Elizabeth Emley

4 March 1811–1 September 1874 (Age 63)
Monmouth, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Emley was born on 4 March 1811, in Monmouth, New Jersey, United States, her father, John Emley, was 41 and her mother, Hannah Stokes, was 38. She married Aaron Robbins Borden on 27 November 1828, in New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Chesterfield, Burlington, New Jersey, United States for about 10 years and New Jersey, United States in 1870. She died on 1 September 1874, at the age of 63.

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Family Time Line

Aaron Robbins Borden
1804–1872
Elizabeth Emley
1811–1874
Marriage: 27 November 1828
Phebe Ann Borden
1829–1894
Josiah Borden
1830–1913
Mary R. Borden
1832–1894
Stacy Borden
1833–
Beulah Borden
1834–1897
John E. Borden
1837–1921
Rachael Borden
1840–
Elizabeth Ann Borden
1844–
Walter E. Borden
1851–1926

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 November 1828
New Jersey, United States
children

(9)

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Emley

    Male1769–Male

    Hannah Stokes

    Female1772–1852Female

siblings

(10)

    Female1797–Female

    Robert Emley

    Male1799–Male

    Joseph Emley

    Male1800–1848Male

    William Emley

    Male1801–Male

    William Stokes Emley

    Male1802–1859Male

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1812

Age 1

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1820

Age 9

On January 28, 1820, the New Jersey Legislature incorporated the City of Jersey from parts of the Bergen Township. The city would be reincorporated two more times (January 23, 1829 and February 22, 1838) before receiving its official name. Jersey City became part of the new Hudson County in February of 1840.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 19

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

1 English: habitational name from a place in West Yorkshire, so named from the Old English male personal name Em(m)a (which has nothing to do with the modern girl's name) + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.2 Altered spelling of German Emler or Emele ( see Emel ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Eliza Borden in household of Aaron R Borden, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Eliza A Borden in household of Aaron R Borden, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Eliza A Borden in household of Aaron R Borden, "United States Census, 1870"

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