Elizabeth Carlton

July 1816–1905 (Age 88)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Carlton was born in July 1816, in Kentucky, United States, her father, John Flood Carlton, was 56 and her mother, Mary P Watson, was 26. She married Samuel McConnell on 6 January 1840, in Hopkins, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. She lived in Jefferson, Illinois, United States in 1860 and Hot Springs Township, Garland, Arkansas, United States in 1900. She died in 1905, in Johnson, Illinois, United States, at the age of 89.

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Samuel McConnell
Elizabeth Carlton
Marriage: 6 January 1840
Nathan William McConnell
Albert McConnell
John A Mc Connell
John L McConnell

Spouse and Children

6 January 1840
Hopkins, Kentucky, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Illinois is the 21st state.
1818 · Jackson Purchase

Age 2

The western part of Kentucky purchased by Andrew Jackson from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818. It became known as the Jackson Purchase. This included land that wasn't originally part of Kentucky when it became a state.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 34

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of various places called Carleton or Carlton, from Old Norse karl ‘common man’, ‘peasant’ + Old English tūn ‘settlement’ ( compare Charlton 1). Places spelled Carl(e)ton (as opposed to Charlton) are in areas of Scandinavian settlement, mostly in northern England.2 Irish: Americanized and altered form of Carlin 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth McConnel in household of Saml McConnel, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elizabeth Mc Connell in household of Saml A Mc Connell, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elizabeth Mcconnell in household of Samuel I Mcconnell, "United States Census, 1850"

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