Elizabeth Walker

1778–9 April 1851 (Age 73)
Glastonbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

Elizabeth Walker was born in 1778, in Glastonbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. She married Jabez Goodrich on 20 August 1835, in Glastonbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. She died on 9 April 1851, in her hometown, at the age of 73, and was buried in Connecticut, United States.

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Jabez Goodrich
1781–
Elizabeth Walker
1778–1851
Marriage: 20 August 1835

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 August 1835
Glastonbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 3

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 3

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

English (especially Yorkshire) and Scottish: occupational name for a fuller, Middle English walkere, Old English wealcere, an agent derivative of wealcan ‘to walk, tread’. This was the regular term for the occupation during the Middle Ages in western and northern England. Compare Fuller and Tucker . As a Scottish surname it has also been used as a translation of Gaelic Mac an Fhucadair ‘son of the fuller’.

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

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  • Elizabeth Goodrich, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"

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