Elizabeth Hamlin

Female22 September 1817–May 1859

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Hamlin was born on 22 September 1817, in Rome, Oneida, New York, United States, her father, Henry Hamlin, was 36 and her mother, Laura Munson, was 31. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Roman L Clark. She lived in Summerhill, Cayuga, New York, United States in 1850. She died in May 1859, in Homer, Homer, Cortland, New York, United States, at the age of 41.

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Roman L Clark
Elizabeth Hamlin
Edward Cook Clark
Henrietta Clark

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  • Elizabeth Clark in household of Roman Clark, "United States Census, 1850"

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World Events (5)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 2

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 10

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 13

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

English and Irish: of Norman origin, from the Norman French and Middle English personal name Hamelin, a double diminutive of Hamo (see Hammond ).

French: variant of Hamelin and, in North America, (also) an altered form of this.

Americanized form of Finnish Hämäläinen (see Hamalainen ).

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

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