Elizabeth "Lizzie" Myers

from 1770 to 1780–1830 (Age 60)
Sullivan, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Elizabeth "Lizzie"

When Elizabeth "Lizzie" Myers was born from 1770 to 1780, in Sullivan, Tennessee, United States, her father, Myers, was 40 and her mother, Mrs. Myers, was 36. She married John Headrick from 1795 to 1796, in Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She died in 1830, in Townsend, Blount, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Headrick Chapel Cemetery, Wears Valley, Sevier, Tennessee, United States.

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John Headrick
Elizabeth "Lizzie" Myers
Marriage: from 1795 to 1796
Elizabeth H Headrick
William Headrick
Jennie Headrick
Jacob Hedrick
James Headrick
Sarah "Sally" Headrick
Elizabeth Hedrick
Peter Alexander Headrick
Catherine C Headrick
John Headrick
Daniel Headrick Sr.

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from 1795 to 1796
Tennessee, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 6

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 6

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 16

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.

Name Meaning

1 English (mainly Yorkshire): patronymic from Mayer 1, i.e. ‘son of the mayor’.2 English: patronymic from mire ‘physician’ ( see Myer 1).3 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Midhir, probably a variant of Ó Meidhir ‘mayor’ ( see Mayer 1).

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

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  • Elizabeth Headrick, "Find A Grave Index"

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