Elizabeth Wickham

31 January 1765–14 May 1824 (Age 59)
Suffolk, New York Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Wickham was born on 31 January 1765, in Suffolk, New York Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Thomas Matthews Wickham, was 34 and her mother, Mercy Huntting, was 29. She married Hezekiah Day on 27 November 1796, in Essex, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 14 May 1824, at the age of 59, and was buried in Essex, Chittenden, Vermont, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hezekiah Day
1768–1853
Elizabeth Wickham
1765–1824
Marriage: 27 November 1796
Mr Day
1797–1800
Silence Day
1799–
Hezekiah Day
1800–
Zilpha Day
1802–
Samuel B. Day
1808–1891
Chester Day
1809–
Artentia Day
1811–1888
Dolly Day
1814–
Jonathan Day
1817–1888
Benjamin Day
1822–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 November 1796
Essex, Vermont, United States
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World Events (8)

1776

Age 11

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 11

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 16

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places so called, for example in Cambridgeshire, Suffolk, Essex, Hertfordshire, Kent, Hampshire, Berkshire, and Oxfordshire. It has been established that wīchām was an Old English term for a settlement (Old English hām) associated with a Romano-British town, wīc in this case being an adaptation of Latin vicus. Childswickham in Gloucestershire bears a British name with a different etymology. The surname is now also common in Ireland, where it was taken in the 17th century.

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

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Day in entry for Jonathan Day, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"
  • Elizabeth in entry for Jonathan Day, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Elizabeth Day in entry for Samuel B Day, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"

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