Elizabeth Howard

1816–1865 (Age 49)
Estill, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Howard was born in 1816, in Estill, Kentucky, United States, her father, Clement Howard Jr, was 27 and her mother, Nancy Ann Logsdon, was 19. She married Lewis Douglas Hamilton on 20 December 1838, in Madison, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. She died in 1865, in Estill, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 49.

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Lewis Douglas Hamilton
Elizabeth Howard
Marriage: 20 December 1838
Thomas Jefferson Hamilton
Malinda Hamilton
Mary Elizabeth Hamilton
Lewisa Hamilton
Emaline Hamilton
John F. Hamilton
James Lewis Hamilton
George Anderson Hamilton
Nancy Jane Hamilton
Laura Belle Hamilton
Edith M Hamilton
William Penn Hamilton

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World Events (8)

1818 · Jackson Purchase
Age 2
The western part of Kentucky purchased by Andrew Jackson from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818. It became known as the Jackson Purchase. This included land that wasn't originally part of Kentucky when it became a state.
1819 · Panic! of 1819
Age 3
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. 
1830 · The Second Great Awakening
Age 14
Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Norman personal name Huard, Heward, composed of the Germanic elements hug ‘heart’, ‘mind’, ‘spirit’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.2 English: from the Anglo-Scandinavian personal name Hāward, composed of the Old Norse elements ‘high’ + varðr ‘guardian’, ‘warden’.3 English: variant of Ewart 2.

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

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Sources (10)

  • Elizabeth Hamilton in household of Lewis Hamilton, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elizabeth Hamilton in household of L D Hamilton, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elizabeth Hamilton in household of Lewis D Hamilton, "United States Census, 1850"

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