Rachel Shaver

F, ID# 546, (c 1817-1898)
3rd great-grandmother of Faye Louise Doyle
     Rachel Shaver was born about 1817 in Beverly Twp, Wentworth County, Ontario.1 She married John Mulholland, son of Hugh Mulholland and Mary Wedge.1 She was left a widow when John Mulholland died on 12 July 1877.2 She died on 15 January 1898 of acute bronchitis in Beverly Twp, Ontario.1 She was buried in Troy Cemetery, Beverly Twp, Wentworth County, Ontario.3,4

Rachel's obituary in the Hamilton Spectator, Hamilton, Ontario, on 21 February 1898 read:
"MULHOLLAND (Sheffield) - Mrs. J. Mulholland, who has been residing with her daughter, Mrs. J. Cornell, died on Saturday night last. The funeral took place from her residence to Troy cemetery on Monday."3

Census Records

YearPlaceHead of Household
1891Beverly Twp, Wentworth County, OntarioJames William Jones5
Last Edited=7 Feb 2018

Children of Rachel Shaver and John Mulholland


  1. [S673] Rachel Mulholland, Death Registration 022830 (17 Jan 1898), Ancestry, http://www.ancestry.ca
  2. [S68] Troy Cemetery Transcriptions, online (http://www.interment.net/data/canada/ontario/wentworth/bev/…).
  3. [S1880] Deaths from the Hamilton Spectator, Glanbrook Heritage Society Archives; archived (http://www.glanbrookheritage.ca/archivesreference.htm: accessed 31 Jan 2018).
  4. [S1506] Rachel Mulholland Tombstone, Troy Cemetery, Troy, Beverly Twp, Wentworth County, Ontario; recorded/photographed by Faye West, May 2009.
  5. [S674] James William Jones, 1891 Census (Beverly, Wentworth County, Ontario), Ancestry, http://www.ancestry.ca
  6. [S16] Minerva Jane Jones, Death Certificate 037462, Ontario Vital Records, Office of the Registrar General, Thunder Bay, Ontario.
  7. [S510] Doan & Speers Family Line - on WorldConnect, online (http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi).
  8. [S404] Mulholland Family, Family Tree, Mar 1986, DOC 004, privately held by Faye West, Edmonton, Alberta.