Eliza Groenendyke

15 February 1847–26 May 1916 (Age 69)
Eugene, Vermillion, Indiana, United States

The Life of Eliza

When Eliza Groenendyke was born on 15 February 1847, in Eugene, Vermillion, Indiana, United States, her father, James Groenendyke, was 49 and her mother, Sarah Coleman, was 34. She married John Vernon Malsbary on 30 September 1884, in Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 26 May 1916, in Monte Vista, Rio Grande, Colorado, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Monte Vista, Rio Grande, Colorado, United States.

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John Vernon Malsbary
Eliza Groenendyke
Marriage: 30 September 1884
Nannella Malsbary

Spouse and Children

30 September 1884
Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana, United States


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World Events (8)

1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 4

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.

Age 16

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 19

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

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Sources (3)

  • Eliza Groenedyhe in household of James Groenedyhe, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Eliza Groendyke in household of John Groendyke, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Lida Groendyke, "Indiana, Marriages, 1780-1992"

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