Elisha A. Liter

1814–1902 (Age 87)
Clark, Missouri, United States

The Life of Elisha A.

When Elisha A. Liter was born on 21 December 1814, in Clark, Missouri, United States, his father, Henry W. Liter, was 38 and his mother, Mary Mikesell, was 34. He married Rachel Evaline Wayland on 19 September 1853, in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 19 April 1902, in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elisha A. Liter
1814–1902
Rachel Evaline Wayland
1833–1873
Marriage: 19 September 1853
Missoula Woodsworth " Woodie" Liter
1854–1927
Mattie Belle Liter
1857–1908
Delia Liter
1858–
Ernest Franklin Liter
1860–1925
Samuel Fielding Liter
1863–1880
Mamie Liter
1868–1945
Eva Wayland Liter
1873–1943

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
19 September 1853
Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States
children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(16)

+11 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 5

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1821

Age 7

Missouri is the 24th state
1838 · Lord Reveals the Name of His Chruch

Age 24

On April 26, 1838, The Lord reveals that the name of His Church should be The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This revelation was given to the Prophet Joseph Smith, Jr. in Far West, Missouri.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Perhaps an altered spelling of German Leiter or English Lighter .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Elisha Liter, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elisha Lighter, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Elisha Liter, "United States Census, 1880"

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