Elizabeth Moulton

1 June 1816–16 April 1894 (Age 77)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Moulton was born on 1 June 1816, in Kentucky, United States, her father, John S Moulton, was 24 and her mother, Susannah Ricketts, was 22. She married Parkinson Barkley on 6 October 1836, in Decatur, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Salt Creek Township, Decatur, Indiana, United States in 1850. She died on 16 April 1894, in Indiana, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Decatur, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Parkinson Barkley
1815–1885
Elizabeth Moulton
1816–1894
Marriage: 6 October 1836
Martha Ellen Barkley
1838–1908
Susannah Francis Barkley
1840–1869
Malinda E. Barkley
1842–1843
Mary Elizabeth Barkley
1844–1890
Anthony Armstrong Barkley
1846–1930
Livona M. Barkley
1849–1854
Philander Barkley
1851–1854
Milton Barkley
1853–1875
Mary E. Barkley
1854–1858
Minor Barkley
1854–
Arthur William Barkely
1856–1901
Oscar Barkley
1859–1939

Spouse and Children

    Parkinson Barkley

    Male1815–1885Male

    Female1816–1894Female

MARRIAGE
6 October 1836
Decatur, Indiana, United States
children

(12)

    Martha Ellen Barkley

    Female1838–1908Female

    Susannah Francis Barkley

    Female1840–1869Female

    Malinda E. Barkley

    Female1842–1843Female

    Mary Elizabeth Barkley

    Female1844–1890Female

    Anthony Armstrong Barkley

    Male1846–1930Male

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John S Moulton

    Male1792–1844Male

    Female1794–1861Female

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1818 · Jackson Purchase

Age 2

The western part of Kentucky purchased by Andrew Jackson from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818. It became known as the Jackson Purchase. This included land that wasn't originally part of Kentucky when it became a state.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 3

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. 
1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy

Age 25

The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the various places with this name, as for example in Cheshire, Lincolnshire, Norfolk, Northamptonshire, Suffolk, and North Yorkshire. For the most part these were named in Old English as ‘Mū-la's settlement’, from the Old English personal name or byname Mūla ‘mule’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’, but in some cases they may have been originally farms where mules were reared or kept. In the case of the Norfolk place name the first element was probably a personal name Mōda, a short form of the various compound names with a first element mōd ‘spirit’, ‘mind’, ‘courage’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Barkley in household of Parkerson Barkley, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elizabeth Barkley in household of Parkinson Barkley, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Elizabeth Moulton, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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