Elisabeth S Blythe

Female3 February 1807–7 January 1847

Brief Life History 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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Robert George Douglass
Elisabeth S Blythe
Marriage: 20 May 1830
Andrew B. Douglass
Martha Douglass
Catherine C Douglass
Alfred Hicks Douglass

Sources (15)

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

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 May 1830Sumner, Tennessee, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Atlantic slave trade abolished.


    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.

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