Electa Yale

22 August 1794–14 June 1875 (Age 80)
Lee, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Electa

When Electa Yale was born on 22 August 1794, in Lee, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Capt. Josiah Yale, was 42 and her mother, Ruth Tracy, was 37. She married Chauncey Hamblin on 29 September 1823, in Lee, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She died on 14 June 1875, at the age of 80, and was buried in North Ridgeville, Lorain, Ohio, United States.

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Chauncey Hamblin
Electa Yale
Marriage: 29 September 1823
Lucy Ann Hamlin
Catharine Electa Hamlin
Betsy Yale Hamblin

Spouse and Children

29 September 1823
Lee, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States


    Lucy Ann Hamlin


    Catharine Electa Hamlin


    Betsy Yale Hamblin


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (7)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 6

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.

Age 9

Ohio was the first state admitted to the Union from the Northwest Territory.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 25

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

Welsh: habitational name for someone who lived in the commote of Iâl (near Wrexham in northeastern Wales), named with Welsh iâl ‘fertile or arable upland’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Electa Yale, "Massachusetts Town Deaths Index, ca. 1640-1961"
  • Electa Yale, "Massachusetts Town Records, ca. 1638-1961"
  • Electa Yale, "Massachusetts Town Records, ca. 1638-1961"

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