Elizabeth Chalfant

Washington Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Chalfant was born in 1784, in Washington Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Chads Chalfant, was 30 and her mother, Margaret Mc Manna, was 29.

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Chads Chalfant
Margaret Mc Manna
Robert Chadds Chalfant
Drusilla Chalfant
Mordecai Chalfant
James Walter Chalfant
Elizabeth Chalfant
Basil Chalfant
Abner C Chalfant
Walter Brown Chalfant

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World Events (3)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 2

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.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 3

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.
1787 · Second State to Ratify U.S. Constitution

Age 3

On December 12, 1787, Pennsylvania ratified the U.S. Constitution.

Name Meaning

Variant of English Chalfont, habitational name from either of two places in Buckinghamshire, Chalfont St. Giles and Chalfont St. Peter, named with Old English cealf ‘calf’ + funta ‘spring’.

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

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  • Orphans' Court records, 1783-1869 ; Index to Orphans' Court records, 1783-1950 ; bonds, 1834-1866 ; executor and administrator accounts, : 1850-1871 ; auditors reports, 1864-1870 ; minutes of the Orphans' Court, 1851-1860

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