Elisha Uptigrove


Brief Life History of Elisha

When Elisha Uptigrove was born in 1840, in Tennessee, United States, his father, Elijah Uptegrove, was 51 and his mother, Lydia Collins, was 45. He married Adaline Smith on 24 June 1860, in Benton, Tennessee, United States. He lived in Henderson, Tennessee, United States in 1850.

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Elisha Uptigrove
Adaline Smith
Marriage: 24 June 1860

Sources (4)

  • Elisha Uplagrove in household of Elijah Uplagrove, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Elisha Uptigrove, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Susan Uplagroar in the 1850 United States Federal Census District 8, Henderson, Tennessee,

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  • Marriage
    24 June 1860Benton, Tennessee, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 6

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


    Age 6

    Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.

    1872 · The First National Park

    Age 32

    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

    Variant of Updegraff , a surname of ultimately Dutch origin.

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

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