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
Elizabeth M Springfield
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)

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    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


    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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