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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Family Time Line

Ethan Melvin
1764–1813
Elizabeth Sarah Stratton
1772–1810
Ephraim Russell Melvin
1791–
Elizabeth Stratton Melvin
1794–
Mary Dudley Melvin
1796–1875
Lucy Rebecca Melvin
1800–
John B. Melvin
1808–

Spouse and Children

children

(5)

    Ephraim Russell Melvin

    Male1791–Male

    Elizabeth Stratton Melvin

    Female1794–Female

    Female1796–1875Female

    Lucy Rebecca Melvin

    Female1800–Female

    John B. Melvin

    Male1808–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

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World Events (8)

1775

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.
1776

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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