Elizabeth N Shideler

15 September 1829–28 May 1913 (Age 83)
Cass, Indiana, United States

The Life of Elizabeth N

When Elizabeth N Shideler was born on 15 September 1829, in Cass, Indiana, United States, her father, George Shideler, was 36 and her mother, Elizabeth Neff, was 30. She married Zachariah Cragun on 13 October 1850, in Cass, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Clinton Township, Cass, Indiana, United States in 1860. She died on 28 May 1913, in Democrat Township, Carroll, Indiana, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Logansport, Cass, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Zachariah Cragun
Elizabeth N Shideler
Marriage: 13 October 1850
Sylvester Shideler Cragun
Dora Elizabeth Cragun
Ellen Malinda Cragun

Spouse and Children

13 October 1850
Cass, Indiana, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Levina Shideler


    Mary Shideler


    Catherine Shideler




+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Age 5

Historical Information 1834: Cass, Indiana, United States
1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Scheidler .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Shidler in household of George Shidler, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Lizzie Craigen in household of Zachary Craigen, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elizabeth Carigan in household of Zachariah Carigan, "United States Census, 1860"

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