Elizabeth Kinney

23 March 1749–1796 (Age 46)
Voluntown, New London, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Kinney was born on 23 March 1749, in Voluntown, New London, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Jeremiah Kinne, was 46 and her mother, Mary Starkweather, was 39. She married Timothy Lester on 7 December 1769, in Preston, New London, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She died in 1796, in Plainfield, Windham, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Union Cemetery, Plainfield, Windham, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Timothy Lester
1748–1820
Elizabeth Kinney
1749–1796
Marriage: 7 December 1769
Mehitable Lester
1770–1829
John Lester
1772–1828
Colonel Sessions Lester
1774–1840
Rebecca Lester
1777–1777
Elizabeth "Betsy" Lester
1778–1850
Joseph Lester
1780–
Mary Lester
1783–1863
Lucy Lester
1785–
Erastus Lester
1788–1861
Hart Lester
1789–1826

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 December 1769
Preston, New London, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America
children

(10)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (4)

1776

Age 27

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

Age 32

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.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 37

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

Scottish: reduced form of McKinney .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Kinne, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Elizabeth in entry for Mehetable Lester, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Elizabeth Kinne, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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