Captain Elijah Hansbrough

15 January 1814–
Fauquier, Virginia, United States

The Life of Elijah

When Captain Elijah Hansbrough was born on 15 January 1814, in Fauquier, Virginia, United States, his father, Elijah Hansbrough, was 39 and his mother, Margaret Stark, was 25. He married Lucretia Bland on 17 January 1841, in Hardin, Kentucky, United States. He lived in Hardin, Kentucky, United States in 1850 and Stephensburg, Hardin, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years.

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Captain Elijah Hansbrough
Hannah McDougal
Marriage: 20 October 1865
John Alexander Hansbrough
Lucretia B Hansbrough
Samuel Hansbrough
Elizabeth Kay Hansbrough
Addie Goodwin
Hannah D Hansbraugh

Spouse and Children

20 October 1865
Hardin, Kentucky, United States


    John Alexander Hansbrough


    Lucretia B Hansbrough



    Elizabeth Kay Hansbrough


    Addie Goodwin


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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 5

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. 
1824 · "Mary Randolph Publishes ""The Virginia Housewife"""

Age 10

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 

Age 32

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Of uncertain origin:1. possibly an Americanized form of German Hansbruch , a habitational name from an unidentified place. 2. perhaps also English, a variant of Hansbury .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elijah Hansborough, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elijah Hansbrough, "United States Census, 1850"
  • L Elijah Hansbrough, "United States Census, 1870"

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