Elizabeth Murphy McLelland

31 January 1850–22 September 1893 (Age 43)
Salt Lake Valley, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Elizabeth Murphy

When Elizabeth Murphy McLelland was born on 31 January 1850, in Salt Lake Valley, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, Thomas McClellan, was 30 and her mother, Elizabeth, was 25. She married Charles William Stayner on 28 October 1868, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. She lived in Saint Mary the Virgin, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom in 1881. She died on 22 September 1893, in Washington D.C., United States, at the age of 43, and was buried in Washington D.C., United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles William Stayner
Elizabeth Murphy McLelland
Marriage: 28 October 1868

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 October 1868Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (7)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 4
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    Age 13
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 13
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and northern Irish: variant of McClellan , with excrescent -d due to English speakers' perception of Gaelic palatalized -n as -nd.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Elizabeth McLelland & Charles Stayner

    They had no children.

    Sources (8)

    • Elizabeth M Stayner in household of William Burrows, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
    • Elizabeth M. Stayner, "District of Columbia Deaths and Burials, 1840-1964"
    • Elizabeth Stayner in household of Chas W Stayner, "United States Census, 1870"

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