Elijah Benjamin Frizzell

22 March 1778–25 August 1860 (Age 82)
Vernon, Windham, Vermont, United States

The Life of Elijah Benjamin

When Elijah Benjamin Frizzell was born on 22 March 1778, in Vernon, Windham, Vermont, United States, his father, Benjamin Frizzell, was 27 and his mother, Mary Molly Pike, was 26. He married Mary Rowell on 14 April 1802, in Leyden, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 11 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Canaan, Essex, Vermont, United States in 1826. He died on 25 August 1860, in La Moille, Bureau, Illinois, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Canaan, Essex, Vermont, United States.

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Elijah Benjamin Frizzell
Mary Rowell
Marriage: 14 April 1802
Michael Frizzell
Margaret Frizzell
Rodolphus Frizzell
Chandler Frizzell
Adolphus Frizzell
Gilbert L. Frizzell
Delbert L. Frizzell
Amasa Frizzell
Lysander Frizzell
Hannah Frizzell
Elvira Frizzell
Benjamin Chandler Frizzell
Elijah Ransom Frizzell
Linval Lorentius Frizzell
Lucinda Frizzell
Melissa Lavina Frizzell

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14 April 1802
Leyden, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States


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World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 3

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.
1791 · Vermont Becomes 14th State

Age 13

On March 4, 1791, Vermont became the 14th state.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

Irish and English (of Norman origin):1. nickname for someone who affected an ornate style of dress, from Old French frisel, fresel ‘decoration’, ‘ribbon’, ‘tassel’, ‘fringe’ (a diminutive of frese, of Germanic origin). 2. Anglicized form of Friseal , Scottish Gaelic form of Fraser .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elijah Turilli, "United States Census, 1830"
  • E Frizzle, "United States Census, 1810"
  • Eligah Frizzle in household of Marshal Frizzle, "United States Census, 1860"

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