Elizabeth T Martin

8 January 1831–15 January 1887 (Age 56)
Connecticut, United States

The Life of Elizabeth T

Elizabeth T Martin was born on 8 January 1831, in Connecticut, United States. She had at least 2 sons and 4 daughters with Frederick Everest Ely. She lived in Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States for about 20 years. She died on 15 January 1887, at the age of 56, and was buried in Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frederick Everest Ely
1827–1890
Elizabeth T Martin
1831–1887
George William Turnhill Ely
1853–
Lilla Louise Ely
1855–1941
Frederick A. Ely
1858–1859
Alice E Ely
1861–1891
Mary A Ely
1863–1882
Anna Avery Ely
1866–1930

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World Events (8)

1832 · The Black Hawk War

Age 1

Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 5

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1846

Age 15

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, Irish, French, Dutch, German, Czech, Slovak, Spanish (Martín), Italian (Venice), etc.: from a personal name (Latin Martinus, a derivative of Mars, genitive Martis, the Roman god of fertility and war, whose name may derive ultimately from a root mar ‘gleam’). This was borne by a famous 4th-century saint, Martin of Tours, and consequently became extremely popular throughout Europe in the Middle Ages. As a North American surname, this form has absorbed many cognates from other European forms.2 English: habitational name from any of several places so called, principally in Hampshire, Lincolnshire, and Worcestershire, named in Old English as ‘settlement by a lake’ (from mere or mær ‘pool’, ‘lake’ + tūn ‘settlement’) or as ‘settlement by a boundary’ (from (ge)mære ‘boundary’ + tūn ‘settlement’). The place name has been charged from Marton under the influence of the personal name Martin.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Ely in household of Fredrick J Ely, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elizabeth T Ely in household of Fredk E Ely, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elizabeth T Ely in household of Frederick E Ely, "United States Census, 1880"

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