Theodosia Burr Calbreath

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 40 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 (13)

  • Dosia Avis, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Theodosia Burr Calbreath - birth: 22 August 1864; Lebanon, St Clair, Illinois, United States
  • Theodosia Calbraith, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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Historical Boundaries: 1879: Custer, Nebraska, United States

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

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

Irish (northern): variant of Galbraith .

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

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