Joshua Iliff

9 August 1807–6 August 1876 (Age 69)
Hampshire, West Virginia, United States

The Life 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 34. He married Eva George on 1 January 1831, in Findlay, Hancock, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in 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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Family Time Line

Joshua Iliff
Eva George
Marriage: 1 January 1831
William C Iliff
George Iliff
Mary Iliff

Spouse and Children


    Eva George


1 January 1831
Findlay, Hancock, Ohio, United States


    William C Iliff


    George Iliff


    Mary Iliff


Parents and Siblings



+7 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1810 · Change of capital city

Age 3

Zanesville becomes the new state capital.
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: from a Middle English personal name of Norse origin. Compare Old Norse Eilífr, composed of the elements ei ‘alone’, ‘unique’, ‘outstanding’ + lífr ‘heir’, ‘descendant’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Joshua Iliff, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Joshua ...liff, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Joshua ...Liff, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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