Eliza May Doolittle

1838–29 April 1875 (Age 37)
Bath, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Eliza May

When Eliza May Doolittle was born in 1838, in Bath, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, her father, Lyman Doolittle, was 37 and her mother, Charlotte Hale, was 29. She married Marcelles Randall on 10 November 1861, in Summit, Ohio, United States. She lived in Ohio, United States in 1870 and Ridgeville, Trinity, California, United States in 1875. She died on 29 April 1875, in North Ridgeville, Lorain, Ohio, United States, at the age of 37.

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Family Time Line

William B. Wiley
Eliza May Doolittle
Marriage: 18 May 1865
Clarence William Wiley
Lulu M. Wiley
Maude M Wiley
Lloyd M Wiley

Spouse and Children

18 May 1865
Lorain, Ohio, United States



    Lulu M. Wiley


    Maude M Wiley


    Lloyd M Wiley


Parents and Siblings

    Lyman Doolittle


    Charlotte Hale





    Lucy M. Doolittle


    Irvin Doolittle


    Orpha O. Doolittle


    Genevieve Emily Doolittle


World Events (8)


Age 5

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1848 · The California Gold Rush

Age 10

On January 24, 1848, gold was found at Sutter’s Mill in Coloma, California, which began the California gold rush. In December of that same year, U.S. President James Polk announced the news to Congress. The news of gold lured thousands of “forty-niners” seeking fortune to California during 1849. Approximately 300,000 people relocated to California from all over the world during the gold rush years. It is estimated that the mined gold was worth tens of billions in today’s U.S. dollars. 
1850 · California Is Admitted to Union

Age 12

California was admitted into the Union on September 9, 1850, and became the 31st state.

Name Meaning

English: nickname for a lazy man, from Middle English do ‘do’ + little ‘little’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Eliza Doolittle in household of Lyman Doolittle, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Eliza Wiley in household of Willian Wiley, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Eliza Wiley in household of William Wiley, "United States Census, 1870"

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