Eva E. Post

14 September 1870–19 October 1884 (Age 14)
McClure, Sanford, Broome, New York, United States

The Life of Eva E.

When Eva E. Post was born on 14 September 1870, in McClure, Sanford, Broome, New York, United States, her father, David B Post, was 38 and her mother, Sally J. Watrous, was 35. She died on 19 October 1884, in Sanford, Broome, New York, United States, at the age of 14, and was buried in McClure, Sanford, Broome, New York, United States.

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David B Post
Sally J. Watrous
John C. Post
Edwin Post
Lucy M. Post
Eva E. Post

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World Events (6)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 2

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 5

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 North German, Danish, and Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived near a post or pole (Middle Low German, Middle Dutch post, from Latin postis), presumably one of some significance, e.g. serving as a landmark or boundary, or a habitational name from any of several places in northern Germany called Post, probably from this word.2 North German: occupational name for a mounted messenger or courier Middle Low German post.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a mailman, from German Post ‘mail’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Eva E Post in household of David Post, "New York State Census, 1875"
  • Eva E Post, "New York, Cemetery Abstracts, 1800-1965"
  • Eva E. Post, "Find A Grave Index"

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