Elizabeth Artman

about 1839–
Troy, Perry, Indiana, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Artman was born about 1839, in Troy, Perry, Indiana, United States, her father, Abel Artman, was 20 and her mother, Jane Lani McConnell, was 26.

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Family Time Line

Abel Artman
1819–1839
Jane Lani McConnell
1813–
William Artman
1837–
Elizabeth Artman
1839–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy

Age 2

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.
1846

Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 31

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch and German: variant of Hartman .2 Americanized spelling of South German Artmann ‘plowman’ or ‘peasant’, from Middle High German art ‘farming’, ‘agriculture’ + man ‘man’.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Elizabeth Artman in household of Jane Artman, "United States Census, 1850"

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