Elizabeth Strausbaugh

Female6 February 1817–

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Strausbaugh was born on 6 February 1817, in Paradise Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Adam B. Strausbaugh, was 30 and her mother, Anna Margaret Fissel, was 31.

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Adam B. Strausbaugh
Anna Margaret Fissel
Adam Strausbaugh
Catharine Strausbaugh
Jacob Strausbaugh
Nicolas Abraham Strausbaugh
Margaret Anna Strasbach
John A Strausbaugh
Elizabeth Strausbaugh
Michael Strasbaugh
Peter Strausbaugh
Joseph Strausbaugh

Sources (1)

  • Elizabeth Strasbach in household of Adam Strasbach, "United States Census, 1850"

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Siblings (10)

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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 2

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. 

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 3

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.


Age 46

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of Alsatian Strasbach or Strassbach: topographic name from Middle High German strasse ‘street, road’ + Middle High German bach ‘creek’. Compare Strasbaugh and Trosper .

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

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