Lorenzo Ecclestone

1798–Male
Hebron, Washington, New York, United States

The Life of Lorenzo

When Lorenzo Ecclestone was born in 1798, in Hebron, Washington, New York, United States, his father, Isaac Ecclestone III, was 42 and his mother, Comfort Geer, was 37.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Ecclestone III
1756–1795
Comfort Geer
1761–
Martha Ecclestone
1784–
Isaac Eggleston
1787–1790
Ecclestone
1791–
Isaac Eggleston
1792–1872
Allen Egglestone
1792–1852
Mary Eggleston
1795–
Lorenzo Ecclestone
1798–

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World Events (3)

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.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 29

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of several places so named in Cheshire and Lancashire, which get their names from an ancient British word meaning ‘church’ ( see Eccles ) + Old English tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Lorenzo Ecclestone - Government record: Military record or discharge: birth: 1798; Hebron, Washington, New York, United States

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