Elizabeth Cottle Claghorn

8 April 1784–February 1831 (Age 46)
Chilmark, Dukes, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Cottle

When Elizabeth Cottle Claghorn was born on 8 April 1784, in Chilmark, Dukes, Massachusetts, United States, her father, James Claghorn I, was 32 and her mother, Salome Cottle, was 31. She married Joseph Beal about 1806, in Conway, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Williamsburg, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States in 1784. She died in February 1831, in Adrian, Lenawee, Michigan, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in Wheatland, Hillsdale, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Beal
1782–1877
Elizabeth Cottle Claghorn
1784–1831
Marriage: about 1806
William Beal
1806–1872
Martha Beal
1807–1894
Joseph Cleghorn Beal
1810–1889
Lucretia Hannan Beal
1812–1867
Elizabeth Cleghorn Beal
1815–1889
Leah Beulah Beal
1816–1884
Porter Beal
1819–1902
Caroline Beal
1821–1895
Mary Jane Beal
1824–1876

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1806
Conway, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States
children

(9)

    William Beal

    Male1806–1872Male

    Female1807–1894Female

    Joseph Cleghorn Beal

    Male1810–1889Male

    Lucretia Hannan Beal

    Female1812–1867Female

    Female1815–1889Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

    William Cottle Claghorn

    Male1774–1861Male

    Sarah Cottle Claghorn

    Female1776–1843Female

    Female1778–1858Female

    Female1780–1867Female

    Orinda Cottle Claghorn

    Female1781–1850Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 2

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.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 3

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 16

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Cleghorn .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Eliza Beal in entry for Martha Smith, "Michigan Deaths, 1867-1897"
  • Elizabeth Cleghorn in entry for Joseph Or Jos Beal, "Michigan Obituaries, 1820-2006"
  • Elizabeth Claghorn, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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