Elizabeth Jane Hall

about 1823–11 February 1899 (Age 76)
Blyth, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Elizabeth Jane

Elizabeth Jane Hall was born about 1823, in Blyth, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom. She married John Armstrong about 1845. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Durham, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Penshaw, Durham, England, United Kingdom in 1881. She died on 11 February 1899, in Menard, Illinois, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in West Cemetery, Athens South Number 1 Election Precinct, Menard, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Armstrong
1811–
Elizabeth Jane Hall
1823–1899
Marriage: 1845
Lawrence Armstrong
1845–
Adam Armstrong
1847–
Joseph Lawson
1866–
William Armstrong
1848–
Mary Jane Armstong
1849–1887
Thomas Armstrong
1851–
Sarah Armstrong
1854–
Elizabetha Armstrong
1856–
Esther Armstrong
1857–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1845
children

(9)

    Lawrence Armstrong

    Male1845–Male

    Male1847–Male

    William Armstrong

    Male1848–Male

    Female1849–1887Female

    Thomas Armstrong

    Male1851–Male

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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.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 10

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
1846

Age 23

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, Irish, German, and Scandinavian: from Middle English hall (Old English heall), Middle High German halle, Old Norse hōll all meaning ‘hall’ (a spacious residence), hence a topographic name for someone who lived in or near a hall or an occupational name for a servant employed at a hall. In some cases it may be a habitational name from places named with this word, which in some parts of Germany and Austria in the Middle Ages also denoted a salt mine. The English name has been established in Ireland since the Middle Ages, and, according to MacLysaght, has become numerous in Ulster since the 17th century.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Eliza Armstrong in household of John Armstrong, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Elizabeth Lawson in household of John Lawson, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Elizabeth Lawson in household of John Lawson, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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