Eleanor Barcus

1845–1880 (Age 35)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Eleanor

When Eleanor Barcus was born in 1845, in Ohio, United States, her father, George Washington Barcus, was 34 and her mother, Grace Workman, was 23. She married Thomas S Stroud on 22 February 1869, in Jasper Township, Wayne, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Effingham, Effingham, Illinois, United States in 1850. She died in 1880, in Effingham, Illinois, United States, at the age of 35.

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Family Time Line

Eleanor Barcus
Thomas S Stroud
Marriage: 22 February 1869
Austin Stroud
Hannah Jennie Stroud

Spouse & Children

  • Female1845–1880Female

  • Thomas S Stroud


22 February 1869
Jasper Township, Wayne, Illinois, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • George Washington Barcus


  • Female1822–1883Female



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World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

Age 3

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 15

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Name Meaning

Lithuanian: variant spelling of Bartkus .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Eleanor Barkes in household of George W Barkes, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Ellen Barcus, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Ellen Stroud, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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