Elisabeth S Blythe

3 February 1807–7 January 1847 (Age 39)
United States

The Life Summary of Elisabeth S

When Elisabeth S Blythe was born on 3 February 1807, in United States, her father, Andrew Blythe, was 34 and her mother, Martha M Mabry, was 27. She married Robert George Douglass on 20 May 1830, in Sumner, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 7 January 1847, at the age of 39, and was buried in Gallatin, Sumner, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert George Douglass
1808–1844
Elisabeth S Blythe
1807–1847
Marriage: 20 May 1830
Andrew B. Douglass
1831–1839
Martha Douglass
1836–
Catherine C Douglass
1833–1872
Alfred Hicks Douglass
1837–1921

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 May 1830Sumner, Tennessee, United States
  • Children

    (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (1)

    World Events (8)

    1808
    Age 1
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    1812
    Age 5
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 12
    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. 

    Name Meaning

    English (East Anglia): from Middle English blithe ‘joyful, happy’ (Old English blīthe ‘gentle, merry’) or from an unrecorded personal name, Old English Blītha, derived from this word.Scottish: habitational name from Blythe in Lauderdale, Berwickshire, and possibly also from Blyth in Peeblesshire.English: habitational name from Blyth in Northumberland or Nottinghamshire, or Blythe in Warwickshire, named for the rivers on which they stand. The river name is from Old English blīthe ‘gentle, pleasant’.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Bligh
    Blyth

    Sources (15)

    • Elizabeth in entry for Elizabeth Atkinson Douglass, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Elizabeth Blythe, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
    • Elizabeth S Douglas, "Find A Grave Index"

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