Elizabeth Failing

Female15 December 1823–7 April 1917

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Failing was born on 15 December 1823, in Saint Johnsville, Saint Johnsville, Montgomery, New York, United States, her father, Johannes Fehling, was 26 and her mother, Catherine Elwood, was 24. She married David A. Augsbury in 1843. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Boone, Iowa, United States in 1895 and Boone, Boone, Iowa, United States in 1910. She died on 7 April 1917, in Des Moines Township, Boone, Iowa, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Linwood Park Cemetery, Boone, Boone, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Thompson Mowerson
Elizabeth Failing
Marriage: 14 May 1867
Ardelia Augsbury
James Winfield Augsbury
Mary Elizabeth Augsbury

Sources (21)

  • Elizabeth Morrison in household of J W Augsbury, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elisebeth Failing, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"
  • Elizabeth Mowerson, "BillionGraves Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 May 1867Clayton, Jefferson, New York, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 2

    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.


    Age 23

    Historical Boundaries: 1846: Boone, Iowa Territory, United States 1846: Boone, Iowa, United States


    Age 40

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Fehling .

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

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