Elizabeth Paisley

about 1758–1 October 1846 (Age 88)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Paisley was born about 1758, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, William McLean Paisley, was 17 and her mother, Deliverance Paine Davenport, was 11. She had at least 6 sons and 1 daughter with John Finley. She died on 1 October 1846, in Guilford, Guilford, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 88.

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John Finley
Elizabeth Paisley
Elizabeth Nancy Finley
Samuel Finley
Robert Finley
Michael Finley
John Finley
William Finley
Andrew Finley

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    Elizabeth Nancy Finley




    William Finley


    Andrew Finley


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World Events (8)


Age 18

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 18

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 23

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.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: habitational name from a place in Renfrewshire, now a suburb of Glasgow. It is first recorded in 1157 as Passeleth, then in 1158 as Paisleth and in 1163 as Passelet, Passelay; it may be derived from Late Latin basilica ‘church’.

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

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