Elizabeth Catherine Skelon

about 1803–1860 (Age 57)
Shenandoah, Virginia, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Catherine

Elizabeth Catherine Skelon was born about 1803, in Shenandoah, Virginia, United States. She married Samuel Nasselrod on 11 August 1817, in Woodstock, Shenandoah, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Shenandoah Valley, Shenandoah, Virginia, United States in 1850 and Liberty Furnace, Shenandoah, Virginia, United States in 1860. She died in 1860, at the age of 57, and was buried in Basye, Shenandoah, Virginia, United States.

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Samuel Nasselrod
Elizabeth Catherine Skelon
Marriage: 11 August 1817
Barbara Nasselrod
Mary Catherine Nasselrod
Rebecca Margaret Nazelrod
Emanuel Nesselrodt
Paul Nesselrodt
Andrew J Nasselrod
Andrew J. Nesselrodt
Kate Nasselrod

Spouse and Children

11 August 1817
Woodstock, Shenandoah, Virginia, United States


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Age 0

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Age 9

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.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 16

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

Scottish and northern English: habitational name from a place in Ayrshire, probably so named from Old English scylf ‘shelf’, ‘ledge’ + dūn ‘hill’, with a later change of ‘s’ to ‘sk’ under Scandinavian influence.

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

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Nazlrodt in household of Samuel Nazlrodt, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elizabeth Nassebrod in household of Samuel Nassebrod, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Eliz'h in entry for Paul Nazelrod, "Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, County Marriage Registers, 1853-1935"

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