Joseph Ely SrAge: 51 years1775–1827
- Joseph Ely Sr
- Given names
- Name suffix
|Birth|| November 12, 1775 50 45|
|Marriage||Frances Hix — View this family|
|Kentucky County, Virginia Formed|| December 31, 1776 (Age 13 months)|
Note: Kentucky County (then alternately spelled Kentucke County) was formed by the Commonwealth of Virginia by dividing Fincastle County, VA. into three new counties: Kentucky, Washington, and Montgomery, effective December 31, 1776. During the three and one-half years of Kentucky County's existence, its seat of government was Harrodstown (then also known as Oldtown, later renamed Harrodsburg).
|Articles of Confederation|| November 17, 1777 (Age 2 years)|
Note: The Continental Congress submitted the Articles of Confederation to the states for ratification. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Articles_of_Confederation
|Kentucky County, Virginia Abolished|| June 30, 1780 (Age 4 years)|
Note: Kentucky County was abolished on June 30, 1780, when it was divided into Fayette, Jefferson, and Lincoln counties of Virginia. These later petitioned together to separate from Virginia, which was approved by the Virginia House of Delegates.
|Death of a father||Thomas Ely Sr|
about 1782 (Age 6 years)
|Kentucky Becomes 15th State|| June 25, 1792 (Age 16 years)|
|Lincoln County, Kentucky Formed|| June 25, 1792 (Age 16 years)|
Note: Lincoln was one of the original three counties formed out of Virginia's Kentucky County. (The other two were Fayette and Jefferson counties.) These three were separated from Virginia to create the Commonwealth of Kentucky in 1792.
|George Washington Relected|| December 5, 1792 (Age 17 years)|
Note: Geo. Washington relected to his second term as president.
|Death of a mother||Jane Elizabeth Smith|
about 1796 (Age 20 years)
|Burial of a mother||Jane Elizabeth Smith|
about 1796 (Age 20 years)
|Knox County, Kentucky Formed|| December 19, 1799 (Age 24 years)|
Note: Knox County was officially formed on December 19, 1799. Losing counties were Lincoln County.
| Birth of a daughter|
July 2, 1806 (Age 30 years)
|Rockcastle County, Kentucky Formed|| January 8, 1810 (Age 34 years)|
Note: Rockcastle County was officially formed on January 8, 1810. Losing counties were Lincoln, Pulaski, Madison and Knox counties.
|New Madrid Earthquake|| December 16, 1811 (Age 36 years)|
Note: New Madrid Earthquake reverses course of Mississippi River.(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Madrid_earthquake)
|Harlan County, Kentucky Formed|| January 28, 1819 (Age 43 years)|
Note: Harlan County was officially formed on January 28, 1819. Losing counties were Knox County.
|Marriage of a child||Hiram Jones — Rachel Ely — View this family|
about 1824 (Age 48 years)
|Death|| November 2, 1827 (Age 51 years)|
|Last change|| December 18, 2012 – 15:10:22|
|Family with parents|
Thomas Ely Sr
Birth: about 1725 — ENGLAND
Death: about 1782 — Lee County, Virginia, USA
Jane Elizabeth Smith
Birth: about 1730 — Dublin, Dublin City, Leinster, Ireland
Death: about 1796 — Lee County, Virginia, USA
Marriage: about 1750 — Pennsylvania, USA
|Family with Frances Hix|
Birth: November 26, 1778 27 14 — Washington, Rappahanock County, Virginia, USA
Death: April 16, 1861 — Lee County, Virginia, USA
Birth: July 2, 1806 30 27 — Lee County, Virginia, USA
Death: April 8, 1894 — Harlan County, Kentucky, USA,