Eliza Izora Updegraff

24 May 1868–January 1929 (Age 60)
Nodaway, Missouri, United States

The Life of Eliza Izora

When Eliza Izora Updegraff was born on 24 May 1868, in Nodaway, Missouri, United States, her father, Joseph Updegraff, was 48 and her mother, Eliza Jane Miller, was 41. She married William David Clark on 25 February 1891, in Maryville, Nodaway, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Polk Township, Nodaway, Missouri, United States in 1870 and Maryville, Nodaway, Missouri, United States in 1880. She died in January 1929, in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States, at the age of 60.

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Family Time Line

William David Clark
Eliza Izora Updegraff
Marriage: 25 February 1891
Linwood Updegraff Clark

Spouse and Children

25 February 1891
Maryville, Nodaway, Missouri, United States


Parents and Siblings


    Eliza Jane Miller




    Lucy E Updegraff


    Isabella Updegraff


    Albert Wright Updegraff


    Mary Angeline Updegraff


    William Alexander Updergraff


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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 2

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.

Age 18

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

Altered form of a Dutch topographic name for someone who lived near a tomb.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Isora Updegraff in household of Joseph Updegraff, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Eliza I Updegraff in household of Joseph Updegraff, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Coe Unppdergraft in entry for Linwood Clark and Florence Benefiel, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

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