Elizabeth Ann Abbs

1 October 1853–22 September 1921 (Age 67)
Eldorado, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Ann

When Elizabeth Ann Abbs was born on 1 October 1853, in Eldorado, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States, her father, William Edward Abbs, was 34 and her mother, Elizabeth Barnard Beaumont, was 37. She married Byron Anderson on 25 September 1875. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States in 1920. She died on 22 September 1921, in Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

Byron Anderson
Elizabeth Ann Abbs
Marriage: 25 September 1875
Jessie Lester Anderson
Ora Rosemond Anderson

Spouse and Children

25 September 1875


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1854 · The Creation of the Republican Party

Age 1

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim that the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.

Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 19

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

English (Norfolk): derivative of Abel , meaning ‘son or servant of someone called Abel’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elisabeth Abbs in household of William E Abbs, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elizabeth Abbs in household of William Abbs, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elisebth Anderson in household of Wm P Allan, "United States Census, 1920"

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