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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David Wilson
Elizabeth Janney
Marriage: 21 January 1745
Elizabeth Wilson
Stacy Wilson
Mahlon Wilson
Stacy Wilson
Thomas Wilson

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"

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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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