Elizabeth Bottom

Female5 September 1788–May 1818

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Bottom was born on 5 September 1788, in Windham, Windham, Connecticut, United States, her father, Asa Longbottom, was 40 and her mother, Elizabeth Farnam, was 36. She married Jeremiah White about 1813, in Windham, Windham, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died in May 1818, at the age of 29.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Elizabeth? Do you have a story about her that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Jeremiah White
Elizabeth Bottom
Marriage: about 1813
Sumner Payne White
Sophronia White

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Elizabeth Bottom, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Elizabeth Bottom, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1813Windham, Windham, Connecticut, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (6)


    Age 1

    George Washington elected first president of United States.

    1789 · The United States Constitution

    Age 1

    Originally comprising seven articles, the United States Constitution is the backbone of the law in the Nation. The first three articles talk about the separation of powers, dividing the government into three branches: the legislative, the executive, and the judicial. Articles Four, Five and Six describe the what each state governments have rights to do, how the states and the federal government should act in their relationship, and how the constitutional amendments are shared between all states. The Seventh Article explains and establishes the procedure used by the thirteen States to ratify it. It is regarded as the oldest written and codified national constitution in force. Since the Constitution came into force in 1789, it has been amended 27 times, including an amendment to repeal a previous one.

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 12

    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.

    Name Meaning

    English (northern): topographic name for someone who lived in a dell, hollow, or valley floor, from Middle English bot(h)me, Old English botm ‘valley bottom’. Compare Botham .

    Americanized form (mistranslation into English) of French Lafond , in which Old French la fond ‘the fountain’ is confused with modern French le fond ‘the bottom’.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.