Elizabeth Liter

1808–1830 (Age 22)
Frederick, Maryland, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Liter was born on 29 February 1808, in Frederick, Maryland, United States, her father, Henry W. Liter, was 32 and her mother, Mary Mikesell, was 27. She married Joseph B. Coleman on 12 April 1827. She died on 5 July 1830, at the age of 22.

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Elizabeth Liter
1808–1830
Joseph B. Coleman
1804–
Marriage: 12 April 1827

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
12 April 1827
of, Frederick, Maryland

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(16)

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World Events (8)

1812

Age 4

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · War of 1812

Age 4

Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 11

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

Origin unidentified. Perhaps an altered spelling of German Leiter or English Lighter .

Possible Related Names

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

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