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1796

William Beauchamp settled in the area of present Elizabeth

Other events that happened on or around 1796

1817

The town Beauchamp's Mills was renamed for Elizabeth Woodland Beauchamp

Other events that happened on or around 1817

1822

Elizabeth was chartered by the General Assembly

Other events that happened on or around 1822

1848

First county and circuit courts of Wirt County met in "Old Red Brick"

Other events that happened on or around 1848

1860

Samuel D. Karnes stuck oil and began producing, opening Burning Springs oil field

2000

Elizabeth's population was 994

Other events that happened on or around 2000


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