Frances Eliza Fassett

Lewiston, Lewiston, Niagara, New York, United States

The Life of Frances Eliza

When Frances Eliza Fassett was born in 1808, in Lewiston, Lewiston, Niagara, New York, United States, her father, Jonathan Fasset, was 33 and her mother, Anna Safford, was 28.

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Jonathan Fasset
Anna Safford
David Safford Fasset
Anna Mari Fassett
Frances Louisa Fassett
Alvin Fay Fassett
Frances Eliza Fassett
Chauncey Safford Fassett

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World Events (3)


Age 0

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Age 4

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 19

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.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Fawcett .

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

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