*Henry M Williams (1821 - 1894)
Mother*Priscilla "Cela" Kimmel (1823 - 1886)

Family 1

David Rusk Tremper b. 1840, d. 1876
Children 1.Susannah Tremper+14 (1869 - 1928)
 2.William David Tremper+15 (1871 - 1928)
 3.Priscilla Addie Tremper+16 (1873 - 1918)
 4.John J Tremper+17 (1875 - 1962)

Family 2

Francis M. Wright b. s 1850
Rachel E. Williams was also known as Rachel C.2 
Her married name was Tremper.1 
Her married name was Wright.3,4 
Birth*1852She was born in 1852 at IndianaG.5,6,7 
1 September 1860She appeared on the census of 1 September 1860 in the household of Henry M Williams and Priscilla "Cela" Kimmel at Boonville P.O., Boon Twp., Warrick Co., IndianaG, age 8; neis. sister Isabel (Stevens), fam. 731; sister Rachel (Roberts), fam. 735.8
Marriage*13 September 1868She married David Rusk Tremper, son of John Lawrence Tremper and Frances Elizabeth Rusk, on 13 September 1868 at Luce Twp., Warrick Co., IndianaG.1 
8 June 1880She appeared on the census of 8 June 1880 in the household of Henry M Williams and Priscilla "Cela" Kimmel at Skelton Twp., Warrick Co., IndianaG, as TREMPER, age 27, b. IN.9
Marriage*13 December 1880She married Francis M. Wright on 13 December 1880 at Warrick Co., IndianaG; (license issued.)10 
16 September 1882She filed for Civil War Veteran survivor's pension on 16 September 1882.11
Death*17 February 1885She died on 17 February 1885 at Newburgh, Warrick Co., IndianaG.12 
Burial*circa 20 February 1885She was buried circa 20 February 1885 at Bethabara Cemetery, Lincoln Trail Road, Folsomville, Warrick Co., IndianaG.13 
ChartsAncestors of Nelle Belle Bridges


  1. [S648] Indiana Marriages 1811-1959/2007 (index and images), online FamilySearch.org, Warrick Co., 1867-1873, vol. 4, p. 108, img. 417/661. David Tremper and Rachel E Williams, lic. 9 Sep 1868, marr. 9 Sep 1868 by Elder Byrum L Condact.
  2. [S235] Opal B. Phillips and Carrie S. Hart, They Came to Warrick Co., In.: the Revolutionary War soldiers and patriots buried in Warrick County, Indiana and some of their descendents (Warrick Co., Indiana: Captain Joseph Warrick Chapter, D.A.R., 1976), p. 697, entry for William Williams.
  3. [S30] Indiana Marriages 1780-1992 [index], online FamilySearch.org, Francis M Wright and Rachel E Tremper, marr. Warrick Co. 13 Dec 1880.
  4. [S523] Marsha Bryant, compiler, "Marsha's Warrick Web", online marshaswarrickweb.com; Tremper, Rachel E. Williams; b. 1852 d. Feb 17, 1885; Daughter of Henry M. Williams and Precellia Kimmell, wife of David Rusk Tremper, married F. M. Wright Dec 16, 1880,.
  5. [S235] Opal B. Phillips and Carrie S. Hart, They Came to Warrick Co., p. 694, entry for William Williams.
  6. [S17] 1880 U.S. Federal Census. age 27 as of 7 Jun 1880, b. IN, parents b. KY.
  7. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census. age 8.
  8. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census. Henry William (37), farmer; Priscilla (36); both b. KY.
  9. [S17] 1880 U.S. Federal Census. Henry (59), constable, b. KY, father b. KY, mother b. NC; Priscilla (57), b. KY, parents b. VA.
  10. [S648] Indiana Marriages 1811-1959/2007, online FamilySearch.org, Warrick Co., 1879-1884, Vol. 6., p. 186, img. 476/683. Francis M Wright and Rachel E Tremper, lic. 13 Dec 1880 by R D O Moore, county clerk; no return recorded.
  11. [S304] U.S. Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934; T288, 546 rolls, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, District of Columbia, online Ancestry.com, Soldier: Tremper, David R. Dependent (widow): Wright, Rachel E.; service: D 25 Ind. Inf.; date of filing: 1882 Sep 16; application no. 296758.
  12. [S122] J. Douglas Leith and Priscilla (Tremper) Leith, "Daniel Tremper Pioneer Family of Jefferson County NY", 2011 (Auburndale, MA), online http://jefferson.nygenweb.net/tremper.htm
  13. [S1628] FindAGrave.com, online findagrave.com, simple ground marker with identification plate added. Rachel Tremper, 1852-1885. Memorial 46527318, created by and photo added by Suzanne Thayne.
  14. [S1672] Indiana Death Certificates 1899-2011, Indiana State Board of Health, Death Certificates, 1900–2011, 1928, roll 4, Ref. No. 10317. Susanna Shelton, b. IN 16 Sep 1869, dau. of David R Tremper and Rachel Williams, both b. IN; wife of John M Shelton, housewife; d. RR ! Tennyson, Skelton Twp., Warrick Co., 13 Mar 1928, chronic myocarditis; inf. John M Shelton, same res.; bur. Betharaba Cemetery 15 Mar 1928, online Ancestry.com.
  15. [S198] Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941 [database], Jordan Dodd, Liahona Research and Works Progress Administration, compilers, online Ancestry.com, Amanda Byers, marr. 24 Dec 1892, Warrick Co., age 19; father James, mother Skelton; Warrick County Indiana; Wm D Tremper, marr. 24 Dec 1892, Warrick Co., age 22; father David R, mother Williams. Index to Supplemental Record Marriage Transcript 1, W. P. A. Original Record Located County Clerk's Office, book H-25, p. 13.
  16. [S648] Indiana Marriages 1811-1959/2007, online FamilySearch.org, Warrick Co., 1891-1895, sh. 29, imgs. 96-98/137. Sherman Bridges, farmer, age 29, b. and res. Spencer Co. IN, son of Silas Bridges and ____ Hesson; and Addie Trumper, age 22, b. and res. Warrick Co., dau. of David Trumper and ___ Williams; both 1st marr., 19 Sep 1894, Warrick Co., by Jno. W. Hunt, JP.
  17. [S648] Indiana Marriages 1811-1959/2007, online FamilySearch.org, Warrick Co., 1919-1922, Vol. 18, p. 229, img. 146/237. John J Tremper, wid. 28 Nov 1919, b. Warrick Co. IN, 6 Apr 1875, son of David R. Tremper, b. OH, engineer, dec., and Rachel Williams, b. Warrick Co. IN, housekeeper, dec.; and Ida B. Ball, div. Feb 1921, b. Spencer Co. IN 12 May 1880, dau. of Samuel C Frank, b. Spencer Co. IN, farmer, res. Boonville IN, and Isaphene Harder[?], b. Spencer Co. IN, housekeeper, res. Boonville IN; lic. Warrick Co., 4 Mar 1921, marr. Warrick Co., 6 Mar 1921, by Rev. James M. Hedges.