Eliza Jane Richey

30 December 1837–14 May 1908 (Age 70)
Noxubee, Mississippi, United States

The Life Summary of Eliza Jane

When Eliza Jane Richey was born on 30 December 1837, in Noxubee, Mississippi, United States, her father, William Richey, was 41 and her mother, Margaret Ann Adair, was 33. She married John Milton Adair in 1855, in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Utah, Utah, United States in 1850 and Washington, Washington, Utah, United States for about 10 years. She died on 14 May 1908, in Barclay, Lincoln, Nevada, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Barclay, Lincoln, Nevada, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Milton Adair
Eliza Jane Richey
Marriage: 1855
Emily Jane Adair
John Milton Adair
Eliza Ann Adair
Margaret Jemima Adair
David William Adair
Hannah Melissa Adair
Charlotte Lucinda Adair
Cordelia Catherine Adair

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1855Payson, Utah, Utah, United States
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    World Events (7)

    Age 9
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 19
    Nevada is the 36th state.
    Age 24
    Mississippi became the second state to leave the Union at the start of the Civil War in 1861.

    Name Meaning

    German: from a short form of an ancient Germanic personal name based on rīc ‘power(ful)’ (see Reich ), or from the female personal name Rikheit, from rīc + suffix -heit ‘way of being’. This surname is rare in Germany.Probably also an Americanized form of German Reiche or Ritsche (see Ritchey 2).English and northern Irish: variant of Ritchie .

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

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    Sources (25)

    • Eliza J Adair in household of Jno M Adair, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Jane Richie in entry for Charlotte Lucinda Adair Hamblin, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • Eliza J Adair in household of John M Adair, "United States Census, 1870"

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