Elizabeth Withers

1778–1802 (Age 24)
Warrenton, Fauquier, Virginia, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Withers was born in 1778, in Warrenton, Fauquier, Virginia, United States, her father, Matthew Keene Withers, was 23 and her mother, Ann Nancy Jennings, was 25. She married Jasper Mount on 1 October 1796, in Fauquier, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died in 1802, at the age of 24.

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Family Time Line

Jasper Mount
Elizabeth Withers
Marriage: 1 October 1796
Thomas Mount
Eliza Mount
William Mount

Spouse and Children

1 October 1796
Fauquier, Virginia, United States


Parents and Siblings




    Nancy Jennings Withers


    Thomas T Withers



    John G. Withers


+1 More Child

World Events (7)

1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 2

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 3

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 8

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.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the Old Norse personal name Viðarr, composed of the elements víðr ‘wide’ + ar ‘warrior’.

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

Sources (1)

  • Elizabeth Withers, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"

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