Elizabeth Stockbridge

Female31 March 1759–19 February 1850

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Stockbridge was born on 31 March 1759, in Wakefield, Carroll, New Hampshire, United States, her father, John Stockbridge, was 42 and her mother, Sarah Shaw, was 39. She married Josiah Allen Jr about 1780, in Stratham, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 19 February 1850, in Somersworth, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Somersworth, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States.

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Josiah Allen Jr
Elizabeth Stockbridge
Marriage: about 1780
Mark Washington Allen
Polly Allen
Fanny Allen
Noah Allen
David Allen
Shadrach Allen

Sources (18)

  • Elizabeth Allen, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Eliza in entry for Shadrach Allen, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947"
  • Allen, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1780Stratham, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 17

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


    Age 17

    New Hampshire is 9th state.

    1783 · A Free America

    Age 24

    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.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of various places so called, including Stockbridge (Hampshire), Stockbridge in Chichester (Sussex), Stockbridge in Bentley (Yorkshire), Stock Bridge in Brantingham (East Yorkshire), and Stockbridge in Chiseldon (Wiltshire), all named with Old English stocc ‘tree trunk, stump’ or stoccen ‘made of logs’ + brycg ‘bridge’.

    History: John Stockbridge emigrated from England c. 1635 and settled in Scituate, MA. He had many prominent descendants.

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

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