Advertisement
Advertisement

Rachel Wyly (1892 - 1977)

A photo of Rachel Wyly
Add photo
Rachel Wyly
1892 - 1977
Born
November 7, 1892
Death
December 1977
Last Known Residence
Macon, Bibb County, Georgia 31204
Summary
Rachel Wyly of Macon, Bibb County, Georgia was born on November 7, 1892, and died at age 85 years old in December 1977.
Updated: November 1, 2011
Biography ID: 41897783

Rachel Wyly's biography

Family, friend, or fan this Collaborative Biography is for you to show & tell Rachel's life so that she is always remembered.
About Rachel

Introduction

This section is to introduce Rachel Wyly with highlights of her life and how she is remembered. Select the pencil to add details.
Looking for someone else?
Rachel Wyly
Most commonly known as
Rachel Wyly
Full legal name
None stated
Other names or aliases

Name & aliases

Macon, Bibb County, Georgia 31204
Last place lived

Last residence

November 7, 1892
Birthday
Unknown
Birth location

Birth details

Advertisement

Ethnicity & Family History

What is Rachel's ethnicity and where did her parents, grandparents & great-grandparents come from?

Nationality & Locations

Where was Rachel born and where did she live?

Education

Did Rachel finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Rachel attend?

Religion

dd/mm/yyyy
Baptism date
Unknown
Place of worship

Baptism date & location

Was Rachel a religious woman?

Professions

Share what Rachel did for a living or if she had a career or profession.

Personal Life

Share highlights of Rachel's life. Experiences, organizations, & how she spent her time.

Military Service

Did Rachel serve in the military or did a war or conflict interfere with her life?
December 1977
Death date
Unknown
Death location
Unknown
Cause of death

Death details

dd/mm/yyyy
Funeral date
Grave or burial unknown
Burial location

Gravesite & burial

Obituary

The below was generated. Please share Rachel's obituary if available, or write one in your own words to preserve her memory.
Rachel Wyly passed away at age 85 years old in December 1977. Rachel Wyly of Macon, Bibb County, Georgia was born on November 7, 1892.

Average Age & Life Expectancy

Rachel Wyly lived 10 years longer than the average Wyly family member when she died at the age of 85.
The average age of a Wyly family member is 75.
Advertisement
Advertisement

Family Tree

Rachel's immediate relatives including parents, siblings, partnerships and children in the Wyly family tree.

Rachel's Family Tree

Parent
Parent
Rachel Wyly Rachel Wyly
Partner
Child
Partner
Child
Sibling

Friends

Friends can be as close as family. Add Rachel's family friends, and her friends from childhood through adulthood.

Add bio
Advertisement
Advertisement

Photos

Nobody has shared photos of Rachel Wyly! Please help add a face to the name by sharing a photo of Rachel.

Photo
ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM
Advertisement

Comments

Leave a comment to ask questions, share information, or simply to show that you care about Rachel.

Cancel
Advertisement
Advertisement
Followers & Sources
ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM
Advertisement

1892 - 1977 World Events

Refresh this page to see various historical events that occurred during Rachel's lifetime.

In 1892, in the year that Rachel Wyly was born, on January 1st, Ellis Island opened to process immigrants. 700 passed through on the first day - in the first year, 450,000 were processed. The processing center was originally a 3 story wooden building - with outbuildings - that burned down a few years later.

In 1918, at the age of 26 years old, Rachel was alive when following European countries, Daylight Saving Time went into effect in the United States in March. It was an effort to conserve fuel needed to produce electric power. This was a war effort and proved unpopular so in most areas of the United States, Daylight Saving Time ended after World War I. It returned during World War II.

In 1928, by the time she was 36 years old, Mickie Mouse was born! He first appeared in Disney's Steamboat Willie, along with Minnie. Although they were in two previous shorts, this was the first to be distributed. Steamboat Willie took advantage of the new technology and was a "talkie" - music was coordinated with the animation. It became the most popular cartoon of its day.

In 1950, she was 58 years old when on October 2, Charlie Brown appeared in the first Peanuts comic strip - created by Charles Schultz - and he was the only character in that strip. That year, Schultz said that Charlie was 4 years old, but Charlie aged a bit through the years.

In 1977, in the year of Rachel Wyly's passing, on January 20th, Jimmy Carter became the 39th President of the United States. Running against incumbent Gerald Ford, he won 50.1% of the popular vote to Ford's 48.0%. He was elected to only one term.

Back to Top