Elizabeth Lahue

Femalebefore 1780–

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Lahue was born before 1780, in Frederick, Virginia, United States, her father, William Lahue, was 34 and her mother, Hannah, was 34. She married Mr. Smyth about 1796, in Frederick, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter.

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Mr. Smyth
Elizabeth Lahue
Marriage: about 1796
Polly Smyth

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  • Peter Lehew

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  • Marriage
    about 1796Frederick, Virginia, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (12)

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    World Events (8)

    1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

    Age 0

    On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

    1781 · The First Constitution

    Age 1

    Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.


    Age 32

    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    Name Meaning

    Altered form of French (Normandy) Leheup, itself a variant of Lahuppe, from huppe ‘hoopoe’ + the definite article la, a nickname based on this bird's crest or cry (see also Huppe ). The surname Lahue, possibly of different origin, is also found in France, where it is, like the surnames Leheup and Lahuppe, rare. Compare Lehew .

    Altered form of French Lagüe (see Lague 1).

    History: Moses (Moise) Deforest Lahue, born in 1838 in VT, was a son of Pierre (Peter) Lague from QC.

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

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