Elizabeth Alston

Pasquotank, North Carolina, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Alston was born in 1710, in Pasquotank, North Carolina, British Colonial America, her father, Daniel Jackson Sr, was 36 and her mother, Mary Brothers, was 31. She married Benjamin Symons in 1731, in Pasquotank, Pasquotank, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters.

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Benjamin Symons
Elizabeth Alston
Marriage: 1731
Abraham Symons
Mary Symons
Hannah Symons
Ann Symons

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World Events (5)

1711 · The Tuscarora War
Age 1
The British, Dutch, and German settlers fought with the Tuscarora Native Americans, from September 22, 1711- February 11, 1715, in North Carolina.
Age 8
North Carolina is the location of Cape Hatteras, sometimes called the Graveyard of the Atlantic- many shipwrecks have occurred nearby.
1767 · Tryon Palace
Age 57
Built on August 26, 1767, the Tryon Palace became the capitol building for North Carolina. The building was named after William Tryon a British officer and colonial official.

Name Meaning

(1997: 6776;2007: 19737; 2010: 30693)English and Scottish:from the Middle English personal name Alstan, which is a coalescence of several different Old English personal names: Æthelstān ‘noble stone’, Ælfstān ‘elf stone’, Ealdstān ‘old stone’, or Ealhstān ‘temple stone’.

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

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