- Birth Date
- 26 February 1840
- Death Date
- 24 November 1911
More research is needed to confirm Rachel's date of birth as secondary and indirect sources conflict. At this time, date listed reflects family tradition from Family Tree at FamilySearch.org.
- Age at Departure: 20
- 1860 United States Census
- "Another Handcart Veteran is Dead: Mrs. Rachael Walling Hamlin, Beloved by All, Passes to Her Final Reward," Salt Lake Herald, 25 Nov. 1911, 4.
- “Emigration list for Spring, 1860.” In Brigham Young office emigrating companies reports 1850-1862, Reports 1856-1862, p. 1-6. (CR 1234 5, Box 1, Folder 56)
- Find a Grave (Website)
- "Handcart Pioneer's Funeral Tomorrow," Salt Lake Telegram, 25 Nov. 1911, 20.
- Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Supplement after 31 December 1860, 7.
- Utah Death Certificates.