Elizabeth Shelton Brasfield

Female19 December 1823–7 September 1872

Brief Life History 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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Jonathan Segur Culver
Elizabeth Shelton Brasfield
Marriage: 17 August 1848
Ellen Jane Culver
Charles Oliver Culver
Susan Brasfield Culver
James Ely Culver
John Edward Culver

Sources (8)

  • Elizabeth Culver in household of John Culver, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elizabeth Shelton Brasfield Culver, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Elizabeth S Brassfield in entry for John S Culver, "Illinois Marriages, 1815-1935"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 August 1848Petersburg, Menard, Illinois, United States
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (9)

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    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.


    Age 16

    Historical Boundaries: 1839: Illinois, United States

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Brassfield .

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

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