Elizabeth Lipscomb

about 1796–
Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Lipscomb was born about 1796, in Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States, her father, David Lipscomb, was 37 and her mother, Catherine Smith, was 24. She married James Peter Peterson in 1817.

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James Peter Peterson
Elizabeth Lipscomb
Marriage: 1817

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1817North Twp., L, Spartanburg, South Carolina
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    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 4
    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.
    1822 · Slave Rebellion
    Age 26
    "On June 16, 1822, Denmark Vesey a free and self-educated African American leads a slave rebellion called ""the rising."" The interesting thing about this rebellion is that it does not really happen. The only thing the judges have to go on is the testimony of people that witness it."
    1829 · Fort Sumter Constructed
    Age 33
    In 1829 Fort Sumter is constructed in the Charleston Harbor, South Carolina. Fort Sumter is most known for being the site of the first shots of the Civil War. It is barely ready when the American Civil War starts.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name of uncertain origin, perhaps a variant of Liscomb .

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

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