Elizabeth Janney

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Janney was born about 1715, in Middletown Monthly Meeting, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Abel Janney Sr, was 45 and her mother, Elizabeth Stacy, was 43. She married John Stackhouse Jr. on 22 October 1737, in Langhorne, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She was buried in Middletown Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Wilson
1719–1810
Elizabeth Janney
1715–
Marriage: 21 January 1745
Elizabeth Wilson
1749–1800
Stacy Wilson
1751–1820
Mahlon Wilson
1752–1780
Stacy Wilson
1757–
Thomas Wilson
1753–1798

Sources (23)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Elizabeth - birth-name: Elizabeth Janney
  • Elizabeth Stackhouse, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Marriage Records, 1512-1989"
  • Elizabeth Janney in entry for Abel Stackhouse, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"

World Events (4)

1776

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

1776

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.

1808

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

English (Lincolnshire): from a diminutive of the Middle English personal name Jan(e) (see Jayne ).

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

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