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Elizabeth Hasbrouck Elting

Other Name:
Elizabeth Hasbrouck; Eliza Hasbrouck; Eliza Elting
January 23, 1800
Home Town:
Kingston, NY
Richard Elting (July 23, 1818)
Biographical Notes:
Elizabeth Hasbrouck Elting of Kingston, New York was born January 23, 1800 to Abraham and Helena Hasbrouck. In 1814 Elizabeth's father, a businessman and politician, sent her to the Litchfield Female Academy to recieve a formal education. On July 23, 1818 Elizabeth married Dr. Richard Elting of New Paltz, New York. The couple had four children during their marriage.

Years at LFA:

help The Citation of Attendance provides primary source documentation of the student’s attendance at the Litchfield Female Academy and/or the Litchfield Law School. If a citation is absent, the student is thought to have attended but currently lacks primary source confirmation.

Records for the schools were sporadic, especially in the formative years of both institutions. If instructors kept comprehensive records for the Litchfield Female Academy or the Litchfield Law School, they do not survive. Researchers and staff have identified students through letters, diaries, family histories and genealogies, and town histories as well as catalogues of students printed in various years. Art and needlework have provided further identification of Female Academy Students, and Litchfield County Bar records document a number of Law School students. The history of both schools and the identification of the students who attended them owe credit to the early 20th century research and documentation efforts of Emily Noyes Vanderpoel and Samuel Fisher, and the late 20th century research and documentation efforts of Lynne Templeton Brickley and the Litchfield Historical Society staff.
1814 Summer Session Litchfield Female Academy Catalog (Vanderpoel, Emily Noyes. Chronicles of A Pioneer School From 1792 to 1833. Cambridge, MA: The University Press, 1903).

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