Elizabeth Worsham Childress

7 April 1766–9 August 1831 (Age 65)
Prince Edward, Virginia, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Worsham

When Elizabeth Worsham Childress was born on 7 April 1766, in Prince Edward, Virginia, United States, her father, John Childress, was 39 and her mother, Elizabeth WORSHAM, was 36. She married Francis Marion Jackson Sr. on 2 February 1789, in Prince Edward, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 9 August 1831, in Rutherford, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Jackson Cemetery, Rutherford, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Francis Marion Jackson Sr.
1766–1845
Elizabeth Worsham Childress
1766–1831
Marriage: 2 February 1789
Thomas F. Jackson
1789–1866
Robert Jackson
1791–1877
Pvt. Richard Jackson
1792–1870
James Jackson
1794–1870
John Childress Jackson
1796–1883
Mary Franklin "Polly" Jackson
1798–1874
Nancy Osbourn Jackson
1799–1879
Nathan Jackson
1801–1880
William Jackson
1802–1879
Francis Marion Jackson Jr.
1804–1878
David Jackson
1808–1867

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 February 1789
Prince Edward, Virginia, United States
children

(11)

    Thomas F. Jackson

    Male1789–1866Male

    Robert Jackson

    Male1791–1877Male

    Pvt. Richard Jackson

    Male1792–1870Male

    James Jackson

    Male1794–1870Male

    John Childress Jackson

    Male1796–1883Male

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

    Lucretia Childress

    Female1763–1806Female

    Female1766–1831Female

    William Childress

    Male–1806Male

World Events (8)

1776

Age 10

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 14

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 20

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

English: metathesized variant of Childers .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Childress in entry for Francis Jackson, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"
  • Elizabeth Childers, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"
  • Elizabeth W Childress Jackson, "Find A Grave Index"

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