Hiram Corliss

21 October 1793–7 September 1877 (Age 83)
Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Hiram

When Hiram Corliss was born on 21 October 1793, in Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, John Corliss IV, was 46 and his mother, Lydia Haynes, was 42. He married Susan Sheldon about 1814. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Easton, Washington, New York, United States in 1820. He died on 7 September 1877, in Greenwich, Greenwich, Washington, New York, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Greenwich, Greenwich, Washington, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hiram Corliss
1793–1877
Susan Sheldon
1794–1843
Marriage: about 1814
Mary F. Corliss
1815–1855
George Henry Corliss
1817–1888
Elizabeth Sheldon Corliss
1819–1820
Albert H. Corliss
1823–
Charles Corliss
1826–1862
Elisabeth Sheldon Corliss
1829–1905
Sarah S. Corliss
1831–1846
William Corliss
1834–1915
Susan Frances Corliss
1839–1840

Spouse and Children

    Male1793–1877Male

    Susan Sheldon

    Female1794–1843Female

MARRIAGE
about 1814
children

(9)

    Mary F. Corliss

    Female1815–1855Female

    Male1817–1888Male

    Elizabeth Sheldon Corliss

    Female1819–1820Female

    Albert H. Corliss

    Male1823–Male

    Charles Corliss

    Male1826–1862Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 1

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 4

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 26

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

English: nickname for a carefree person, from Old English carlēas (a compound of caru ‘grief’, ‘care’ + lēas ‘free from’, ‘without’).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Hirum Corlis, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Hiram Corliss, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Hiram Corliss, "New York State Census, 1865"

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