Elizabeth Mow

10 July 1818–17 December 1842 (Age 24)
Franklin, Indiana, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Mow was born on 10 July 1818, in Franklin, Indiana, United States, her father, John Adam Mow, was 35 and her mother, Elizabeth Styles, was 30. She married Charles Thurston on 25 October 1840, in Shelbyville, Addison Township, Shelby, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died on 17 December 1842, in Shelby, Indiana, United States, at the age of 24, and was buried in Norristown, Washington Township, Shelby, Indiana, United States.

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Charles Thurston
Elizabeth Mow
Marriage: 25 October 1840

Spouse and Children

    Charles Thurston



25 October 1840
Shelbyville, Addison Township, Shelby, Indiana, United States






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World Events (7)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 1

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. 

Age 4

Historical Boundaries: 1822: Shelby, Indiana, United States
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 7

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: habitational name from Mow (formerly Molle) in the parish of Morebattle, Roxburghshire.2 Variant spelling of English Mowe, a variant of Maw .

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

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  • Elizabeth Mow, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"

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