Theodosia Burr Calbreath

22 August 1864–24 January 1953 (Age 88)
Lebanon, St. Clair, Illinois, United States

The Life 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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Family Time Line

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

Spouse and Children

23 January 1888
Trenton, Clinton, Illinois, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Age 3

Nebraska is the 37th state.
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

Northern Irish: variant of Galbraith .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Dora B Avis in household of Earnest Avis, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Dosie Avis in household of Edmond Avis, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Dasie B Avis in household of Edmond J Avis, "United States Census, 1930"

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