Eliza Lydia Marsh

Female15 February 1855–23 September 1915

Brief Life History of Eliza Lydia

When Eliza Lydia Marsh was born on 15 February 1855, in Lake, Illinois, United States, her father, George Marsh, was 39 and her mother, Charlotte Page, was 33. She married Marion Douglas on 18 January 1874, in Webster, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Webster, Iowa, United States in 1902 and Lehigh, Webster, Iowa, United States in 1904. She died on 23 September 1915, in Galveston, Galveston, Texas, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Otho, Webster, Iowa, United States.

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Marion Douglas
Eliza Lydia Marsh
Marriage: 18 January 1874
Floyd Marion Douglas
Collie Newton Douglas
Frances Gay Douglas
Helen Louise Dickensheets

Sources (19)

  • Eliza Douglas, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
  • Eliza Marsh, "Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992"
  • Lydia Eliza Marsh Douglas, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 January 1874Webster, Iowa, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (17)

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    World Events (8)

    1861 · Texas Secedes from the United States

    Age 6

    On February 1, 1861, Texas seceded from the United States. On March 2, 1861, they had joined with the Confederate States of America.


    Age 10

    Historical Boundaries: 1865: Webster, Iowa, United States


    Age 16

    In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name for someone who lived by or in a marsh or fen, Middle English mersch (Old English mersc), or a habitational name from any of various minor places called with this word, for example in Yorkshire, Shropshire and Buckinghamshire.

    Americanized form of German Marsch .

    Americanized form of Slovenian Marš: unexplained. Compare Mars 7.

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

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