Eliza Donahey

13 September 1858–24 November 1929 (Age 71)
Blairsville, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Eliza

When Eliza Donahey was born on 13 September 1858, in Blairsville, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, James D Donahey, was 55 and her mother, Mariah Bills, was 40. She married Nicholas Bennett in 1877, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Pennsylvania, United States in 1870. She died on 24 November 1929, in Burrell Township, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Blairsville, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nicholas Bennett
Eliza Donahey
Marriage: 1877
Grace Bennett
James Donahey Bennett
Mabel Edna Bennett
Rhoda Virginia Bennett
Margaret Marie Bennett
Arthur Milton Bennett
Susan Amanda Bennett
Marion Lee Bennett
Wilbert Nicholas Bennett
Raleigh Walter Bennett

Spouse and Children

Pennsylvania, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 5

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 19

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Donahue .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Eliza Donaho in household of James Donaho, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Eliza E Bennett, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Eliza Bennett in household of Nicklas Bennett, "United States Census, 1910"

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