Eliza Blackmore

24 August 1828–27 January 1884 (Age 55)
North Molton, Devon, England

The Life of Eliza

When Eliza Blackmore was born on 24 August 1828, in North Molton, Devon, England, her father, William Blackmore, was 32 and her mother, Charity Gould, was 28. She married Lyman W Gates after 1850, in Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Michigan, United States in 1870 and Davison, Genesee, Michigan, United States in 1880. She died on 27 January 1884, in Genesee, Michigan, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Davison, Genesee, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lyman W Gates
Eliza Blackmore
Marriage: after 1850
Emily Ann Blackmore
George W Gates
Mariah P Gates

Spouse and Children

    Lyman W Gates



after 1850
Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States


    Emily Ann Blackmore


    George W Gates


    Mariah P Gates


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 2

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

Age 9

Michigan is the 26th state.

Age 15

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places so named with Old English blæc ‘black’, ‘dark’ + mōr ‘moor’, ‘marsh’ or mere ‘lake’. Mōr is the second element of places called Blackmore in Essex, Wiltshire, and Worcestershire, as well as Blackmoor in Dorset; mere, on the other hand, is the second element of Blackmore in Hertfordshire and Blackmoor in Hampshire, the early forms of which are Blachemere, Blakemere.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Eliza Gates in household of Lyman Gates, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Eliza Blackmore in household of William Blackmore, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Eliza Gates in household of Lyman W Gates, "United States Census, 1870"

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