Eliza Jane Stuffles

Brief Life History of Eliza Jane

When Eliza Jane Stuffles was born on 22 September 1849, in Newmarket, York, Ontario, Canada, her father, John Stuffles, 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 Elkland Township Cemetery, Cass City, Tuscola, Michigan, United States.

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Robert Byers
Eliza Jane Stuffles
Marriage: 25 February 1874
George Franklin Byers
John R. Byers
Margaret Jerusha Byers
James Byers
Robert Byers
Wilbert Byers
Amanda Ann Byers
Ida May Byers
Ralph Byers

Sources (42)

  • Eliza J Beyers in household of Ralph Beyers, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Eliza Jane Stuffels, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • Eliza Jane Byers, "Michigan Death Certificates, 1921-1952"

World Events (8)

1854 · Creation of the Republican Party

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.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1872 · The First National Park

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

Americanized form of German Stoffel .

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

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