Charlotte Holley

Brief Life History of Charlotte

When Charlotte Holley was born on 9 May 1781, in Cornwall, Addison, Vermont, United States, her father, Stephen Holley, was 24 and her mother, Lucy Hurlburt, was 24. She married Elisha Artemidorus Bascom on 30 December 1802, in Addison, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States in 1781. She died on 28 September 1803, in Shoreham, Addison, Vermont, United States, at the age of 22, and was buried in Cornwall Central Cemetery, Cornwall, Cornwall, Addison, Vermont, United States.

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Elisha Artemidorus Bascom
Charlotte Holley
Marriage: 30 December 1802
Chauncy H Bascom

Sources (9)

  • Charlotte Holly, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Laura in entry for Charlotte Marilla Bascom, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Charlotte Holley, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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World Events (7)

1783 · A Free America

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

1788 · Connecticut Becomes the 5th State

Connecticut became a state on January 9, 1788. In 1650, before it was a state, the boundary of Connecticut ran north from the westside of Greenwich Bay and the coast of the Pacific Ocean. During the 1600s, Westmoreland County was in Connecticut when the boundaries were changed Westmoreland County went to Pennsylvania.

Name Meaning


nickname from Middle English hol ‘hollow’ + eie, egh(e) ‘eye’ (Old English hol + ēage), perhaps a nickname for someone with a missing eye.

topographic name for someone who lived by a ‘clearing in a hollow’, from Middle English hol ‘hollow’ + lei(e) ‘woodland clearing’.

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

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