Elizabeth Painter

24 March 1822–15 September 1873 (Age 51)
Birmingham MM, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Painter was born on 24 March 1822, in Birmingham MM, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, William Painter, was 36 and her mother, Phoebe Churchman, was 34. She married Manuel Eyre on 8 October 1840. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States in 1850. She died on 15 September 1873, at the age of 51.

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Family Time Line

Manuel Eyre
1819–1879
Elizabeth Painter
1822–1873
Marriage: 8 October 1840
Manuel Eyre
1842–1895
Mary Eyre
1843–1870
Ellen Eyre
1845–1887
Frances Augustine Eyre
1848–1923

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 October 1840
  • Children

    (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (10)

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    World Events (7)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 3
    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 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 8
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 14
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    English: from Middle English peintour, painter, peintir, penter, pointour (Old French peintour, paintour) ‘painter of images (on walls, screens, shields, etc.), colorist (of statues, figurines, chests, etc.), artist’. In the Middle Ages the walls of both great and minor churches were covered with painted decorations, and Reaney and Wilson note that in 1308 Hugh le Peyntour and Peter the Pavier were employed ‘making and painting the pavement’ at Saint Stephen's Chapel, Westminster. The name is widespread in England.Americanized form of German Bender . Compare Bainter .Germanized or Americanized form of Slovenian Pajntar or Panjtar, topographic names from the field name Pajnta or Na Pajnti, which is derived from Middle High German biunt(e) ‘fenced agricultural land’ (compare German Paintner ), or perhaps from Bavarian Middle High German pant ‘band’ (compare Panter 4).

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

    Possible Related Names

    Bender
    Paynter

    Sources (5)

    • Eliza Painter in household of William Painter, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Eliza Painter, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
    • Eliza Painter in entry for Frances Morgan, "New York, New York City Municipal Deaths, 1795-1949"

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