Elizabeth Drayson

3 October 1806–12 July 1886 (Age 79)
Canterbury, Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Drayson was born on 3 October 1806, in Canterbury, Kent, England, United Kingdom, her father, Charles Drayson, was 31 and her mother, Sarah Taylor, was 29. She married John Ormond on 12 August 1853, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. She lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1860 and Petersburg, Millard, Utah, United States for about 10 years. In 1880, at the age of 74, her occupation is listed as keeping house in Petersburg, Millard, Utah, United States. She died on 12 July 1886, in Kanosh, Millard, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Kanosh Cemetery, Kanosh, Millard, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Ormond
Elizabeth Drayson
Marriage: 12 August 1853

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 August 1853Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1807 · Louisiana is Divided into 19 Parishes
    Age 1
    Louisiana was divided into 19 parishes (rather than counties or boroughs) on March 31, 1807. Currently, there are 64 parishes in Louisiana.
    Age 2
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 24
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    English: relationship name, apparently from the Middle English nickname or surname Dray + son.

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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    Sources (20)

    • Elizabeth Ormond in household of John Ormond, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Elizabeth Ormond in household of John Ormond, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Elizabeth Drayson, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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