Elizabeth Shailer

16 July 1728–1801 (Age 72)
Haddam, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Shailer was born on 16 July 1728, in Haddam, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Hezekiah Shailer, was 22 and her mother, Elizabeth Lewis, was 23. She married Jeremiah Spencer on 19 February 1745, in Haddam, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. She died in 1801, in Brooklyn, Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

Jeremiah Spencer
Elizabeth Shailer
Marriage: 19 February 1745
John Spencer
Elizabeth Spencer
Jeremiah Spencer
Sarah Shailor Spencer
Hezekiah Spencer
Reuben Spencer
Elsie Spencer
Ezra Spencer
Samuel Spencer
Lewis Spencer
Dolly Spencer
Mary Spencer

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 February 1745Haddam, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America
  • Children


    +7 More Children

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    +2 More Children

    World Events (4)

    Age 48
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    Age 48
    The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
    1786 · Shays' Rebellion
    Age 58
    Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

    Name Meaning

    English: see Shellard .

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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    Sources (14)

    • Elizabeth in entry for John Spencer, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
    • Elizabeth in entry for John Spencer, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
    • Elizabeth, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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