Elzira Whitlock

Female12 January 1819–4 April 1908

Brief Life History of Elzira

When Elzira Whitlock was born on 12 January 1819, in Kentucky, United States, her father, Charles Whitlock, was 25 and her mother, Martha Patsey Wilson, was 27. She married Anderson Mitchell on 28 September 1837, in Greene, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 4 April 1908, in Greene, Illinois, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Jackson Cemetery, Athensville Township, Greene, Illinois, United States.

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Anderson Mitchell
Elzira Whitlock
Marriage: 28 September 1837
Jackson Gates Mitchell
Eliza Ann Mitchell

Sources (4)

  • Elzira Mitchel in household of J G Mitchel, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elzira Whitlock, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Elzira Whitlock Mitchell, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 September 1837Greene, Illinois, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1820 · Making States Equal

    Age 1

    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.


    Age 2

    Historical Boundaries: 1821: Greene, Illinois, United States


    Age 27

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

    Name Meaning


    nickname for someone with white or fair hair, from Middle English whit ‘white’ + lock ‘lock (of hair)’ (Old English loc). Compare Sherlock .

    from the Middle English personal name Whitlak (Old English Wihtlāc, from wiht ‘creature’ + lāc ‘sport, game’).

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

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