Elizabeth Charity Failer

24 April 1876–12 February 1953 (Age 76)
Benton, Missouri, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Charity

When Elizabeth Charity Failer was born on 24 April 1876, in Benton, Missouri, United States, her father, Jacob Adam Faler, was 25 and her mother, Matilda Rainwater, was 23. She married Silas Benton Yount on 27 December 1894, in Edmonson, Benton, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Cole Township, Benton, Missouri, United States for about 50 years. She died on 12 February 1953, in Windsor, Henry, Missouri, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Windsor, Henry, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Silas Benton Yount
Elizabeth Charity Failer
Marriage: 27 December 1894
Ada Elizabeth Yount
Eugene Yount
Frances Matilda Yount
Jacob Napoleon Yount
Harvey Andrew Yount
Elva Gertrude Yount
Ida Valentina Yount

Spouse and Children

27 December 1894
Edmonson, Benton, Missouri, United States


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Adam Faler


    Matilda Rainwater






    James C. Faler


    Camma Elizabeth Faler


    Charles Rhodes Faler


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 6

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 22

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

1 South German: probably an occupational name for a gauger or sealer of barrels, from an agent derivative of Middle High German beil ‘barrel inspection’. See also Beiler .2 Altered spelling of Böhler ( see Boehler ).3 English: variant spelling of Bailor .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elizia Faler in household of Jacob Faler, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Eliza C Yount in household of Silas B Yount, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Legie G Yount in household of S B Yount, "United States Census, 1920"

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