Elizabeth Matlack

23 January 1778–
Evesham Township, Burlington, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Matlack was born on 23 January 1778, in Evesham Township, Burlington, New Jersey, United States, her father, George Matlack, was 25 and her mother, Sarah Watson, was 26. She married Silvanus Zelley on 27 February 1808. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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Family Time Line

Silvanus Zelley
Elizabeth Matlack
Marriage: 27 February 1808
Noah Zelley

Spouse and Children

27 February 1808
Burlington,New Jersey


    Noah Zelley


Parents and Siblings

    George Matlack





    Hephzibah Matlack



    George Matlack


World Events (8)


Age 2

"Sometimes referred to as the ""forgotten victory"", the Battle of Springfield was one of the last major battles fought in the north during the Revolutionary War. The British defeat effectively ended their ambitions to reclaim New Jersey. Washington praised the New Jersey Militia for their universal effort and great spirit"
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 3

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Age 34

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

Name Meaning

Variant of English Matlock .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Elizabeth Matlock, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"
  • Elizabeth Matlack, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"

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