Elizabeth M Springfield

18 May 1855–8 September 1886 (Age 31)
Murray, Georgia, United States

The Life of Elizabeth M

When Elizabeth M Springfield was born on 18 May 1855, in Murray, Georgia, United States, her father, Hugh Springfield, was 34 and her mother, Anna Nix, was 32. She married James H Springfield on 2 March 1874, in Cooke, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Jefferson, Alabama, United States for about 10 years. She died on 8 September 1886, in Cooke, Texas, United States, at the age of 31, and was buried in Marysville Cemetery, Marysville, Cooke, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

James H Springfield
Elizabeth M Springfield
Marriage: 2 March 1874
John Wesley Hubbard Springfield

Spouse and Children

2 March 1874
Cooke, Texas, United States


    John Wesley Hubbard Springfield


Parents and Siblings



    Vesta Louisa Springfield


    James Springfield


    Adeline Springfield


    Louisa Springfield


    Sarah Jane Springfield


+5 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 6

Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.

Age 8

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 10

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Essex, recorded in Domesday Book as Springinghefelda and as Springafelda, probably from Old English Springingafeld ‘pasture (feld) of the people who live by a spring’.

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

Sources (3)

  • E Springfield in household of H Springfield, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Eliza Springfield in household of Hugh Springfield, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Eliza Springfield, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"

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