Eliza Jane Harrison

2 November 1819–9 November 1881 (Age 62)
Five Oaks, Tazewell, Virginia, United States

The Life of Eliza Jane

When Eliza Jane Harrison was born on 2 November 1819, in Five Oaks, Tazewell, Virginia, United States, her father, Alexander Harrison, was 21 and her mother, Malvina Harman, was 20. She married Charles Henderson Greever on 10 October 1837, in Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Virginia, United States in 1870 and Tazewell, Tazewell, Virginia, United States in 1880. She died on 9 November 1881, in Tazewell, Virginia, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Five Oaks, Tazewell, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Henderson Greever
1806–1888
Eliza Jane Harrison
1819–1881
Marriage: 10 October 1837
Alexander Harrison Greever
1838–1882
Eliza Greever
1842–
Blair Burwell Greever
1840–1917
S. W Mitchel
1844–
Charles Philip Greever
1848–1916
H C Greeves
1849–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 October 1837
Virginia, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

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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.
1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

Age 5

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 17

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the medieval personal name Harry .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Eliza J Greeves in household of Chas H Greeves, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Eliza Greever in household of C H Greever, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Eliza J Greever in household of Charles H Greever, "United States Census, 1860"

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