Eliza Eldredge

22 September 1857–12 March 1896 (Age 38)
Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Eliza

When Eliza Eldredge was born on 22 September 1857, in Iowa, United States, her father, Thomas Eldredge, was 26 and her mother, Charlotte Kettle, was 25. She married David Nichols on 24 May 1878. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Kane Township, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1860 and Ouray, Colorado, United States in 1885. She died on 12 March 1896, in Ouray, Ouray, Colorado, United States, at the age of 38, and was buried in Ridgway, Ouray, Colorado, United States.

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William Shepherd
Eliza Eldredge
Marriage: 25 November 1887
William Thomas Shepherd
James Fenlon Shepherd

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  • Marriage
    25 November 1887Montrose, Montrose, Colorado, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 6
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1867 · The Burtis Opera House
    Age 10
    The Burtis Opera House opened in Davenport and could easily hold an audience of 1,600. It was a widely used facility and Mark Twain filled the house when he spoke on tour in 1869. It was also used to house Susan B. Anthony when she lectured on the woman's right to vote. The Quad City Symphony Orchestra played its first concert as the new Tri-City Symphony in the Opera House. An arsonist set fire to the building on the evening of April 26, 1921, and the building was severely destroyed. The building was rebuilt but was no longer used as an opera house.
    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 11
    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Aldridge ( see Aldrich ).

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

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    Sources (7)

    • Eliza Nichols in household of David Nichols, "United States Census, 1880"
    • E Eldridge in household of Thos Eldridge, "Colorado State Census, 1885"
    • Eliza Elldridge in household of Thomas Elldridge, "United States Census, 1860"

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