Elisha Mayo

25 July 1799–1 October 1850 (Age 51)
Shutesbury, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Elisha

When Elisha Mayo was born on 25 July 1799, in Shutesbury, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Enos Mayo, was 26 and his mother, Mercy Gould, was 28. He married Betsey Spaulding on 30 November 1823, in Ludlow, Windsor, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 1 October 1850, in Rockport, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 51.

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Elisha Mayo
Betsey Spaulding
Marriage: 30 November 1823
Mr. Mayo
Mary Parker Mayo
Moses Mayo
Norman Elisha Mayo
Enos Gould Mayo

Spouse and Children


    Betsey Spaulding


30 November 1823
Ludlow, Windsor, Vermont, United States


    Mr. Mayo


    Mary Parker Mayo


    Moses Mayo


    Norman Elisha Mayo


    Enos Gould Mayo


Parents and Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (7)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 1

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Age 4

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 20

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. 

Name Meaning

1 English and Irish: variant of Mayhew .2 Variant of French Mailhot .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elisha Mayo, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915, 1921-1924"
  • Elisha Mayo in entry for Moses Mayo and Emily A Fears, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Elisha in entry for Moses Mayo and Emily A. Fears, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

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