Eliza Borne

1816–2 December 1883 (Age 67)
New York County, New York, United States

The Life of Eliza

Eliza Borne was born in 1816, in New York County, New York, United States. She married Joseph Sumner Henshaw about 1835, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died on 2 December 1883, in Albany, Albany, New York, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Albany Rural Cemetery, Menands, Colonie, Albany, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Sumner Henshaw
1806–1891
Eliza Borne
1816–1883
Marriage: about 1835
Charles H Henshaw
1839–1870
Emily Henshaw
1849–
Mary Ann Henshaw
1846–1898

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1835
New York, United States
children

(3)

    Charles H Henshaw

    Male1839–1870Male

    Mary Ann Henshaw

    Female1846–1898Female

    Emily Henshaw

    Female1849–Female

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 3

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. 
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 11

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 20

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Bourne .2 French: nickname for a person with only one eye or with a squint, from Old French borgne ‘squinting’, of unknown origin.3 In some cases, possibly a shortening of the Dutch surname van den Borne, a habitational name for someone from Born in the province of Limburg (Netherlands) or from a place associated with the watercourse of the Borre river in French Flanders.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Eliza Henshaw in household of Joseph Henshaw, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Eliza Henshaw in household of Joseph Henshaw, "New York State Census, 1875"
  • Eliza Henshaw in household of Joseph S Henshaw, "United States Census, 1860"

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