Theodosia Burr Calbreath

Female22 August 1864–24 January 1953

Brief Life History of Theodosia Burr

When Theodosia Burr Calbreath was born on 22 August 1864, in Lebanon, St. Clair, Illinois, United States, her father, John Hamilton Calbreath, was 40 and her mother, Rhoda Penn, was 37. She married Edmond Joseph Avis on 23 January 1888, in Trenton, Clinton, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in St. Clair, Illinois, United States in 1880 and Cliff Township, Custer, Nebraska, United States for about 30 years. She died on 24 January 1953, in Broken Bow, Custer, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Cliff Table Cemetery, Merna, Custer, Nebraska, United States.

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Edmond Joseph Avis
Theodosia Burr Calbreath
Marriage: 23 January 1888
Arthur Avis
Ethel Grace Avis
Clarence Avis
Maude Josephine Avis

Sources (10)

  • Dora B Avis in household of Earnest Avis, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Theodosia Calbraith, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Dosie Avis in household of Edmond Avis, "United States Census, 1920"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 January 1888Trenton, Clinton, Illinois, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.


    Age 15

    Historical Boundaries: 1879: Custer, Nebraska, United States

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 26

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish (Renfrewshire and Argyll): variant of Galbraith .

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

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