Elizabeth Sarah Negus

21 October 1787–13 October 1857 (Age 70)
Dummerston, Windham, Vermont, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Sarah

When Elizabeth Sarah Negus was born on 21 October 1787, in Dummerston, Windham, Vermont, United States, her father, John Negus, was 26 and her mother, Lydya Howe, was 19. She died on 13 October 1857, in Eaton, Madison, New York, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Eaton, Madison, New York, United States.

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John Negus
Lydya Howe
Elizabeth Sarah Negus
William Negus
Lydia Negus
John Negus
Sarah Negus
Polly Negus
Patience Negus
Zeruiah Negus
Samuel Negus
Bengamine Negus
Joseph Negus
Abigail Negus

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World Events (7)

1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 1

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.
1791 · Vermont Becomes 14th State

Age 4

On March 4, 1791, Vermont became the 14th state.

Age 21

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

1 English: unexplained.2 Romanian: occupational name for a merchant (Late Latin negotiator, from negotiari ‘to trade, deal’, a derivative of negotium ‘business’, ‘affair’).

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

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Neguns, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"
  • Elizabeth Negus, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • 1850 United States Federal Census

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