Elias N Ping

Male25 June 1854–16 March 1920

Brief Life History of Elias N

When Elias N Ping was born on 25 June 1854, in Pulaski, Kentucky, United States, his father, James Madison Ping, was 48 and his mother, Martha "Patsy" Barnes, was 49. He married Sally Ann Hicks on 23 December 1875, in Mount Vernon, Rockcastle, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 16 March 1920, in Plato, Pulaski, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Somerset, Pulaski, Kentucky, United States.

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Elias N Ping
Sally Ann Hicks
Marriage: 23 December 1875
Ida Margaret Ping
about 1877–1955
Cordelia Angeline Ping
James Elmer Ping
George Emmitt Ping
Viola Ping
William H. Ping
Jessie R Ping
Mary M Ping

Sources (19)

  • Eli Ping in household of James Ping, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Buck Ping in entry for Samuel S Purcell and Olie Or Ola Or Olia Mcalister, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Elias Ping in entry for Ida Burt, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1961"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 December 1875Mount Vernon, Rockcastle, Kentucky, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 7

    Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.


    Age 9

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1872 · The First National Park

    Age 18

    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    Chinese: Mandarin and Cantonese form of the surname 平, meaning ‘flat, even’ in Chinese: (i) from Ping (平), the name of a fief (located in Linfen in Shanxi province) granted to Chuo, the youngest son of the Marquess Ai of Han (ruler of the state of Han, died 374 BC ). (ii) from the first element of the personal name Ping Zhong (平仲), style name of Yan Yin, an official in the state of Qi during the Spring and Autumn period (770–476 BC ).

    Chinese: alternative Mandarin and Cantonese form of the surnames 邴 and 兵, see Bing 4 and 5.

    English: variant of Pink .

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

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