about 1801–

The Life of Eliza

Eliza was born about 1801, in Ireland. She had at least 1 daughter with Joseph Caswell.

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Joseph Caswell
Sarah Ann Caswell

Spouse and Children

    Joseph Caswell





World Events (3)


Age 38

The Night of the BIG WIND. In Killarney and its neighborhood there was a terrible hurricane. The town sustained much damage and many houses were shattered.

Age 44

The Irish Potato Famine. Many Irish emigrate to America. Irish population drops from 8 million to 6 million due to death from starvation or emigration.

Age 118

Irish War of Independence against Britain ending in the Anglo Irish Treaty.

Name Meaning

Short form of Elizabeth , first used in the 16th century, and popular in the 18th and 19th centuries as an independent given name. It was used by George Bernard Shaw for the main female character, Eliza Dolittle , in his play Pygmalion ( 1913 ), which was the basis for the musical and film My Fair Lady.

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Eliza Caswell, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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