Elizabeth Law

1782–1842 (Age 60)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Law was born on 11 March 1782, in Kentucky, United States, her father, William Nathanial Law, was 34 and her mother, Nancy Rachel Powell, was 17. She married Zachariah Allen on 11 December 1804, in Davidson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 15 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 12 May 1842, in Monmouth, Warren, Illinois, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Hale Township, Warren, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elizabeth Law
1782–1842
Zachariah Allen
1760–1838
Marriage: 11 December 1804
Andrew Allen
1804–
Bruce Allen
1804–
Sarah Sally Allen
1811–1885
Laura Allen
1822–
Isaac Newton Edney Allen
1822–1863
Infant Allen
1824–1824
Sepo Allen
1829–
Lucinda Allen
1831–
Johnathan Lindley Allen
1805–
Joseph Allen
1806–
Hardy M. Allen
1807–1862
Jesse Allen
1808–1874
Thomas Smith Allen
1809–1845
Margaret Mary Allen
1813–1877
Isaac Allen
1814–
Joseph A. Allen
1815–1847
David Allen
1817–1899
Robert Bell Allen
1817–1847
Mary Jean Allen
1820–1868
Andrew Jackson Allen
1828–1909
Henry Allen
1828–1907

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
11 December 1804
Davidson, Tennessee, United States
children

(21)

+16 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • William Nathanial Law

    Male1748–1823Male

  • Nancy Rachel Powell

    Female1765–1835Female

siblings

(20)

  • Male1773–1845Male

  • Henry Edmond Law

    Male1775–1860Male

  • Jessie Daniel Law

    Male1778–1862Male

  • Male1779–1813Male

  • Female1782–1842Female

+15 More Children

World Events (8)

1783 · A Free America

Age 1

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1792 · Becomes the 15th State

Age 10

On June 1, 1792, Kentucky became the 15th state. It was the first state west of the Appalachian Mountains
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 18

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

Scottish and northern English:1. from a Middle English short form of Lawrence . 2. topographic name for someone who lived near a hill, northern Middle English law (from Old English hlāw ‘hill’, ‘burial mound’).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Sun, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Elizabeth Law Allen, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Elizabeth Lan, "Tennessee State Marriage Index, 1780-2002"

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