Elizabeth Whittemore

Female9 June 1741–3 September 1819

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Whittemore was born on 9 June 1741, in Mansfield, Windham, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Joseph Whittemore, was 47 and her mother, Anne Slate, was 31. She married James Dana on 27 November 1759, in Mansfield, Tolland, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Mansfield, Tolland, Connecticut, United States in 1741. She died on 3 September 1819, in Cobleskill, Schoharie, New York, United States, at the age of 78.

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James Dana
Elizabeth Whittemore
Marriage: 27 November 1759
Anna Dana
James Dana
William Dana
General Joseph Dana
Polly Dana
William Dana
Elizabeth Dana
Thomas G Dana
Sophia Dana
Alvin Dana

Sources (8)

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

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  • Marriage
    27 November 1759Mansfield, Tolland, Connecticut, United States
  • Children (10)

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (6)


    Age 35

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


    Age 35

    New York is the 11th state.

    1783 · A Free America

    Age 42

    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.

    Name Meaning

    English (Bedfordshire): variant of Whitmore .

    History: Thomas Whittemore came from England to Charlestown, MA, in or c. 1639. Amos Whittemore, born in Cambridge, MA, in 1759 was an inventor and gunsmith, and another Thomas Whittemore was born in Boston in 1800; he was a Universalist clergyman and MA legislator.

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

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