Eliza Ann Brock

Female20 April 1867–28 October 1934

Brief Life History of Eliza Ann

When Eliza Ann Brock was born on 20 April 1867, in Indiana, United States, her father, John Huston Brock, was 38 and her mother, Sarah Ameline Nelson, was 32. She married Ora Edward Shaffer on 4 November 1886, in Cass, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Miami, Deer Creek Township, Miami, Indiana, United States in 1870 and Tipton Township, Cass, Indiana, United States for about 50 years. She died on 28 October 1934, in Walton, Tipton Township, Cass, Indiana, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Walton Cemetery, Walton, Tipton Township, Cass, Indiana, United States.

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Ora Edward Shaffer
Eliza Ann Brock
Marriage: 4 November 1886
Otto Elmer Shaffer
Clarence Olean Shaffer

Sources (15)

  • Eliza A Brock in household of Hueston Brock, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Eliza A. Brock, "Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992"
  • Eliza Ann Brock Shaffer, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 November 1886Cass, Indiana, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1868 · Impeach the President!

    Age 1

    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    1868 · The Fourteenth Amendment

    Age 1

    As one of the Reconstruction Amendments, the Fourteenth Amendment addresses the rights and protections that all citizens of the United States have. The amendment also limits actions of state and local officials in all states.


    Age 19

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    English, Scottish, and North German: variant of Brook .

    English and Scandinavian: nickname for a person supposedly resembling a badger, from Middle English brok(ke) ‘badger’ (Old English brocc) and Danish brok (a word of Celtic origin; compare Welsh broch, Cornish brogh, Irish broc). In the Middle Ages badgers were regarded as unpleasant creatures.

    Dutch and Flemish: from a personal name, a short form of Brockert .

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

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