Elizabeth Monroe

11 December 1784–12 September 1866 (Age 81)
Connecticut, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Monroe was born on 11 December 1784, in Connecticut, United States, her father, Ebenezer Monroe, was 23 and her mother, Ruth Bennett, was 22. She died on 12 September 1866, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Ebenezer Monroe
1761–1826
Ruth Bennett
1762–1853
Elizabeth Monroe
1784–1866
Mary
1787–
Sarah
1789–
Charry
1791–
Bennett Monroe
1794–1875
Clary
1798–
Clary Monroe
1798–
Esther Monroe
1799–1879
Hezekiah Monroe
1803–1884

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World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 2

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1788 · Connecticut Becomes the 5th State

Age 4

Connecticut became a state on January 9, 1788. In 1650, before it was a state, the boundary of Connecticut ran north from the westside of Greenwich Bay and the coast of the Pacific Ocean. During the 1600s, Westmoreland County was in Connecticut when the boundaries were changed Westmoreland County went to Pennsylvania.
1808

Age 24

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

Scottish: according to tradition, this is a rare example of a Gaelic surname of topographic origin, the first element of which is probably Gaelic mun, a mutated form of bun ‘foot’, or British minit ‘hill’. In Ireland this name has sometimes been used as an equivalent of O’Mellan ( see Mellon ) and Milroy 2.

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

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