Turel Elkins

25 June 1792–
Peacham, Caledonia, Vermont, United States

The Life of Turel

When Turel Elkins was born on 25 June 1792, in Peacham, Caledonia, Vermont, United States, his father, David Elkins, was 22 and his mother, Mary Kelly Smith, was 30.

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Family Time Line

David Elkins
1769–1812
Mary Kelly Smith
1762–1817
Turel Elkins
1792–
Almyra Elkins
1799–1822
Betsey Elkins
1794–
Betsy Elkins
1794–
Sarah Elkins
1796–
Mary Elkins
1799–1882
Eveline Elkins
1804–1892
Elkins
1806–1806

Parents and Siblings

    Male1769–1812Male

    Mary Kelly Smith

    Female1762–1817Female

siblings

(8)

    Male1792–Male

    Betsey Elkins

    Female1794–Female

    Betsy Elkins

    Female1794–Female

    Sarah Elkins

    Female1796–Female

    Almyra Elkins

    Female1799–1822Female

+3 More Children

World Events (3)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 2

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 8

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.
1834 · Vermont Anti-Slavery Society is Formed

Age 42

The Anti-Slavery Society of Vermont was established in 1834. 100 people from different towns were at the first meeting, with the intent to abolish slavery. 

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Elkin 1.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Turel Elkins, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Turel Elkins, "Vermont, Births and Christenings, 1765-1908"

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