Elizabeth Yelverton

about 1822–
Wayne, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Yelverton was born about 1822, in Wayne, North Carolina, United States, her father, John Yelverton, was 32 and her mother, Mrs. John Yelverton, was 28. She married Henry Martin about 1838, in Wayne, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 daughters. She lived in Davis, Carteret, North Carolina, United States in 1860.

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Family Time Line

Henry Martin
1808–1870
Elizabeth Yelverton
1822–
Marriage: about 1838
Elizabeth Martin
1839–
Balinda Martin
1840–
Perlina Martin
1843–
Sarah J. Martin
1848–
Nancy S. Martin
1851–1906
Arbellia Martin
1855–1917

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1838
Wayne, North Carolina, United States
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    John Yelverton

    Male1790–1861Male

    Mrs. John Yelverton

    Female1794–1850Female

siblings

(8)

    Smithy Yelverton

    Female1817–Female

    Mordecai Yelverton

    Male1818–Male

    Penina Yelverton

    Female1819–Female

    Penelope Yelverton

    Female1821–Female

    Female1822–Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 3

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1830 · Trail of Tears

Age 8

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.
1853 · First State Fair

Age 31

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Devon recorded in 1291 as Elleford ‘elder tree (Old English ellen) ford’; tūn ‘village’ is a later addition. Alternatively, the surname may have be from Yelverton in Norfolk, which is probably from the personal name Geldfriþ + Old English tūn ‘village’, ‘settlement’.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Elizabeth Martin in household of Henry Martin, "United States Census, 1860"

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