Eliza Weeks

2 April 1837–18 March 1905 (Age 68)
Surrey, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Eliza

Eliza Weeks was born on 2 April 1837, in Surrey, England, United Kingdom. She married Henry Close on 12 June 1854, in Rochester, Monroe, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 18 March 1905, in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Lafayette, Yamhill, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Close
Eliza Weeks
Marriage: 12 June 1854
William Henry Close
James Close
Alfred Close
Carrie E. Close
Frederick Close
Edward Close

Spouse and Children

12 June 1854
Rochester, Monroe, New York, United States


    William Henry Close


    James Close


    Alfred Close




+1 More Child

World Events (8)


Age 6

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Age 8

Historical Boundaries - 1845: Tuality, Oregon Country, United States; 1846: Tuality, Oregon Unorganized Federal Territory, United States; 1848: Tuality, Oregon Territory, United States; 1849: Washington, Oregon Territory, United States; 1854: Multnomah, Oregon Territory, United States; 1859: Multnomah, Oregon, United States
1859 · Oregon Becomes a State

Age 22

Oregon became the 33rd state admitted to the Union on February 14, 1859. 

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Wikke ( see Wick 2).2 English: variant of Wick 1.3 It may also be an Americanization of Scandinavian Vik .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Eliza Close in household of Henry Close, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Eliza Weeks in entry for Edward Close and Ellen Evinger, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"
  • Eliza Weeks in entry for Edward Close and Ellen Evinger, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"

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