Electa Jane McDaniel

3 November 1835–8 June 1858 (Age 22)
Jackson Township, Jackson, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Electa Jane

When Electa Jane McDaniel was born on 3 November 1835, in Jackson Township, Jackson, Ohio, United States, her father, John McDaniel, was 23 and her mother, Christina Stoker, was 20. She married James Eli Ashcraft in 1854, in Alpine, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839. She died on 8 June 1858, in Alpine, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 22, and was buried in Alpine, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Eli Ashcraft
Electa Jane McDaniel
Marriage: 1854
John Eli Ashcraft
Angeline Elizabeth Ashcraft

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1854Alpine, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 1
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1839 · Nauvoo is Settled
    Age 4
    After the Saints had been chased out of Missouri they moved to a swampy area located next to the Mississippi River. Here they settled and named the place Nauvoo which translates into the city beautiful.
    1842 · Relief Society Organized
    Age 7
    The Relief Society of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was organized on March 17, 1842. Emma Smith was the first Relief Society president. It was established as a way to help strengthen and serve other women.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: altered form of McDonnell , itself an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Domhnaill ‘son of Donal’, from association of the Gaelic patronymic with the Biblical personal name Daniel .

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

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    Sources (10)

    • 1840 U.S. Census, population schedule: Electa Jane McDaniel
    • Mrs James Morgan in entry for John Mcdaniel Sr, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"
    • Lecty J McDaniel, "Utah, Cemetery Abstracts"

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