Elizabeth Christina Clarke

25 January 1795–17 March 1852 (Age 57)
Higganum, Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Christina

Elizabeth Christina Clarke was born on 25 January 1795, in Higganum, Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States. She married Daniel Clark Dickinson on 19 February 1812. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 17 March 1852, in Pleasant Valley, Barkhamsted, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Wetona, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Clark Dickinson
1789–1882
Elizabeth Christina Clarke
1795–1852
Marriage: 19 February 1812
George Washington Dickinson
1813–1841
Rachel Dickinson
1816–1842
Samuel E. Dickinson
1818–1905
Alexander Dickinson
1821–1851
Levi Southworth Dickinson
1823–1915
Elizabeth Hannah Dickinson
1827–1892
Harriet Newell Dickinson
1830–
Hezekiah Clark Dickinson
1833–1917

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 February 1812
children

(8)

    George Washington Dickinson

    Male1813–1841Male

    Rachel Dickinson

    Female1816–1842Female

    Samuel E. Dickinson

    Male1818–1905Male

    Alexander Dickinson

    Male1821–1851Male

    Levi Southworth Dickinson

    Male1823–1915Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 5

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.
1802 · Brass is Discovered

Age 7

"In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."
1812

Age 17

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Clark .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • 1850 United States Federal Census
  • Web: Pennsylvania, Find A Grave Index, 1682-2012
  • U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current

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