Elijah Wethy Washburn

1790–23 July 1854 (Age 64)
Preston, New London, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Elijah Wethy

When Elijah Wethy Washburn was born in 1790, in Preston, New London, Connecticut, United States, his father, Stephen Washburn, was 24 and his mother, Selinda Mackweathy, was 16. He married Lydia A. Green in 1809, in Griswold, New London, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Watervliet, Albany, New York, United States in 1850. He died on 23 July 1854, in West Troy, Watervliet, Albany, New York, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Menands, Colonie, Albany, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elijah Wethy Washburn
1790–1854
Lydia A. Green
1784–1859
Marriage: 1809
Stephan Washburn
1810–1893
Eunice Kendall Washburn
1811–1901
Lydia Ann Washburn
1813–1890
Elizabeth C. WASHBURN
1813–1892
Hannah Haven Washburn
1814–
Martha M. Washburn
1815–1872
Jane Washburn
1822–
Frances Ann WASHBURN
1828–1905
David E. WASHBURN
1829–1851

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1809
Griswold, New London, Connecticut, United States
children

(9)

    Stephan Washburn

    Male1810–1893Male

    Female1811–1901Female

    Lydia Ann Washburn

    Female1813–1890Female

    Elizabeth C. WASHBURN

    Female1813–1892Female

    Female1814–Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Stephen Washburn

    Male1766–1825Male

    Selinda Mackweathy

    Female1774–1830Female

siblings

(4)

    Male1790–1854Male

    Dyer Washburn

    Male1790–1861Male

    Schuyler Washburn

    Male1800–1854Male

    Robert W Washburn

    Male1804–1875Male

World Events (8)

1791

Age 1

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 7

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
1808

Age 18

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

Northern English: topographic name for someone living on the banks of the Washburn river in West Yorkshire, so named from the Old English personal name Walc + Old English burna ‘stream’. The river name is first recorded as Walke(s)burna in the early 12th century.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Elijah Washburn, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Elijah Washburn in entry for Eunice K. Washburn Gilson, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"
  • Elijah Washburn in entry for Joseph Washburn and Hannah N. Frail, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

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