Eliza Jane "Jenny" Frazier

3 May 1859–28 January 1953 (Age 93)
Polk, Iowa, United States

The Life of Eliza Jane "Jenny"

When Eliza Jane "Jenny" Frazier was born on 3 May 1859, in Polk, Iowa, United States, her father, Eli Frazier Jr., was 30 and her mother, Lucinda Kelley, was 28. She married James Alfred Hughes on 9 July 1885, in Lincoln Township, Polk, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in Jefferson Township, Polk, Iowa, United States in 1880 and Bellingham, Whatcom, Washington, United States for about 30 years. She died on 28 January 1953, in Whatcom, Washington, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Ferndale, Whatcom, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Alfred Hughes
Eliza Jane "Jenny" Frazier
Marriage: 9 July 1885
Nan 'Nannie' D Hughes
Georgia 'Georgie' May Hughes
Jessie Hughes

Spouse and Children

9 July 1885
Lincoln Township, Polk, Iowa, United States


    Nan 'Nannie' D Hughes


    Georgia 'Georgie' May Hughes


    Jessie Hughes


Parents and Siblings

    Eli Frazier Jr.


    Lucinda Kelley




    Mary Ellen Fraizer


    Marcus E. Fraizer



    Francis "Frank" M. Fraizer


    Oliver P. Fraizer


+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · The Burtis Opera House

Age 8

The Burtis Opera House opened in Davenport and could easily hold an audience of 1,600. It was a widely used facility and Mark Twain filled the house when he spoke on tour in 1869. It was also used to house Susan B. Anthony when she lectured on the woman's right to vote. The Quad City Symphony Orchestra played its first concert as the new Tri-City Symphony in the Opera House. An arsonist set fire to the building on the evening of April 26, 1921, and the building was severely destroyed. The building was rebuilt but was no longer used as an opera house.

Age 27

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

Variant of Scottish and northern Irish Fraser .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jennie Ridge in household of Charles C Ridge, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jenny Ridge in household of Charles E Ridge, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jennie Ridge in household of Chas E Ridge, "United States Census, 1910"

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