Elijah Wickline

Brief Life History of Elijah

When Elijah Wickline was born on 24 April 1799, in Sweet Springs, Monroe, Virginia, United States, his father, Jacob George Wickline, was 48 and his mother, Maria Catherine Spahr, was 43. He married Elizabeth G. Lewis on 11 January 1821, in Monroe, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Monroe, Virginia, United States in 1850. He died on 27 June 1879, in Sweet Springs, Monroe, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 80.

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Elijah Wickline
Elizabeth G. Lewis
Marriage: 11 January 1821
Catharine P. Wickline
Jacob Elijah Wickline
Cynthia Ann Wickline
William Wadkins Wickline
Delilah Wickline
John Ervin Wickline
Mahala Wickline
Mary Margaret Wickline
Daniel Sweden Wickline
Anderson Lewis Wickline

Sources (36)

  • Elijah Wickline, "West Virginia, Census (Mortality Schedule), 1870-1880"
  • Elija Wickline, "West Virginia Births, 1853-1930"
  • Elijah Wickline, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

1812 · Monumental Church Built

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.

1820 · Making States Equal

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Wicklein .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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