Elizabeth " Betsy" Shortridge

about 1784–after 1860 (Age 76)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Elizabeth " Betsy"

When Elizabeth " Betsy" Shortridge was born about 1784, in Virginia, United States, her father, John T. Shortridge, was 44 and her mother, Nancy Wren, was 23. She died after 1860, in Indiana, United States, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

John T. Shortridge
1740–1819
Nancy Wren
1761–1797
Charles Nicholas Shortridge
1778–1860
Susannah Audrey Shortridge
1779–1860
Elizabeth " Betsy" Shortridge
1784–1860
Mary Shortridge
1790–1879
John F Shortridge
1782–1843
Malissa Massie Shortridge
1784–1832
William Price Shortridge
1786–1841
Sally Shortridge
1788–1852
Nancy Ann Shortridge
1792–1831
Samuel Boone Shortridge
1796–1852
George S. Shortridge
1797–1851

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 2

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.
1788 · Becomes the 10th state

Age 4

On June 25, 1788 Virginia became the 10th state. 
1808

Age 24

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

English (Devon): habitational name from either of two places so named in Devon.

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

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