Matilda Elzey

1888–1949 (Age 60)
Texas, United States

The Life of Matilda

When Matilda Elzey was born in June 1888, in Texas, United States, her father, John Henry Elzy, was 38 and her mother, Amanda Carolin Carpenter, was 31. She lived in Justice Precinct 7, Cooke, Texas, United States in 1900. She died on 18 January 1949, in Grayson, Texas, United States, at the age of 60.

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Family Time Line

John Henry Elzy
1849–1924
Amanda Carolin Carpenter
1856–1939
Joel Henry Elzy
1874–1948
Anna D Elzy
1879–1963
Cordelia D Elzy
1879–1946
Rebecca Jane Elzey
1881–1960
John B Elzey
1885–
Matilda Elzey
1888–1949
Amanda Elzey
1890–

Parents and Siblings

    John Henry Elzy

    Male1849–1924Male

    Amanda Carolin Carpenter

    Female1856–1939Female

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 6

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building

Age 17

Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.

Name Meaning

English: altered spelling of Elsey .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Tilda Elzey in household of John H Elzey, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Matilda L Brooks, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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