Elizabeth McQuarie

17 March 1825–24 July 1859 (Age 34)
Argyle, Argyle, Washington, New York, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth McQuarie was born on 17 March 1825, in Argyle, Argyle, Washington, New York, United States, her father, John Mcquarie, was 33 and her mother, Diana Jacocks, was 28. She married John Heath on 24 May 1846. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She died on 24 July 1859, in DeKalb, Illinois, United States, at the age of 34, and was buried in Genoa Township, DeKalb, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Heath
1817–1893
Elizabeth McQuarie
1825–1859
Marriage: 24 May 1846
Daniel Webster Heath
1853–1930
Eliza Heath
1856–
Mabel Heath
1858–1930
Diana Heath
1857–1858

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 May 1846
Chatham, Ontario, Canada
children

(4)

    Daniel Webster Heath

    Male1853–1930Male

    Eliza Heath

    Female1856–Female

    Diana Heath

    Female1857–1858Female

    Mabel Heath

    Female1858–1930Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

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World Events (8)

1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 2

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.
1832 · Black Hawk War

Age 7

"The Black Hawk War was a brief conflict between the United States and Native Americans led by Black Hawk, a Sauk leader. The war erupted soon after Black Hawk and a group of other tribes, known as the ""British Band"", crossed the Mississippi River, into Illinois, from Iowa Indian Territory in April 1832. Black Hawk's motives were ambiguous, but records show that he was hoping to avoid bloodshed while resettling on tribal land that had been given to the United States in the 1804 Treaty of St. Louis."
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 11

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.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Guaire, a patronymic from a Gaelic personal name meaning ‘proud’, ‘noble’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Elizabeth Mcquery in entry for Webster Danial Heath, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Elizabeth McQuarie - Published information: death: 24 July 1859; De Kalb, Illinois, United States

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