Eliza Ann Wagaman

8 December 1813–24 September 1892 (Age 78)
Quincy, Quincy Township, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Eliza Ann

When Eliza Ann Wagaman was born on 8 December 1813, in Quincy, Quincy Township, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Andrew Wagaman, was 41 and her mother, Catherine Francis Rock, was 35. She married Peter Knepper about 1833, in Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Quincy Township, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States for about 20 years. She died on 24 September 1892, in Quincy, Quincy Township, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Mount Zion Cemetery, Quincy, Quincy Township, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Alexander Robison
Eliza Ann Wagaman
Marriage: about 1851
William Alexander Robison
Nancy Jane Robison
Mary Alice Robison
Jacob Nephi Robison

Spouse and Children

about 1851
Quincy, Quincy Township, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States


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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 6

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 7

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 23

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Wagemann ( see Wageman ).

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

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Story Highlight

A Brief History of David Robison

David Robison, son of Alexander Robison and Nancy Ellen Wagaman, was born April 2, 1827 at Harrisburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania. At the age of 26 he joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Da …

Sources (3)

  • Eliza Robinson in household of David Robinson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Eliza Wagaman in entry for David Robison Or Robinson, "Idaho, Southeast Counties Obituaries, 1864-2007"
  • 1880 United States Federal Census

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