Elizabeth Singleton

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Singleton was born on 9 August 1824, in Woodford, Kentucky, United States, her father, John R. Singleton, was 35 and her mother, Mary Phillips, was 39. She married William T Berry Long on 17 July 1860, in Woodford, Kentucky, United States. She lived in Mortonsville, Woodford, Kentucky, United States in 1870 and Versailles, Woodford, Kentucky, United States in 1880. She died on 16 November 1898, in Woodford, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Versailles Cemetery, Versailles, Woodford, Kentucky, United States.

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A. W. Robinson
Elizabeth Singleton
Marriage: 20 March 1883

Sources (14)

  • Bettie Long in household of Nancy Long, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Bettie Singleton, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Elizabeth Singleton Singleton, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire and West Yorkshire):

habitational name from Singleton (Lancashire), probably from Old English scingol ‘shingle, wooden roof tile’ + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’. Bearers of this surname are said to be descended from Ughtred de Sinleton, holder of lands in Amounderness wapentake (Lancashire) c. 1160–90. This name was first recorded in Ireland in 1308 and firmly established in Louth and Monaghan during the 17th century.

habitational name from Singleton (Sussex), probably from Old English sængel, sengel ‘bundle, tuft’ + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’.

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

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