Elizabeth Briley

28 January 1825–11 February 1860 (Age 35)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Briley was born on 28 January 1825, in Illinois, United States, her father, Henry Briley, was 26 and her mother, Margaret Layton, was 21. She married Abner Henderson Crist on 11 August 1842, in Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 11 February 1860, at the age of 35.

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Family Time Line

Abner Henderson Crist
1822–1915
Elizabeth Briley
1825–1860
Marriage: 11 August 1842
Josiah D Crist
1841–1864
Martha L Crist
1847–1926
Louisa Diantha Crist
1848–1917
Alfonzo Delos Crist
1851–1913
Malinda E Crist
1856–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 August 1842
Indiana, United States
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

    Henry Briley

    Male1798–1840Male

    Margaret Layton

    Female1803–1871Female

siblings

(9)

    Margaret Briley

    Female1821–Female

    Absalom Briley

    Male1823–1892Male

    Female1825–1860Female

    Cornelius Briley

    Male1829–1830Male

    John T Briley

    Male1833–1904Male

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 5

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.
1832 · Black Hawk War

Age 7

"The Black Hawk War was a brief conflict between the United States and Native Americans led by Black Hawk, a Sauk leader. The war erupted soon after Black Hawk and a group of other tribes, known as the ""British Band"", crossed the Mississippi River, into Illinois, from Iowa Indian Territory in April 1832. Black Hawk's motives were ambiguous, but records show that he was hoping to avoid bloodshed while resettling on tribal land that had been given to the United States in the 1804 Treaty of St. Louis."
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 11

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

English: of uncertain origin; perhaps a variant of Brierley .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Crist in household of Abner H Crist, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Elizabeth Brily in entry for Alonzo D Crist and Mary B Lyder, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Elizabeth Zirley in entry for Alfonso D Crist and Mary J Woodall, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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