Eliza Crocker Boardman

Brief Life History of Eliza Crocker

When Eliza Crocker Boardman was born on 22 August 1792, in Bennington, Vermont, United States, her father, Elijah Boardman, was 32 and her mother, Sabrina Crocker, was 30. She married Laurent Marie Clerc on 3 May 1819, in Hartford, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She died in May 1880, in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Spring Grove Cemetery, Northeast, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Laurent Marie Clerc
1785–1869
Eliza Crocker Boardman
1792–1880
Marriage: 3 May 1819
Elizabeth Victoria Clerc
1820–1897
Helen Alina Clerc
1822–1822
Rev. Francis Joseph Clerc
1823–1907
Charles Michael Clerc
1826–1852
Sarah Byers Clerc
1828–1869
John B Clerc
1828–1831

Sources (12)

  • Eliza Clerc in household of Lamont Clerc, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Eliza C Boardman, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Marriage Records, 1512-1989"
  • Eliza Crocker Boardman Clerc, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

1802 · Brass is Discovered

"In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."

1819 · Panic! of 1819

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): occupational name from Middle English bord(e) ‘board, plank, table’ + man, for a carpenter, sawyer, or a maker of boards and planks. Compare Board .

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

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