Elizabeth M Springfield

Female18 May 1855–8 September 1886

Brief Life History 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
1859–1933
Elizabeth M Springfield
1855–1886
Marriage: 2 March 1874
John Wesley Hubbard Springfield

Sources (9)

  • E Springfield in household of H Springfield, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Eliza Springfield - Government record: Census record: birth-name: Eliza Springfield
  • Eliza Springfield, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 March 1874Cooke, Texas, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1861

    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.

    1863

    Age 8

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

    1865

    Age 10

    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    English:

    habitational name from Springfield (Essex), from Old English spring ‘spring, well’ or possibly ‘young copse’, perhaps with the Old English groupname suffix -ingas (genitive -inga-) + feld ‘open country’.

    in northern England perhaps an altered form of Stringfellow .

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

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