Eliza Van Leuven

Brief Life History of Eliza

When Eliza Van Leuven was born on 19 January 1877, in Richfield, Sevier, Utah, United States, her father, Leverett Van Leuven, was 37 and her mother, Jeannette Wilson, was 28. She married William Hosie Butterfield on 1 September 1893, in Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Salem, Fremont, Idaho, United States in 1904 and Lewisville, Fremont, Idaho, United States in 1910. She died on 7 June 1953, in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jonathan LaFayette Abercrombie
Eliza Van Leuven
Marriage: 17 May 1904
Lafayette Abercrombie
May Eliza Abercrombie
Frederick Joseph Abercrombie
Zella Evelyn Abercrombie
Vera Merelda Abercrombie
Veda Dorthy Abercrombie
Martha Janet Abercrombie
Kenneth Levert Abercrombie

Sources (57)

  • Eliza Abercrombie, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Eliza Butterfield, "Idaho, County Marriages, 1864-1950"
  • Liza Abercrombie, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1938-1961"

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.


Historical Boundaries: 1882: Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States 1885: Bingham, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Bingham, Idaho, United States 1893: Fremont, Idaho, United States 1913: Jefferson, Idaho, United States

1897 · The Utah State Historical Society

The Utah State Historical Society was, founded in 1897 and now part of the Government of Utah's Division of State History. It encourages the research, study, and publication of Utah history. It also publishes a history journal named the Utah Historical Quarterly. The Utah State Historical Society has grown to several thousand members and has published over 300 issues of the Utah Historical Quarterly.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Vietnamese Anh, Thanh, Hung, Minh, Vinh, Dung, Hue, Huong, Lan, Quang, Tan, Thuy, Hong, Chi, Hang, Ho, Pok, Sang, Bai, Chin, Ching, Chu, Chuan, Dong.

Vietnamese (Vạn): from the Chinese surname 萬, see Wan 1.

Vietnamese (Văn): from the Chinese surnames 文 or 聞, see Wen 2 and 3, and also 5 below.

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

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Eulogy of Eliza Van Leuven Abercrombie

Eliza Abercrombie Eliza Abercrombie, daughter of Leveret and Janet Van Leuvin, was born near Richfield, Utah, January 19, 1877. Her parents were early Utah Pioneers. Her entire life was spent in Utah …

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