Elizabeth Wires

4 June 1791–6 February 1869 (Age 77)
Whiteley Township, Greene, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Wires was born on 4 June 1791, in Whiteley Township, Greene, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Thomas Wires Sr, was 20 and her mother, Mary Holland Williams, was 20. She married Isaac Headlee in 1811, in Perry Township, Greene, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 6 February 1869, in Perry Township, Greene, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Perry Township, Greene, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Headlee
1789–1852
Elizabeth Wires
1791–1869
Marriage: 1811
Anthony Abraham Headlee
1812–1889
Rebecca Headlee
1815–1905
James Headlee
1817–1887
Mary Headlee
1822–
Lydia Headlee
1823–1900
Phebe Headlee
1824–1878
Samuel Headlee
1828–1895
Sarah Headlee
1828–1913

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1811
Perry Township, Greene, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(8)

    Anthony Abraham Headlee

    Male1812–1889Male

    Rebecca Headlee

    Female1815–1905Female

    James Headlee

    Male1817–1887Male

    Mary Headlee

    Female1822–Female

    Lydia Headlee

    Female1823–1900Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Wires Sr

    Male1771–1839Male

    Mary Holland Williams

    Female1771–Female

siblings

(10)

    Female1791–1869Female

    Sarah Wires

    Female1795–Female

    Silas Wires

    Male1796–1856Male

    Thomas Wires Jr.

    Male1797–1850Male

    Polly Wires

    Female1799–Female

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 3

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 9

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1812

Age 21

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Wire .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Hedley in household of Samuel Hedley, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Elizabeth Headley in household of James Headley, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elizabeth Wiers Headlee, "Find A Grave Index"

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