Elizabeth Street Ivers

about 7 May 1838–10 January 1908 (Age 69)
Iowa, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Street

When Elizabeth Street Ivers was born about 7 May 1838, in Iowa, United States, her father, Robert Haines Ivers, was 32 and her mother, Elizabeth Clark Delaschmutt, was 30. She married Sherman Blanchard on 13 June 1859, in Prairie du Chien, Crawford, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Grand Meadow Township, Clayton, Iowa, United States in 1856 and Post Township, Allamakee, Iowa, United States for about 15 years. She died on 10 January 1908, in Postville, Allamakee, Iowa, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Postville Cemetery, Postville, Clayton, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sherman Blanchard
Elizabeth Street Ivers
Marriage: 13 June 1859
William Thomas Joseph Blanchard
Ida M. Blanchard
Mary Elizabeth Blanchard
George S. Blanchard
Grace Blanchard
Myrtle Rose Blanchard
Roy Blanchard
Pearl Sherman Blanchard

Spouse and Children

13 June 1859
Prairie du Chien, Crawford, Wisconsin, United States


    William Thomas Joseph Blanchard


    Ida M. Blanchard


    Mary Elizabeth Blanchard


    George S. Blanchard


    Grace Blanchard


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World Events (8)


Age 8

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 8

Iowa is the 29th state.
1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines

Age 19

The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.

Name Meaning

1 Irish and English: patronymic from the Old Norse personal name Ívar ( see Iverson ).2 North German: patronymic from the personal name Ivar ( see Iversen ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth S Blauchar, "Iowa State Census, 1885"
  • Elizabeth Blanchard in household of Sherman Blanchard, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elizabeth Tress in household of Robert H Tress, "United States Census, 1850"

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