Eliza Weeks

2 April 1837–18 March 1905 (Age 67)
Surrey, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary 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

  • Marriage
    12 June 1854Rochester, Monroe, New York, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 6
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    Age 8
    Historical Boundaries: NOTE: Twality is sometimes spelled Tuality. 1845: Twality, Oregon Country, United States 1846: Twality, Oregon Unorganized Federal Territory, United States 1848: Twality, 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

    English: variant of Wicks .Americanized form of Norwegian and Swedish Vik .History: This surname was brought to North America independently by several different bearers in the 17th and 18th centuries. One of the earliest on record is Leonard Weeks, who emigrated from Somerset, England, to Portsmouth, NH, some time before 1656. — William Weeks, recorded in Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA, from 1653 onward, was probably a cousin or other relative of the John Wickes mentioned at Wickes .

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

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    Sources (10)

    • 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, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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