Elizabeth Harshaw

14 December 1797–23 October 1885 (Age 87)
Loughgilly, County Armagh, Ireland

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Harshaw was born on 14 December 1797, in Loughgilly, County Armagh, Ireland, her father, William Harshaw, was 39 and her mother, Margaret Leeper, was 25. She lived in Perry Township, Clarion, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. She died on 23 October 1885, in Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Perry Township, Clarion, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Harshaw
1758–1843
Margaret Leeper
1772–1852
Sariah Harshaw
1795–1838
Elizabeth Harshaw
1797–1885
Andrew H. Harshaw
1799–1869
John Harshaw
1801–1885
Agnes or Nancy Harshaw
1804–1884
Margaret Jane Harshaw
1806–
William Harshaw
1808–1892
Robert Harshaw
1810–1889
Abner Harshaw
1812–
Eleanor Harshaw
1813–1904
Jean Harshaw
1814–1898
Mary Margaret Harshaw
1817–1838

Parents and Siblings

    William Harshaw

    Male1758–1843Male

    Female1772–1852Female

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1798

Age 1

Battle of Antrim.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 15

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 23

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

Name Meaning

Northern Irish: unexplained. Perhaps a variant of English Hershey .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Harshaw in household of William Harshaw, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Eliza Harshaw in household of William Harshaw, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Eliza Harshaw, "Find A Grave Index"

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