Elizabeth Cleaves Jones

1776–1856 (Age 79)
Lyndeborough, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, British Colonial America

The Life of Elizabeth Cleaves

When Elizabeth Cleaves Jones was born on 18 December 1776, in Lyndeborough, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, British Colonial America, her father, Dr. Benjamin Jones, was 25 and her mother, Elizabeth Cleaves, was 24. She married Nehemiah Boutwell on 28 June 1796, in Lyndeborough, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 3 July 1856, in Lyndeborough, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Center Cemetery, Bedford, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elizabeth Cleaves Jones
1776–1856
Nehemiah Boutwell
1774–1855
Marriage: 28 June 1796
Nehemiah Boutwell
1797–1887
Elizabeth Boutwell
1799–1873
Reverand William Thurston Boutwell
1803–1890
Clark Crombie Bowtwell
1805–1892
Newton Boutwell
1807–1890
Benjamin Jones Boutwell
1809–1836
Robert Cleaves Boutwell
1811–1891
James Boutwell
1814–1865
Mary Ann Boutwell
1816–1853
Sarah Jones Boutwell
1818–1841

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
28 June 1796
Lyndeborough, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States
children

(10)

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Parents & Siblings

  • Dr. Benjamin Jones

    Male1751–1819Male

  • Elizabeth Cleaves

    Female1752–1819Female

siblings

(10)

  • Benjamin Franklin Jones JR

    Male1774–1846Male

  • Female1776–1856Female

  • Joanna Jones

    Female1779–Female

  • Mary Cleaves Jones

    Female1781–Female

  • Huldah Jones

    Female1783–Female

+5 More Children

World Events (7)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 5

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.
1788 · New Hampshire Helps Ratify the US Constitution

Age 12

On June 21, 1788, New Hampshire became the ninth and final state needed to ratify the US Constitution and make it the official law of the land
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 24

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

English and Welsh: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Jon(e) ( see John ). The surname is especially common in Wales and southern central England. In North America this name has absorbed various cognate and like-sounding surnames from other languages. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Sarah Jones in entry for Clark C Boutwell, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947"
  • Elizabeth Smith in entry for Rodney C. Boutwell, "Massachusetts, Delayed and Corrected Vital Records, 1753-1900"
  • Elizabeth Smith in entry for Rodney C Boutwell, "Massachusetts State Vital Records, 1841-1920"

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