Eliza Ann Wilkins

Brief Life History of Eliza Ann

When Eliza Ann Wilkins was born about 1826, in Delhi, Jersey, Illinois, United States, her father, John P Wilkins, was 43 and her mother, Elizabeth Lurton, was 30. She married R. T. Minard about 1842, in Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Jersey Township, Jersey, Illinois, United States in 1850.

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R. T. Minard
Eliza Ann Wilkins
Marriage: about 1842
Adeline Minard
James Minard
Casander Minard
Rosalia Minard

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  • Eliza Ann Minard in household of R T Minard, "United States Census, 1850"

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

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.


Historical Boundaries: 1833: Greene, Illinois, United States 1839: Jersey, Illinois, United States

1858 · A House Divided

Abraham Lincoln's goal was to be different than the previous Senators of Illinois and voice his opinion in how he saw the State and the United States start to drift apart in the different ideology on what was right and what was wrong. Even though it would become an unsuccessful campaign strategy to win the senate seat, to this day it is one of the most famous speeches of US politics.

Name Meaning

English (West Midlands and southern England): variant of Wilkin , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

North German and Dutch: variant of Wilkens .

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

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