Elizabeth Ann Martling

Brief Life History of Elizabeth Ann

When Elizabeth Ann Martling was born about 1817, in Tarrytown, Greenburgh, Westchester, New York, United States, her father, Abraham D Martling, was 30 and her mother, Esther Whelpley, was 30. She married Moses J Taylor on 19 January 1837. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Harrington Township, Bergen, New Jersey, United States in 1850. She died on 7 March 1857, at the age of 41, and was buried in Nyack, Rockland, New York, United States.

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Moses J Taylor
Elizabeth Ann Martling
Marriage: 19 January 1837
Moses Taylor
Mary E. Taylor
Edward Arthur Taylor
Benjamin Taylor
Emma Taylor
John Taylor
Theodore Taylor
Evaline Taylor
Frank Taylor

Sources (12)

  • Elizabeth Taylor in household of Moses J Taylor, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Elizabeth Ann Martling Taylor, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Elizabeth in entry for Taylor, "New Jersey Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"

World Events (6)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

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. 


On January 28, 1820, the New Jersey Legislature incorporated the City of Jersey from parts of the Bergen Township. The city would be reincorporated two more times (January 23, 1829 and February 22, 1838) before receiving its official name. Jersey City became part of the new Hudson County in February of 1840.

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Gerhard, Helmuth, Hermann.

German (Westphalia): patronymic from a pet form of Berthold .

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

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