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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Family Time Line

Elijah Benjamin Frizzell
1778–1860
Mary Rowell
1774–1861
Marriage: 14 April 1802
Michael Frizzell
1804–1887
Margaret Frizzell
1811–1885
Rodolphus Frizzell
1815–
Chandler Frizzell
1818–
Adolphus Frizzell
1819–1893
Gilbert L. Frizzell
1805–1889
Delbert L. Frizzell
1805–
Amasa Frizzell
1806–1848
Lysander Frizzell
1807–1885
Hannah Frizzell
1809–1899
Elvira Frizzell
1810–1831
Benjamin Chandler Frizzell
1814–1849
Elijah Ransom Frizzell
1814–1864
Linval Lorentius Frizzell
1816–1894
Lucinda Frizzell
1824–1885
Melissa Lavina Frizzell
1830–1922

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 April 1802
Leyden, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(15)

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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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