Elizabeth Massey

1780–1839 (Age 59)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Massey was born in 1780, in Virginia, United States, her father, John Massie, was 37 and her mother, Johanna Cook, was 35. She married Edward Terrell in 1799. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 1 daughter. She died in September 1839, in Tennessee, United States, at the age of 59.

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Family Time Line

Elizabeth Massey
1780–1839
Edward Terrell
1780–1839
Marriage: 1799
Grace Session Terrell
1800–1865
William Terrell
1806–1875
Richmond Terrell
1806–1880
George Terrell
1810–1860
George Washington Terrell
1812–1865
James Terrell
1814–
Massey Terrell
1816–
Edward Terrell Jr.
1820–
William Terrell
1839–1837

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
1799
children

(9)

+4 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1743–1830Male

  • Johanna Cook

    Female1745–1791Female

siblings

(4)

  • Female1780–1839Female

  • Sarah Massey

    Female1780–1854Female

  • Susannah Massey

    Female1789–1847Female

  • Male1791–1862Male

World Events (8)

1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 0

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 1

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1796 · Tennessee Becomes a State

Age 16

On June 1, 1796, Tennessee became the 16th state.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish (of Norman origin) and French: habitational name from any of various places in northern France which get their names from the Gallo-Roman personal name Maccius + the locative suffix -acum.2 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Marcy in La Manche. This surname is preserved in the English place name Stondon Massey.3 English: from a pet form of Matthew .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Terrell in entry for James Terrell and Leta May Kelly Or Kelley, "Nova Scotia Marriages, 1907-1932"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Elizabeth Massey - Published information: death:
  • Massey Family Crest

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