Elvira Bosworth

Female15 February 1810–6 October 1843

Brief Life History of Elvira

When Elvira Bosworth was born on 15 February 1810, in Royalton, Windsor, Vermont, United States, her father, Jarvis Bosworth, was 23 and her mother, Bersheba Crowell, was 16. She married Albert Haller Danforth on 9 March 1831, in Barnard, Windsor, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died on 6 October 1843, in Barnard, Windsor, Vermont, United States, at the age of 33, and was buried in Center of Town Cemetery, Hartford, Windsor, Vermont, United States.

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Albert Haller Danforth
Elvira Bosworth
Marriage: 9 March 1831
Isaac Newton Danforth
Charles Bosworth Danforth

Sources (11)

  • Elvira Bosworth Danforth, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Elvira Bosworth in entry for Isaac Newton Danforth, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994"
  • Eloira Bosworth in entry for Isaac Newton Danforth, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 March 1831Barnard, Windsor, Vermont, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (6)


    Age 2

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

    1812 · War of 1812

    Age 2

    Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.

    1820 · Making States Equal

    Age 10

    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Husbands Bosworth in Leicestershire (Baresworde in Domesday Book) from an Old English personal name, Bār (from bār ‘boar’) + worth ‘enclosure’, and possibly also from Market Bosworth in Leicestershire, so named with an Old English personal name Bōsa + Old English worth ‘enclosure’.

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

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