Elizabeth Jane Duckett

20 July 1826–15 February 1905 (Age 78)
Laurens, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Jane

When Elizabeth Jane Duckett was born on 20 July 1826, in Laurens, South Carolina, United States, her father, Thomas Jacob Duckett, was 30 and her mother, Narcissa Dillard, was 26. She married Austin Clayton Moseley about 1842, in Laurens, Laurens, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Union, South Carolina, United States in 1860 and Ora, Laurens, South Carolina, United States in 1880. She died on 15 February 1905, in South Carolina, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Florence, Lauderdale, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Austin Clayton Moseley
Elizabeth Jane Duckett
Marriage: about 1842
Martha E Moseley
Mary Louise Moseley
Eliza L Moseley
Margery Cornelia Mosely
Thomas Duckett Moseley
George Fleming Moseley
Nancy Moseley
Henry L Moseley

Spouse and Children

about 1842
Laurens, Laurens, South Carolina, United States


    Martha E Moseley


    Mary Louise Moseley


    Eliza L Moseley


    Margery Cornelia Mosely


    Thomas Duckett Moseley


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Jacob Duckett


    Narcissa Dillard






    Martha Duckett


    John H. Duckett


    James Duckett


+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1829 · Fort Sumter Constructed

Age 3

In 1829 Fort Sumter is constructed in the Charleston Harbor, South Carolina. Fort Sumter is most known for being the site of the first shots of the Civil War. It is barely ready when the American Civil War starts.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 4

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1849 · Capitol Building Destroyed by Fire

Age 23

The capitol building in Montgomery was destroyed by fire on December 14, 1849, the 30th anniversary of the state.

Name Meaning

English:1. nickname from a diminutive of Middle English douke, duk(ke) ‘duck’ (Old English dūce). 2. nickname from Middle English douke, duk(ke) ‘duck’ + heved ‘head’. 3. nickname from Old French ducquet ‘owl’, a diminutive of duc ‘guide’, ‘leader’ ( see Duke 1). 4. from a Middle English diminutive of the Old English personal name or byname Ducca. 5. from a Middle English pet form of the personal name Duke .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Moseley in household of George F Moseley, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Elizabeth Mosley in household of A C Mosley, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elizabeth T Mosley in household of Austin C Mosley, "United States Census, 1870"

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