Elizabeth Bolton

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Bolton was born about 1799, in Virginia, United States, her father, Thomas Bolton Sr., was 59 and her mother, Jemima Hammock, was 44. She married Thomas Waggoner Sr. on 16 February 1813, in Grainger, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Laurel, Kentucky, United States for about 20 years. She died on 23 August 1870, in Tennessee, United States, at the age of 72.

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Thomas Waggoner Sr.
Elizabeth Bolton
Marriage: 16 February 1813
Eliza Louisa Waggoner
Martha A. Waggoner
Elizabeth Clementine Waggoner
Frances Ann Waggoner
Rebecca Waggoner
Tabitha Waggoner
Thomas Waggoner
Mahala Waggoner
Eli Waggoner
Levi Waggoner
Andrew Jackson Waggoner
James A. Waggoner
William Waggoner
John Waggoner
Joseph Eli Waggoner

Sources (10)

  • Elizabeth Wagoner in household of Joseph Wagoner, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elizabeth Bolton, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Elizabeth Waggoner (born Bolton), 'Geni World Family Tree' on MyHeritage

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

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.

1812 · Monumental Church Built

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.

1818 · Jackson Purchase

The western part of Kentucky purchased by Andrew Jackson from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818. It became known as the Jackson Purchase. This included land that wasn't originally part of Kentucky when it became a state.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of numerous places in northern England named Bolton (Lancashire, Northumberland, Westmorland, and Yorkshire) or from Boulton in Derbyshire and East Lothian in Scotland, from Old English bothl ‘dwelling, house’ (see Bold 1) + tūn ‘enclosure, settlement’.

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

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