Charlotte Holley

9 May 1781–28 September 1805 (Age 24)
Cornwall, Addison, Vermont, United States

The Life of Charlotte

When Charlotte Holley was born on 9 May 1781, in Cornwall, Addison, Vermont, United States, her father, John Stephen Holley, was 24 and her mother, Lucy Hurlbut, was 24. She married Judge Elisha Artemidorus Bascom on 30 December 1802, in Addison, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States in 1781. She died on 28 September 1805, in Shoreham, Addison, Vermont, United States, at the age of 24, and was buried in Cornwall Central Cemetery, Cornwall, Cornwall, Addison, Vermont, United States.

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Family Time Line

Judge Elisha Artemidorus Bascom
Charlotte Holley
Marriage: 30 December 1802
Chauncy H Bascom
Alphonso Bush Bascom
Charlotte Bascom
William Tulley Bascom
Laura Lorain Bascom
Ira Griswold Bascom
Lucia Ann Bascom

Spouse and Children

30 December 1802
Addison, Vermont, United States


    Chauncy H Bascom


    Alphonso Bush Bascom


    Charlotte Bascom


    William Tulley Bascom


    Laura Lorain Bascom


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (7)

1783 · A Free America

Age 2

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

Age 5

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

Age 7

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

English (chiefly Yorkshire): topographic name from Middle English holin, holi(e) ‘holly tree’. Compare Hollen .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Charlotte Bascom, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Charlotte Holly, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Stephen Holley in the North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000

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