Elisabeth Hapgood

Female2 September 1787–25 September 1870

Brief Life History of Elisabeth

When Elisabeth Hapgood was born on 2 September 1787, in Stow, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Hezekiah Hapgood, was 29 and her mother, Dorcas Whitcomb, was 26. She married Jesse Dunham on 1 October 1804, in Waterford, Oxford, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. She lived in Spurrs Corner, Cumberland, Maine, United States in 1810. She died on 25 September 1870, in Otisfield, Cumberland, Maine, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Spurrs Corner, Oxford, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Dunham
Elisabeth Hapgood
Marriage: 1 October 1804
Cordelia Cushman Dunham
Permelia R Dunham
Eliza Ann Dunham
Lucy H. Dunham

Sources (26)

  • Eliza Dunham, "United States Census, 1820"
  • Elisabeth Hapgood, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Betsy Hapgood, "Maine Marriages, 1771-1907"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 October 1804Waterford, Oxford, Maine, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)

    1788 · The First Presidential Election

    Age 1

    The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.


    Age 11

    Historical Boundaries: 1798: Cumberland, Massachusetts, United States 1820: Cumberland, Maine, United States 1978: Oxford, Maine, United States


    Age 25

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

    Name Meaning

    English (Hampshire): variant of Hopgood .

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

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