Frances Yarbrough

about 1786–
Anson, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Frances

When Frances Yarbrough was born about 1786, in Anson, North Carolina, United States, her father, Davis Yarbrough, was 26 and her mother, Polly Molly Morris, was 26. She married Reuben Elliott on 24 July 1804, in Dover, Stewart, Tennessee, United States.

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Reuben Elliott
1784–
Frances Yarbrough
1786–
Marriage: 24 July 1804

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 July 1804
Dover, Stewart, Tennessee, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Male1760–1845Male

    Polly Molly Morris

    Female1760–Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 0

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1789 · Becomes 12th State

Age 3

On November 21, 1789, North Carolina became the 12th state in the Union.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 33

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Yarborough and Yarburgh in Lincolnshire, named with Old English eorðburg ‘earthworks’, ‘fortifications’, (a compound of eorðe ‘earth’, ‘soil’ + burh ‘fortress’, ‘stronghold’).

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

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