Elizabeth Gist

14 December 1736–6 March 1826 (Age 89)
Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Gist was born on 14 December 1736, in Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, British Colonial America, her father, Thomas Gist, was 24 and her mother, Susannah Slade Cockey, was 22. She lived in Baltimore, Maryland, United States in 1736. She died on 6 March 1826, in Maryland, United States, at the age of 89.

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Thomas Gist
Susannah Slade Cockey
Elizabeth Gist
Elizabeth Gist
John Gist
Colonel Thomas Gist Jr
Gen Mordecai Gist
Richard Gist
Col. Joshua Gist
James Gist
Rachael Gist
David Samuel Gist

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World Events (8)

1745 · Baltimore Town and Jonestown Merge
Age 9
On September 28, 1745, Jonestown and Baltimore Town merged together and became Baltimore Town.
1752 · Baltimore Town
Age 16
By 1752, there were only about twenty-five buildings that had been constructed since the town started. Approximately one building per year was constructed after it merged with Jonestown.
1768 · Baltimore County Courthouse Built
Age 32
In 1768, construction on the Baltimore County Courthouse in downtown Baltimore. It was the first of three that were built in the area around Calvert Street.

Name Meaning

English (Devon and Cornwall): nickname from Middle English giste, which could denote a supporting timber or joist, or (in Cornwall) a beam of any kind. The surname possibly denotes a strong, well-built individual.

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

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  • Elizabeth Gist, "Maryland Births and Christenings, 1650-1995"

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