Elizabeth Verdor

about 1785–
Albany, Albany, New York, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

Elizabeth Verdor was born about 1785, in Albany, Albany, New York, United States. She married Andrew Wilkins Jr. about 1805, in Albany, Albany, New York, United States.

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Andrew Wilkins Jr.
1782–1869
Elizabeth Verdor
1785–
Marriage: about 1805

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1805
Albany, Albany, New York, United States

World Events (3)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 1

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 2

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 12

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.

Name Meaning

Scottish: of uncertain origin; possibly a habitational name from Vernours in Midlothian, although it seems more likely that this place name is derived from the family name. A branch of this family was established in Ireland in the 17th century.

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

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