Elizabeth or Betsy Service

11 September 1798–7 February 1853 (Age 54)
Florida, Montgomery, New York, United States

The Life of Elizabeth or Betsy

When Elizabeth or Betsy Service was born on 11 September 1798, in Florida, Montgomery, New York, United States, her father, William W. Service, was 21 and her mother, Asenath Winegar, was 20. She married Nathan Bly on 15 February 1825, in Herkimer, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 7 February 1853, in Ohio, Ohio, Herkimer, New York, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Norway, Norway, Herkimer, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nathan Bly
1800–1891
Elizabeth or Betsy Service
1798–1853
Marriage: 15 February 1825
Almeda Bly
1825–1896
Elizabeth T. Bly
1826–1903
Nathan Bly Jr.
1827–1892
George Washington Bly
1829–1874
Lucinda Bly
1830–1892
John Service Bly
1835–1907
William Morgan Bly
1837–1918

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
15 February 1825
Herkimer, New York, United States
children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (7)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 2

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.
1803

Age 5

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 21

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

Scottish and English: metonymic occupational name for a brewer or a tavern-keeper, from Anglo-Norman French cerveise ‘ale’ (Old French cervoise, a word of Gaulish origin).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Betsey Bly in household of Nathan Bly, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Elizabeth Service in entry for John Bly, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"
  • Elizabeth Service Bly, "Find A Grave Index"

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