Eliza Howard

1824–8 August 1893 (Age 69)
Canada

The Life of Eliza

When Eliza Howard was born in 1824, in Canada, her father, James Howard ll, was 50 and her mother, Sarah Salley Ayers, was 47. She married Reuben Markham on 20 January 1842, in St. Clair, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Michigan, United States in 1870. She died on 8 August 1893, in Dryden, Lapeer, Michigan, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Dryden, Lapeer, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Reuben Markham
1809–1887
Eliza Howard
1824–1893
Marriage: 20 January 1842
Irena Markham
1842–1844
Sarah Markham
1846–1848
Eliza Ann Markham
1846–
Charlotte Markham
1850–1874
Horatio Markham
1854–1856
Henrietta Markham
1855–1902
James A. Markham
1862–1873

Spouse and Children

    Reuben Markham

    Male1809–1887Male

    Female1824–1893Female

MARRIAGE
20 January 1842
St. Clair, Michigan, United States
children

(7)

    Irena Markham

    Female1842–1844Female

    Sarah Markham

    Female1846–1848Female

    Eliza Ann Markham

    Female1846–Female

    Charlotte Markham

    Female1850–1874Female

    Horatio Markham

    Male1854–1856Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    James Howard ll

    Male1774–1868Male

    Sarah Salley Ayers

    Female1777–1871Female

siblings

(17)

    Esther Howard

    Female1797–1870Female

    William Howard

    Male1799–Male

    Elizabeth Howard

    Female1801–Female

    Delilah Howard

    Female1805–Female

    Sarah Howard

    Female1806–1890Female

+12 More Children

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 1

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1837

Age 13

Michigan is the 26th state.
1846

Age 22

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Norman personal name Huard, Heward, composed of the Germanic elements hug ‘heart’, ‘mind’, ‘spirit’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.2 English: from the Anglo-Scandinavian personal name Hāward, composed of the Old Norse elements ‘high’ + varðr ‘guardian’, ‘warden’.3 English: variant of Ewart 2.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Eliza Markum in household of Reuben Markum, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Eliza Markham in household of Reuben Markham, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Eliza Markham in household of Reuben Markham, "United States Census, 1860"

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