Electa Risley

Femaleabout 1794–1869

Brief Life History of Electa

When Electa Risley was born about 1794, in New Hartford, New Hartford, Oneida, New York, United States, her father, David Risley, was 29 and her mother, Cynthia Gillette, was 26. She married Daniel Wightman Randall on 24 August 1815, in New Hartford, Oneida, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She died in 1869, in New Hartford, Oneida, New York, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in New Hartford, New Hartford, Oneida, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Wightman Randall
Electa Risley
Marriage: 24 August 1815
Elizabeth Eaton Randall
David Risley Randall
Margaret Wightman Randall
Helen Coit Randall

Sources (4)

  • Electa Randall, "New York State Census, 1865"
  • Electa Risley, "New York, Marriages, 1686-1980"
  • Electa Risley Randall, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 August 1815New Hartford, Oneida, New York, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

    Age 0

    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.


    Age 4

    Historical Boundaries 1798: Oneida, New York, United States

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 25

    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 Risley in Winwick (Lancashire), Risley (Derbyshire), Riseley (Bedfordshire), or Riseley Farm in Swallowfield (Berkshire). The placenames derive from Old English hrīs ‘brushwood’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

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