Elizabeth Hinton

1 January 1769–25 July 1830 (Age 61)
Fleming, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Hinton was born on 1 January 1769, in Fleming, Kentucky, United States, her father, Vachel B Hinton, was 31 and her mother, Margaret Howard, was 29. She had at least 9 sons and 5 daughters with William Browning. She died on 25 July 1830, in her hometown, at the age of 61, and was buried in Fleming, Kentucky, United States.

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William Browning
Elizabeth Hinton
Levi D. Browning
Basil Browning
Louisa Browning
Benjamin Browning
Dorcus " Darkey" Browning
Lewis Daniel Browning
William Browning
John Browning
Elizabeth Browning
Amos Browning
Vachel B. or L. Browning
Margaret L Browning
Harriet Matildia Browning
Eli T. Browning

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World Events (8)


Age 7

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 7

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 17

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: habitational name from any of the numerous places so called, which split more or less evenly into two groups with different etymologies. One set (with examples in Berkshire, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Herefordshire, Somerset, and Wiltshire) is named from the Old English weak dative hēan (originally used after a preposition and article) of hēah ‘high’ + Old English tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. The other (with examples in Cambridgeshire, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Northamptonshire, Shropshire, Somerset, Suffolk, and Wiltshire) has Old English hīwan ‘household’, ‘monastery’. Compare Hine as the first element.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Elizabeth Hinton Browning, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Elizabeth Betsy Hinton - Individual or family possessions: burial: ; Fleming, Kentucky, United States

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