Elsie Shoemaker

about 1775–
Norwich, New London, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Elsie

Elsie Shoemaker was born about 1775, in Norwich, New London, Connecticut, United States. She married Rufus Vargason about 1797, in Norwich, New London, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 14 sons and 2 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Rufus Vargason
1771–1849
Elsie Shoemaker
1775–
Marriage: about 1797
Elijah Vergison
1799–1880
James Vargason
1800–
Joseph Vargason
1800–
William Vargason
1800–
Benjamin Vargeson
1804–
Joseph Vargeson
1804–
Gilbert Vargeson
1806–
James Vargeson
1808–
Obediah Vargeson
1810–
Robert Vargeson
1812–
Clarissa Vargeson
1814–
Obidiah Vargason
1800–
Robert Vargason
1800–
Gilbert Vargason
1811–1860
Claracy Vargason
1816–
Seth T Verguson
1816–1913

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1797
Norwich, New London, Connecticut, United States
children

(16)

+11 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 1

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 6

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1808

Age 33

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

Translation of Dutch Schoemaker or German and Jewish Schumacher .

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

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