Elizabeth Sarah Stratton

1 May 1772–28 January 1810 (Age 37)
Evesham Township, Burlington, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Sarah

When Elizabeth Sarah Stratton was born on 1 May 1772, in Evesham Township, Burlington, New Jersey, United States, her father, David Stratton, was 25 and her mother, Rebecca Owen, was 23. She married Moses Lippincott on 9 February 1797. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 28 January 1810, in Concord, Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 37.

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Elizabeth Sarah Stratton
Ephraim Russell Melvin
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Mary Dudley Melvin
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World Events (8)


Age 3

During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the "Ten Crucial Days" and remembered by the famous phrase "the times that try men's souls". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time.

Age 4

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1783 · A Free America

Age 11

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places, in Bedfordshire, Dorset, Hampshire, Norfolk, Oxfordshire, Somerset, Suffolk, Surrey, and Wiltshire, so named from Old English strǣt ‘paved high-way’, ‘Roman road’( see Street ) + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. A place of the same name in Cornwall, which may also be a partial source of the surname, probably has as its first element Cornish stras ‘valley’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah Stratton, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"
  • Sarah Stratton, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"
  • Elizabeth in entry for Mary Dudley Melvin Ladd, "Massachusetts, Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910"

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