Elizabeth Jane Faucett

22 November 1840–21 April 1915 (Age 74)
Orange, Indiana, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Jane

When Elizabeth Jane Faucett was born on 22 November 1840, in Orange, Indiana, United States, her father, Isaac J. Faucett, was 24 and her mother, Mary Southern, was 24. She married Dennis Hummell in 1864. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Iowa, United States in 1870 and Center Township, Henry, Iowa, United States for about 30 years. She died on 21 April 1915, in Mount Pleasant, Henry, Iowa, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Forest Home Cemetery, Mount Pleasant, Henry, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Dennis Hummell
Elizabeth Jane Faucett
Marriage: 1864
George William Hummell
Martha Florence Hummell
James Faucett Hummell
Charles Hummell
Minnie Hummell
Isaac Jefferson Hummell

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+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings


    Mary Southern





    George Faucett


    James Faucett


    Martha 'Mattie' J. Faucett


World Events (8)

1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy

Age 1

The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.

Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 23

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

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Fawcett .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Faucett in household of Isaac Faucett, "United States Census, 1850"
  • E G Hummell in household of Dennis Hummell, "Iowa State Census, 1885"
  • Elisabeth J Faucett in household of Isaac J Faucett, "United States Census, 1860"

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