Elizabeth Garwood

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Garwood was born on 15 February 1782, in New Jersey, United States, her father, Joshua Garwood, was 34 and her mother, Rebecca Dole, was 31. She married Richard M Risley on 20 May 1803, in Gloucester, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 20 September 1861, in Atlantic City, Atlantic, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 79.

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Richard M Risley
Elizabeth Garwood
Marriage: 20 May 1803
Rebecca Risley
Morris Risley
Margaret Risley
John G. Risley
Sarah Ann Risley
Joanna Risley
Caroline M. Risley
Elizabeth Risley

Sources (6)

  • Elizabeth Garwood, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"
  • Elizabeth Garwood, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"
  • Elizabeth Garwood, "New Jersey, Marriages, 1670-1980"

World Events (8)

1783 · A Free America

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

1787 · New Jersey Plan

"Also referred to as the Small State Plan, the New Jersey Plan was an important piece of legislation that William Paterson presented during the Constitutional Convention. The plan was created because states with smaller populations were concerned about their representation in the United States government. The New Jersey plan proposed, among other things, that each state would have one equal vote. This was in contrast to the Virginia Plan, which suggested that appointment for Congress should be proportional to state population. The Connecticut Compromise merged the two plans, allowing for two ""houses"" of congress: one with proportional representation, and the other with equal power from each state (as the New Jersey Plan had suggested)."


France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Name Meaning

English (East Anglia and London): probably a variant of Garrett , reinterpreted as a placename.

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

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