Elizabeth Michael

about 1816–
Frederick, Frederick, Maryland, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Michael was born about 1816, in Frederick, Frederick, Maryland, United States, her father, George Michael, was 36 and her mother, Catherine Eifert Wiseman, was 28.

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Family Time Line

George Michael
1780–1840
Catherine Eifert Wiseman
1788–
David Michael
1812–1832
George Michael
1816–1935
Elizabeth Michael
1816–
Julian Michael
1818–
Mary Michael
1820–
Catherine Michael
1822–
Julie Michael
1822–
Julian Michael
1824–
Catharine Michael
1828–
Susanna Michael
1830–
William F. Mitchell
Mary Michael
1813–
Christopher Michael
1814–1878
George F. Michael
1816–1885
Peter Michael
1818–1896

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World Events (3)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 3

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. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 4

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1820 · Making Land more affordable

Age 4

"The United States law requiring full payment at the time of purchase and registration of any land. to help encourage sales and make land more affordable, Congress reduced the minimum price of dollar per acre and the minimum size that could be purchased. Most of this land for sale was located on the frontier which was then ""The West"". This Act was good for many Americans, but it was also over used by wealthy investors."

Name Meaning

English, German, Dutch, and Jewish: from the personal name Michael, ultimately from Hebrew Micha-el ‘Who is like God?’. This was borne by various minor Biblical characters and by one of the archangels, the protector of Israel (Daniel 10:13, 12:1; Rev. 12:7). In Christian tradition, Michael was regarded as the warrior archangel, conqueror of Satan, and the personal name was correspondingly popular throughout Europe, especially in knightly and military families. In English-speaking countries, this surname is also found as an Anglicized form of several Greek surnames having Michael as their root, for example Papamichaelis ‘Michael the priest’ and patronymics such as Michaelopoulos.

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

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