Elizabeth Frances Duckett

October 1853–
Georgia, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Frances

When Elizabeth Frances Duckett was born in October 1853, in Georgia, United States, her father, Elijah Duckett, was 24 and her mother, Sarah Ann Rochester, was 25. She married Moses McWhorter on 27 November 1873, in Dunklin, Missouri, United States. She lived in Calhoun, Alabama, United States in 1860 and Mississippi, United States in 1870.

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Moses McWhorter
Elizabeth Frances Duckett
Marriage: 27 November 1873

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27 November 1873
Dunklin, Missouri, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 8

Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.
1861 · Alabama Secedes From Union

Age 8

Alabama became the fourth state to secede from the Union during the Civil War on January 11, 1861. Several days later, they joined the Confederate States of America. Montgomery, Alabama, became the capital for the Confederate States of America.

Age 33

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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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  • Elisabeth Ducket in household of Elijah Ducket, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Duckett in household of Elija Duckett, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elizabeth F. Duckett, "Missouri Marriages, 1750-1920" 27 Nov 1873

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