Elizabeth Catherine Skelon

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

The Life Summary of Elizabeth Catherine

Elizabeth Catherine Skelon was born about 1803, in Shenandoah, Virginia, United States. She married Samuel Nasselrodt 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 Stony Creek Cemetery, Basye, Shenandoah, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

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

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 August 1817Woodstock, Shenandoah, Virginia, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (6)

    Age 0
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
    1812 · Monumental Church Built
    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

    English (Yorkshire): habitational name mainly from Skelton in Cumberland, or any of various places called Skelton in Yorkshire, North Yorkshire, and East Yorkshire. The placenames probably all derive from Old English scelf ‘rock, ledge, shelf’ + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’, with initial Sk-, instead of Sh-, due to Scandinavian influence. However, in some cases, the first element may be a lost river name, from Old Norse skjallr ‘resounding’; compare Skelding . This English surname has been established in Queen's County [Laois], Ireland, since the 16th century.

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

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    Sources (11)

    • Elizh in entry for Paul Nazebod, "Virginia, Library of Virginia State Archive, Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1853-1900"
    • Elizabeth Nazlrodt in household of Samuel Nazlrodt, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Catharine in entry for A J Nesslerodt, "Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1771-1989"

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