Rachael Torbert1

#23218, (8 October 1790 - 30 September 1867)


William Heath b. 1794, d. 1874
Children 1.Mary B Heath2 (c 1815 - )
 2.Anna K Heath8 (1817 - 1892)
 3.Abram Heath+2 (1820 - 1902)
Rachael Torbert was also known as Talbot.2 
Her married name was Heath.2 
Birth*8 October 1790She was born on 8 October 1790 at New JerseyG.3,4 
Marriage*circa 1814She married William Heath, son of Abram Heath and Martha Beard Porter, circa 1814.2,5 
1820She and William Heath appeared on the census of 1820 at St. Clair Twp., Butler Co., OhioG; (neis. Abram Heath, line 7; Abner Torbert, prev. sh., line 8.)6 
28 October 1850She and William Heath appeared on the census of 28 October 1850 at Wayne Twp., Montgomery Co., IndianaG.7 
19 June 1860She and William Heath appeared on the census of 19 June 1860 at Waynetown P.O., Wayne Twp., Montgomery Co., IndianaG.4 
Death*30 September 1867She died on 30 September 1867 at Montgomery Co., IndianaG, at age 76.3 
Burial*She was buried at Thompson Cemetery, Yountsville, Montgomery Co., IndianaG.3 


  1. [S115] 1820 U.S. Federal Census. Abner Torbert recorded in St. Clair Twp., Butler Co. OH, nei. of William L Heath.
  2. [S1672] Indiana Death Certificates 1899-2011/2017, Indiana State Board of Health, Death Certificates, 1900–2011, death cert. of Abram Heath in 1902, q.v., online Ancestry.com.
  3. [S1628] FindAGrave.com, online findagrave.com, old worn grave marker. Narrative: Rachel Tolbert, wife of William H Heath, b. NJ 8 Oct 1790, d. Waynetown, Montgomery Co. IN 30 Sep 1867; bur. Thompson Cemetery, Yountsville, Montgomery Co. IN. Memorial 32342960, created by and photo added by R & Kim Hancock.
  4. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census. William Heath (67), b. MD, farmer, real estate value $4800, personal estate $1200; Rachel (70), b. NJ.
  5. [S2042] History of Montgomery County Indiana (Indianapolis, Indiana: W. Bowen & Co., 1911), p. 592. "Abram Heath is the oldest living male settler in Wayne township, and his sister, Mrs. Rusk, in Waynetown, is the oldest female settler living in the township. They came with their parents to this township August 17, 1823, from Butler county, Ohio. Abram Heath was born June 11, 1820, in Brown county, Ohio, and is the son of William and Rachel Heath. The latter was born in 1790, and died in 1868, and was a member of the Methodist church. William Heath was born in Maryland in 1794, and died in 1874. He was in the war of 1812, was probate judge of this county for several years, a member of the Christian Union church, and in politics democratic, voting first for 'Old Hickory.'"
  6. [S115] 1820 U.S. Federal Census. William L (26-44); F (26-44) [Rachael]; m (<5) [Abram]; 2 f (<5) [Mary B, Anna K].
  7. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. William (60), b. MD; Rachel (61), b. NJ.
  8. [S1628] FindAGrave.com, online findagrave.com, old worn grave marker and modern standing memorial. Narrative: Anna K Heath, b. Butler Co. OH 31 Oct 1817, dau. of William H Heath and Rachael Torbert, marr. in Montgomery Co. IN Joseph Clifton, 16 Jan 1840; d. Ewell, Sumner Co. KS, 31 Jan 1892, at the home of her son-in-law Oscar Olmstead, wid. of her dau. Mary Elizabeth Clifton (26 Jun 1842 - 10 Dec 1891). Memorial 15316652, created by Philip H Pitzer, maintained by and photo added by Della M Shafer, photo of old grave marker added by Dave and Pam Jindrich, biographical information attributed to John Zerener.