Elisabeth Hall

10 December 1789–26 February 1884 (Age 94)
Halifax, Windham, Vermont, United States

The Life of Elisabeth

When Elisabeth Hall was born on 10 December 1789, in Halifax, Windham, Vermont, United States, her father, Joel Hall, was 43 and her mother, Elizabeth Bush, was 37. She married Jairus Lamb on 11 January 1816, in Halifax, Windham, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in New Milford, Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, United States in 1860 and Pennsylvania, United States in 1870. She died on 26 February 1884, in Gibson Township, Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Lamb Cemetery, Jackson Township, Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jairus Lamb
1791–1872
Elisabeth Hall
1789–1884
Marriage: 11 January 1816
Amy Lamb
1816–1909
Lura Lamb
1818–1893
Elizabeth Lamb
1820–1822
Nancy Lamb
1822–1908
Joel Hall Lamb
1824–1892
Lucy Lamb
1826–1886
Charles Wesley Lamb
1828–1903
Wessen Thomas Lamb
1833–1911
George Whitfield Lamb
1836–1879

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 January 1816
Halifax, Windham, Vermont, United States
children

(9)

    Female1816–1909Female

    Lura Lamb

    Female1818–1893Female

    Elizabeth Lamb

    Female1820–1822Female

    Nancy Lamb

    Female1822–1908Female

    Joel Hall Lamb

    Male1824–1892Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

    Hannah Hall

    Female1772–Female

    Joel Hall

    Male1774–1842Male

    Justus W Hall

    Male1775–1854Male

    Israel Hall

    Male1778–Male

    Male1780–1834Male

+6 More Children

World Events (7)

1791

Age 2

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1791 · Whiskey Rebellion Occurs

Age 2

The Whiskey Rebellion was a protest against taxes on whiskey by farmers and distillers. People were tarred and feathered. They attacked Bower Hill and headed towards Pittsburgh. The militia was sent in to try and stop it. It finally ended with a repeal of the tax.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 30

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, Scottish, Irish, German, and Scandinavian: from Middle English hall (Old English heall), Middle High German halle, Old Norse hōll all meaning ‘hall’ (a spacious residence), hence a topographic name for someone who lived in or near a hall or an occupational name for a servant employed at a hall. In some cases it may be a habitational name from places named with this word, which in some parts of Germany and Austria in the Middle Ages also denoted a salt mine. The English name has been established in Ireland since the Middle Ages, and, according to MacLysaght, has become numerous in Ulster since the 17th century.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Betsy Lamb in household of James Lamb, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elisabeth Lamb in household of Jervis Lamb, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elizabeth Lamb in household of Jarius Lamb, "United States Census, 1850"

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