Elza Sumner

about 1875–
Virginia, United States

The Life of Elza

When Elza Sumner was born about 1875, in Virginia, United States, her father, Toliver Columbus Sumner, was 26 and her mother, Nancy Mildred Dickson, was 13.

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Family Time Line

Toliver Columbus Sumner
1849–1931
Nancy Mildred Dickson
1862–1940
Elza Sumner
1875–
Walter Sumner
1877–
Dixon Sumner
1879–
Rhoda Anna Sumner
1880–1966
Sydney Sumner
1881–
Toliver Sumner
1890–1891
Orpha Sumner
1892–1892
Woodford Wilson Sumner
1882–1954
Enoch Elzie Sumner
1884–1958
James Walter Sumner
1886–1904
Mary Dixie Sumner
1889–1965
Jonathan Harry Sumner
1894–1983
Leona Mildred Sumner
1896–1983
Jessia K Sumner
1900–1988

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World Events (3)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 0

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.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 0

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 19

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a summoner, an official who was responsible for ensuring the appearance of witnesses in court, Middle English sumner, sumnor.

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

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