Elizabeth Byers


Brief Life History of Elizabeth

Elizabeth Byers was born in 1797, in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States. She married Neil Lyle Luckey about 1815, in Wayne, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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Neil Lyle Luckey
Elizabeth Byers
Marriage: about 1815
Isaac Thomas Luckey

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Elizabeth Byers - birth-name: Elizabeth BYERS

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  • Marriage
    about 1815Wayne, Kentucky, United States
  • Children (1)

    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 3

    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

    1801 · Cane Ridge Revival

    Age 4

    The Cane Ridge Revival took place for six days in Cane Ridge, Kentucky. From August 6, 1801- August 12 or 13, 1801, around 20 thousand people gathered together for what was called the Second Great Awakening.

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 33

    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.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish (Borders) and English (Cumberland and Durham): topographic name for someone who lived by a cattleshed, Middle English byre, or a habitational name from any of several places called with Old English b̄re ‘cattleshed’, for example Byers Green in County Durham or Byres near Edinburgh.

    English: variant of Byer , with either an original plural or a post-medieval excrescent -s.

    English: variant of Byas .

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

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