Elizabeth Shelton Brasfield

19 December 1823–7 September 1872 (Age 48)
Madison, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Elizabeth Shelton

When Elizabeth Shelton Brasfield was born on 19 December 1823, in Madison, Kentucky, United States, her father, James Ely Brasfield, was 41 and her mother, Tabitha Moberly, was 38. She married Jonathan Segur Culver on 17 August 1848, in Petersburg, Menard, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 7 September 1872, in Athens, Menard, Illinois, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Indian Point Cemetery, Athens, Menard, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jonathan Segur Culver
1821–1874
Elizabeth Shelton Brasfield
1823–1872
Marriage: 17 August 1848
Ellen Jane Culver
1849–1932
Charles Oliver Culver
1854–1923
Susan Brasfield Culver
1858–1917
James Ely Culver
1860–1937
John Edward Culver
1863–1946

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 August 1848Petersburg, Menard, Illinois, United States
  • Children

    (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 2
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens
    Age 7
    The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.
    1839
    Age 16
    Historical Boundaries: 1839: Illinois, United States

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Brassfield .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Brassfield

    Sources (8)

    • Elizabeth Brasfield in entry for James E. Culver, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"
    • Elizabeth Culver in household of John Culver, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Elizabeth S Brassfield in entry for John S Culver, "Illinois Marriages, 1815-1935"

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