Elizah H. Lester

about 1791–
Westerlo, Westerlo, Albany, New York, United States

The Life of Elizah H.

When Elizah H. Lester was born about 1791, in Westerlo, Westerlo, Albany, New York, United States, her father, David Lester, was 37 and her mother, Charity, was 33. She married Mr. Horton about 1811, in New York, United States.

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Mr. Horton
Elizah H. Lester
Marriage: about 1811

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about 1811
New York, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 0

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 6

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 34

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from Leicester, named in Old English from the tribal name Ligore (itself adapted from a British river name) + Old English ceaster ‘Roman fort or walled city’ (Latin castra ‘legionary camp’).2 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Lestre in Normandy.3 English and Scottish: variant of Lister .

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

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