Mary Elizabeth Eikenbary

Female31 January 1827–13 August 1864

Brief Life History of Mary Elizabeth

Name comes from the German Eychenberg/Eichenberg it has been spelled Eikenbary, Eikenbarry, Eikenbery, Eikenberry, Theren are family mebers who are siblings with different last names on there Headstones I have come across at least 15 variations. My family has always shown her last name as Eikenberry.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Benson Moore
Mary Elizabeth Eikenbary
Marriage: 15 March 1849
Samuel Lewis Moore
Clarissa Moore
John E Moore
William Francis Moore
Charles R Moore

Sources (10)

  • Mary Moore in household of Joseph Moore, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Mary Eikenberry - Individual or family possessions: birth: about 31 January 1827; Union, Indiana, United States
  • Mary Eikenbury, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 March 1849Des Moines, Iowa, United States
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 3

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.


    Age 8

    Historical Boundaries: 1835: Des Moines, Michigan Territory, United States 1836: Des Moines, Wisconsin Territory, United States 1838: Des Moines, Iowa Territory, United States 1846: Des Moines, Iowa, United States

    1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy

    Age 14

    The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.

    Name Meaning

    Hebrew: Bitter; Marion is the French form.

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