Joshua Iliff

Male9 August 1807–6 August 1876

Brief Life History of Joshua

When Joshua Iliff was born on 9 August 1807, in Hampshire, West Virginia, United States, his father, Stephen Iliff, was 47 and his mother, Hannah Beers, was 45. He married Eve George on 1 January 1832, in Findlay, Hancock, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Big Lick, Hancock, Ohio, United States in 1850 and Monterey Township, Allegan, Michigan, United States in 1870. He died on 6 August 1876, in Findlay, Hancock, Ohio, United States, at the age of 68.

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Joshua Iliff
Eve George
Marriage: 1 January 1832
William C Iliff
Catherine Iliff
George Iliff
Mary Iliff

Sources (14)

  • Jashua Iliff in entry for Jas. Madison Iliff, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Joshua Iliff, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Joshua ...liff, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 January 1832Findlay, Hancock, Ohio, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Atlantic slave trade abolished.


    Age 14

    History: Findlay derived its name from Colonel James Findlay, Commander of the second regiment in the War of 1812. It was first laid out in 1821 by Joseph Vance and Elnathan Cory. Wilson Vance gave the town of Findlay its name.

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 23

    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.

    Name Meaning

    English (Midlands): from the Middle English personal name Ilif (Old Norse Ilífr, a nickname from ill-lífr ‘wicked’).

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

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