Elizabeth Carnes

21 March 1825–9 April 1894 (Age 69)
Harrison, Ohio, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Carnes was born on 21 March 1825, in Harrison, Ohio, United States, her father, Joshua Carnes, was 20 and her mother, Nancy Cook, was 25. She married Caleb Erwin on 23 August 1845. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. She lived in Scioto, Delaware, Ohio, United States in 1850 and Stock Township, Harrison, Ohio, United States in 1860. She died on 9 April 1894, in Kirkville, Wapello, Iowa, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Kirkville, Wapello, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Caleb Erwin
1820–1919
Elizabeth Carnes
1825–1894
Marriage: 23 August 1845
Joshua C. Erwin
1847–1924
Jonathan Erwin
1849–1917
Marion G. Erwin
1851–1921
George Washington Erwin
1853–1927

Spouse and Children

    Caleb Erwin

    Male1820–1919Male

    Female1825–1894Female

MARRIAGE
23 August 1845
Harrison,Ohio
children

(4)

    Joshua C. Erwin

    Male1847–1924Male

    Jonathan Erwin

    Male1849–1917Male

    Marion G. Erwin

    Male1851–1921Male

    George Washington Erwin

    Male1853–1927Male

Parents and Siblings

    Joshua Carnes

    Male1804–1882Male

    Female1800–1879Female

siblings

(12)

    Female1825–1894Female

    John R. Carnes

    Male1825–1918Male

    Pamela Carnes

    Female1826–1920Female

    Male1828–1877Male

    Female1831–1914Female

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 5

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.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 11

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
1846

Age 21

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: variant of Kearns .2 Scottish: variant of Cairns .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Kemball in household of Adam Kemball, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elizabeth Irvin in household of Caleb Irvin, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Elizabeth Corner in entry for Marion Erwin, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

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