Elizabeth Rimmer

1785–1860 (Age 75)
Caswell, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Rimmer was born in 1785, in Caswell, North Carolina, United States, her father, James Hill Rimmer, was 30 and her mother, Phoebie Ruffin, was 30. She married Stephen Ellis on 20 October 1803, in Person, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She died in 1860, in McNairy, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Stephen Ellis
Elizabeth Rimmer
Marriage: 20 October 1803
Sarah "Sallie" Ellis
Mary Ann Ellis

Spouse and Children

    Stephen Ellis



20 October 1803
Person, North Carolina, United States


    Sarah "Sallie" Ellis


    Mary Ann Ellis


Parents and Siblings




    John Rimmer



    Jenny Rimmer


    James Rimmer III


+10 More Children

World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 1

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1789 · Becomes 12th State

Age 4

On November 21, 1789, North Carolina became the 12th state in the Union.

Age 23

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Rimer .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Rimmer, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Elizabeth Rimmer, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Elizabeth Rimmer, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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