Name: Rachel Olivia Susan Jones
Date of birth: May 2, 1969
Date of death: April 19, 1993
Place of birth: McLennan, Texas
Place of death: Mount Carmel Center, Waco, Texas
Cause of death: Died in the fire
Spouse: David Koresh
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Rachel Jones was the daughter of two Branch Davidians, Perry and Mary belle Jones. In 1984, Koresh married Rachel Jones, Rachel was 14 when they married.
Rachel was born into the church and that was all she had ever known. Rachel was one of David’s most passionate followers. Rachel never seemed to question her husband, David Koresh . Not even when he took as many as a dozen other women to be his wives.
Rachel bore Koresh a son, Cyrus, and a daughter, Star. Rachel was Koresh’s only legal wife. Rachel’s younger sister, Michele, became one of Koresh’s spiritual wives at age 12. Michele’s children, Serenity and Bobby, were allegedly fathered by Koresh. Rachel’s brother, David Jones, was a bodyguard for Koresh. Rachel was 23 when she died.