Elizabeth Edwards

23 January 1795–23 April 1884 (Age 89)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Edwards was born on 23 January 1795, in Kentucky, United States, her father, JOHN EDWARDS, was 25 and her mother, Sarah GRANT, was 36. She married Samuel Pardo in 1819, in Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 23 April 1884, in Blenheim, Harwich, Kent, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 89, and was buried in Limpopo, South Africa.

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Samuel Pardo
Elizabeth Edwards
Marriage: 1819
John Pardo
William Pardo
Hannah Pardo
Henry James Pardo
Richard Pardo
Eliza Jane Pardo
Samuel Lester Pardo

Spouse and Children

Ontario, Canada


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    Sarah GRANT




World Events (8)

1796 · Wilderness Road Opens to Wagons

Age 1

In 1796, the Wilderness Road opened up for wagon use. The route was used by colonial and early settlers to reach Kentucky from the East. It started in Virginia, and went southward to Tennessee and then went north to Kentucky. The main danger of this route was Native American attacks.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 5

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 24

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

English (also common in Wales): patronymic from Edward .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Pardo in entry for Henry F Pardo and Elizabeth Barkin, "Ontario, County Marriage Registers, 1858-1869"
  • Elizabeth Pardo in entry for Samuel L Pardo and Elizabeth Smith, "Ontario, County Marriage Registers, 1858-1869"
  • Elizabeth Pardo in entry for William Pardo and Mary Ann Brown, "Ontario, County Marriage Registers, 1858-1869"

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