Eliza Humiston

8 February 1823–5 April 1881 (Age 58)
Watertown, Washington, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Eliza

When Eliza Humiston was born on 8 February 1823, in Watertown, Washington, Ohio, United States, her father, Lyndes Humiston, was 25 and her mother, Elizabeth "Betsey" Starling, was 26. She married Abner Devol on 17 May 1849, in Washington, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Union Township, Washington, Ohio, United States in 1850 and Adams Township, Washington, Ohio, United States in 1870. She died on 5 April 1881, in Washington, Ohio, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Lowell, Washington, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elijah Mason
Eliza Humiston
Marriage: 29 January 1863
Ermie Mason

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 January 1863Washington, Ohio, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 2
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated
    Age 13
    On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
    Age 23
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: habitational name from Humeston near Cumnock in Ayrshire.

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

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    Sources (7)

    • Eliza Mason in household of Elijah Mason, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Eliza Humniston, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
    • Eliza Humiston in entry for Mary Newton, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

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