Eleanor Nellie Brockman

1813–about 1855 (Age 42)
Green, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Eleanor Nellie

When Eleanor Nellie Brockman was born in 1813, in Green, Kentucky, United States, her father, Samuel Burris Brockman, was 44 and her mother, Nancy Durrett, was 43. She married Easton Shipp on 12 February 1823, in Green, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She died about 1855, at the age of 42.

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Easton Shipp
Eleanor Nellie Brockman
Marriage: 12 February 1823
Dau Shipp
Joshua Shipp
Eliza Shipp
Nancy Shipp
Tanday Shipp
Ruth E Shipp

Spouse and Children

12 February 1823
Green, Kentucky, United States


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World Events (7)

1818 · Jackson Purchase

Age 5

The western part of Kentucky purchased by Andrew Jackson from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818. It became known as the Jackson Purchase. This included land that wasn't originally part of Kentucky when it became a state.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 6

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 12

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived by a brook or stream, an elaborated form of Brock 1.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): unexplained.3 Respelling of German Brockmann .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elener Ship in household of Easton Ship, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Elender Brockman, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Elinor Brockman, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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