George E Elderkin

about 1798–about 1883 (Age 85)
Connecticut, United States

The Life of George E

George E Elderkin was born about 1798, in Connecticut, United States. He married Samantha Sliter on 3 February 1823, in Morristown, St. Lawrence, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died about 1883, in St. Lawrence, New York, United States, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

George E Elderkin
1798–1883
Samantha Sliter
1801–1833
Marriage: 3 February 1823
Nicholas Elderkin
1824–1863
George Edward Elderkin
1827–
Mary Elderkin
1828–1907
William Elderkin
1830–

Spouse and Children

    Male1798–1883Male

    Samantha Sliter

    Female1801–1833Female

MARRIAGE
3 February 1823
Morristown, St. Lawrence, New York, United States
children

(4)

    Nicholas Elderkin

    Male1824–1863Male

    George Edward Elderkin

    Male1827–Male

    Mary Elderkin

    Female1828–1907Female

    William Elderkin

    Male1830–Male

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 2

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1802 · Brass is Discovered

Age 4

"In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."
1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

Age 23

A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.

Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of Elder .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • George E Elderkin in household of John Henderson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Geo E Elderkin in entry for Geo E Elderkin, "Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, County Marriage Registers, 1853-1935"
  • George Elderkin, "United States War of 1812 Index to Pension Application Files, 1812-1910"

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