Elizabeth Cleland Jarboe

20 September 1778–January 1843 (Age 64)
Maryland, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Cleland

When Elizabeth Cleland Jarboe was born on 20 September 1778, in Maryland, United States, her father, Stephen Jarboe, was 41 and her mother, Elizabeth Clelland, was 38. She married Simon Kenton on 27 March 1798, in Mason, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters. She died in January 1843, in Jasper, Indiana, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Barkley Township, Jasper, Indiana, United States.

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Simon Kenton
Elizabeth Cleland Jarboe
Marriage: 27 March 1798
Matilda Belle Kenton
Elizabeth Kenton
Mary Kenton
Mary Polly Kenton
William Miller Kenton
Eliza C Kenton
Ruth Jane Kenton

Spouse and Children

27 March 1798
Mason, Kentucky, United States


    Matilda Belle Kenton


    Elizabeth Kenton


    Mary Kenton


    Mary Polly Kenton


    William Miller Kenton


+2 More Children

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World Events (8)


Age 3

In 1781, Maryland donated land to be used for part of Washington, D. C.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 3

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.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of French Charbon, nickname for a man with dark hair or a swarthy complexion ( see Charbonneau ).

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

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  • Elizabeth Cleland Jarboe Kenton, "Find A Grave Index"

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