Elizabeth Polhemus

19 May 1786–19 July 1871 (Age 85)
Harlingen, Somerset, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Polhemus was born on 19 May 1786, in Harlingen, Somerset, New Jersey, United States, her father, Daniel Polhemeus, was 40 and her mother, Cornelia Veghte, was 37. She married Peter Garretson on 9 December 1807, in Harlingen, Somerset, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in New Jersey, United States in 1870. She died on 19 July 1871, in Hillsborough, Somerset, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Millstone, Hillsborough Township, Somerset, New Jersey, United States.

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Family Time Line

Peter Garretson
1783–1840
Elizabeth Polhemus
1786–1871
Marriage: 9 December 1807
John S Garretson
1809–1865
Magdalen Garretson
1812–1870
Corneila Ann Garretson
1815–1901
Sarah Garretson
1819–1853

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 December 1807
Harlingen, Somerset, New Jersey, United States
children

(4)

    John S Garretson

    Male1809–1865Male

    Magdalen Garretson

    Female1812–1870Female

    Corneila Ann Garretson

    Female1815–1901Female

    Sarah Garretson

    Female1819–1853Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 1

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.
1798 · New Jersey township incorporation

Age 12

It was incorporated on February 21, 1798 by the New Jersey Legislature Township Act of 1798
1812

Age 26

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

Dutch: Latinized form of Polheim, a habitational name from a place in southern Germany or Switzerland.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Elizabeth Garretson in household of Peter A Dumont, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elizabeth Polhemus Garretson, "Find A Grave Index"

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