Eliza Emmeline Ottinger

8 September 1862–24 September 1894 (Age 32)
Cocke, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Eliza Emmeline

When Eliza Emmeline Ottinger was born on 8 September 1862, in Cocke, Tennessee, United States, her father, Ireneous Ottinger, was 30 and her mother, Mary Hester Borden, was 29. She lived in Tennessee, United States in 1870. She died on 24 September 1894, at the age of 32, and was buried in Salem Church, Cocke, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ireneous Ottinger
Mary Hester Borden
Elbert H. Ottinger
Louis M Ottinger
John Wesley Ottinger
Eliza Ottinger
Louisa Josephine Ottinger
Eliza Emmeline Ottinger
Mahala Florence Ottinger
David Clark Ottinger

Parents and Siblings

    Ireneous Ottinger


    Mary Hester Borden




    Elbert H. Ottinger


    Louis M Ottinger


    John Wesley Ottinger



    Louisa Josephine Ottinger


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1865 · Sultana Tragedy

Age 3

In April of 1865, the steamboat the Sultana exploded. The Civil War had been over for awhile so this was considered the worst maritime disaster in US history. Compared to the Titanic where 1,512 people were killed, 1,8000 soldiers were killed on the Sultana. Confederate soldiers that weeks earlier had been fighting with Union soldiers were now fighting to save their lives.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 10

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

1 German: variant of Otting .2 German (also Öttinger) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name denoting someone from any of the places called Otting or Öttingen, in Swabia, Bavaria, and the French province of Lorraine.3 Swiss German: variant of Ottiger.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Eliza E Otinger in household of Ireneous Otinger, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Emmeline Ottinger in household of Treneous Ottinger, "United States Census, 1880"

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