Elizabeth Page

Female9 April 1829–15 July 1905

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Page was born on 9 April 1829, in New Guilford, Coshocton, Ohio, United States, her father, Edward Franklin Page, was 26 and her mother, Mary Downes, was 26. She married Jacob Ashcraft on 11 March 1847, in Knox, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 12 daughters. She lived in Jackson Township, Greene, Indiana, United States for about 10 years and Greene, Indiana, United States in 1884. She died on 15 July 1905, in Hyde Park, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Hyde Park Cemetery, Hyde Park, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Ashcraft
Elizabeth Page
Marriage: 11 March 1847
Mary Ann Ashcraft
Son Ashcraft
Daughter Ashcraft
Wealthy Jane Ashcraft
Samuel Ashcraft
Margaret Ellen Ashcraft
Lewis Ashcraft
Melissa Francis Ashcraft
Martha Ellen Ashcraft
William Thomas Ashcraft
Leonora Ashcraft
Enoch Ashcraft
Genara Ashcraft
Celestia Ashcraft
Ashcraft Daughter

Sources (36)

  • Elizabeth Ashcraft in household of Jacob Ashcraft, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elisabeth Page in entry for Philip Strauser, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Elizabeth Ashcraft, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 March 1847Knox, Ohio, United States
  • Children (17)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 1

    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.

    1836 · The Massive Internal Improvements Act

    Age 7

    The Massive Internal Improvements Act of 1836 loaned Indiana $10,000,000 to create infrastructure such as canals, railroads, and roads across the state. The act was signed by Whig Governor Noah Noble and passed by the Indiana General Assembly. However, the financial crisis known as the Panic of 1837 thwarted these plans as costs ballooned. Construction on the infrastructure was not completed and the state debt rapidly increased.

    1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

    Age 31

    Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

    Name Meaning

    English and French: occupational or status name for a young servant, Middle English page, paige, Old French page (from Italian paggio, ultimately from Greek paidion, a diminutive of pais ‘boy, child’). The surname has also been established in Ireland since the 16th century. In North America, this surname is also a shortened form of the French cognate Lepage .

    French Canadian (Pagé): altered form of French Paget , a diminutive of 1. Compare Pashia .

    North German: metonymic occupational name for a horse dealer, from Middle Low German page ‘horse’.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Jacob Ashcraft

    JACOB ASHCRAFT Jacob Ashcraft was born on April 10, 1827. He married Elizabeth Page on March 11, 1847. Jacob and Elizabeth lived in Ohio until 1854, when they moved to Indiana with their four child …

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