Eliza Ellen Starkweather

29 December 1858–22 May 1925 (Age 66)
Molalla, Clackamas, Oregon, United States

The Life of Eliza Ellen

When Eliza Ellen Starkweather was born on 29 December 1858, in Molalla, Clackamas, Oregon, United States, her father, William Austin Starkweather, was 36 and her mother, Eliza Gordon, was 27. She married Gardner Whipple on 5 March 1890, in Clackamas, Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Milwaukie, Clackamas, Oregon, United States for about 10 years and Canby, Clackamas, Oregon, United States for about 20 years. She died on 22 May 1925, in Clackamas, Oregon, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Clackamas Cemetery, Clackamas, Clackamas, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Gardner Whipple
Eliza Ellen Starkweather
Marriage: 5 March 1890
Amy Eleanor Whipple
Olive Annis Whipple
Gardner McKinley Whipple
Eva Adney Whipple

Spouse and Children

5 March 1890
Clackamas, Oregon, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Lydia Jane Starkweather


    John Hugh Starkweather



    William Lincoln Starkweather


    Mary Maria Starkweather


+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1859 · Oregon Becomes a State

Age 1

Oregon became the 33rd state admitted to the Union on February 14, 1859. 

Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 18

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Perhaps a nickname for a stormy-tempered person. Compare Stark .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ellen Starkweather in household of W Starkweather, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Eliza E Starkweather in household of W A Starkweather, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Ellen Starkweather in household of W A Starkweather, "United States Census, 1880"

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