Elizabeth JohnsonAge: 88 years1744–1832
- Elizabeth Johnson
- Given names
|Birth|| about 1744|
|Marriage||Moses Sweeney — View this family|
| Birth of a son|
|Charles Welby Sweeney|
August 26, 1766 (Age 22 years)
|Kentucky County, Virginia Formed|| December 31, 1776 (Age 32 years)|
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 33 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 36 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.
|Kentucky Becomes 15th State|| June 25, 1792 (Age 48 years)|
|Lincoln County, Kentucky Formed|| June 25, 1792 (Age 48 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 48 years)|
Note: Geo. Washington relected to his second term as president.
|Knox County, Kentucky Formed|| December 19, 1799 (Age 55 years)|
Note: Knox County was officially formed on December 19, 1799. Losing counties were Lincoln County.
|Rockcastle County, Kentucky Formed|| January 8, 1810 (Age 66 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 67 years)|
Note: New Madrid Earthquake reverses course of Mississippi River.(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Madrid_earthquake)
|Death of a husband||Moses Sweeney|
June 13, 1813 (Age 69 years)
|Harlan County, Kentucky Formed|| January 28, 1819 (Age 75 years)|
Note: Harlan County was officially formed on January 28, 1819. Losing counties were Knox County.
|Death|| October 27, 1832 (Age 88 years)|
|Last change|| October 20, 2013 – 22:44:13|
|Family with Moses Sweeney|
Birth: 1734 — Belfast, Antrim, Northern Ireland
Death: June 13, 1813 — Hanging Fork, Lincoln County, Kentucky, USA
Birth: about 1744 — Orange County, Virginia, USA
Death: October 27, 1832 — Mackville, Washington County, Kentucky, USA
Charles Welby Sweeney
Birth: August 26, 1766 32 22 — Amherst County, Virginia, USA
Death: October 23, 1853 — Casey County, Kentucky, USA