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Elizabeth Newbury Sill


Other Name:
Elizabeth Newbury
Gender:
Female
Born:
Unknown
Died:
Unknown
Home Town:
Windsor, CT
Marriage(s):
Elisha Noyes Sill (October 6, 1824)
Biographical Notes:
Elizabeth Newberry Sill of Windsor, Connecticut was the daughter of Henry and Elizabeth Strong Newberry. In 1819 and 1820 Elizabeth attended Sarah Pierce's Female Academy inLitchfield, Connecticut. Four years after completing her studies she married Elisha Noyes Sill of Windsor, Connecticut. During their marriage the couple had two children, and Henry worked as an educator, businessman, and politician.

Education
Years at LFA:
1819-1820

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.
CITATION OF ATTENDANCE:
1819 Litchfield Female Academy Summer Session Catalogue (Vanderpoel, Emily Noyes. More Chronicles of A Pioneer School From 1792 to 1833. Cambridge, MA: The University Press, 1927).

1820 Litchfield Female Academy Winter Session Catalogue (Vanderpoel, Emily Noyes. More Chronicles of A Pioneer School From 1792 to 1833. Cambridge, MA: The University Press, 1927).

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