Elizabeth Dryden

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Dryden was born in 1748, in Augusta, Virginia, United States, her father, David Dryden Jr., was 40 and her mother, Hannah Noble, was 46. She married William McNabb Sr in 1769, in Augusta, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died in 1811, in North Carolina, United States, at the age of 63.

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Family Time Line

William McNabb Sr
1749–1809
Elizabeth Dryden
1748–1811
Marriage: 1769
Baptist McNabb
1775–1847
Agnes "Nancy" McNabb
1776–1845
William McNabb
1786–1860

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1776

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

1776

North Carolina is the 12th state.

Name Meaning

English (Northumberland and Durham) and Scottish: habitational name from either from Dryden in Roxburghshire or Dryden near Roslin in Midlothian, perhaps named from Old English dr̄ge ‘dry’ + denu ‘valley’. The poet John Dryden (1631–1700) was born in Northamptonshire, after his ancestors had migrated there from Cumbria in the 16th century.

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

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