Elisabeth Pingrey

22 March 1752–14 April 1837 (Age 85)
Rowley, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Elisabeth

When Elisabeth Pingrey was born on 22 March 1752, in Rowley, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, John Pingree, was 27 and her mother, Elisabeth Jewett, was 19. She married James Messer on 15 May 1770, in Methuen, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 14 April 1837, in New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Danbury, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Messer
Elisabeth Pingrey
Marriage: 15 May 1770
Cyrus Messer

Spouse and Children

15 May 1770
Methuen, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America


Parents and Siblings


    Elisabeth Jewett




+7 More Children

World Events (6)


Age 24

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

Age 24

New Hampshire is 9th state.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 48

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Pingree .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Elisabeth Pingrey, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Elisabeth Pingre, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Elezebeth Pingrey, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

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