Eliza Jane Stuffel

22 September 1849–10 January 1936 (Age 86)
Newmarket, York, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Eliza Jane

When Eliza Jane Stuffel was born on 22 September 1849, in Newmarket, York, Ontario, Canada, her father, John Stuffels, was 41 and her mother, Jerusha Hinds Haines, was 33. She married Robert Byers on 25 February 1874, in Port Huron, St. Clair, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Port Huron, St. Clair, Michigan, United States in 1880 and Greenleaf Township, Sanilac, Michigan, United States for about 10 years. She died on 10 January 1936, in Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Cass City, Tuscola, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Byers
1829–1911
Eliza Jane Stuffel
1849–1936
Marriage: 25 February 1874
George Franklin Byers
1875–1952
John R. Byers
1876–1887
Margaret Jerusha Byers
1878–1960
James Byers
1880–1939
Robert Byers
1882–1942
Wilbert Byers
1885–1955
Amanda Ann Byers
1888–1968
Ida Byers
1890–1939
Ralph Byers
1893–1957

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 February 1874
Port Huron, St. Clair, Michigan, United States
children

(9)

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Parents and Siblings

    Male1808–1876Male

    Jerusha Hinds Haines

    Female1816–1895Female

siblings

(14)

    Ellinore Stuffel

    Female1838–1891Female

    Charles Stuffels

    Male1838–1907Male

    Mary Ann Stuffles

    Female1839–1909Female

    Anna or Johanna Stuffles

    Female1845–1925Female

    David Stuffel

    Male1846–1921Male

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1854 · Creation of the Republican Party

Age 5

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.
1863

Age 14

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 23

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

Variant spelling of German Steffl .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Eliza J Biers in household of Robert Biers, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Eliza J Byers in household of Robert Byers, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Eliza J Byers in household of Robert Byers, "United States Census, 1900"

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