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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Elisha A. Liter
Rachel Evaline Wayland
Marriage: 19 September 1853
Missoula Woodsworth " Woodie" Liter
Mattie Belle Liter
Delia Liter
Ernest Franklin Liter
Samuel Fielding Liter
Mamie Liter
Eva Wayland Liter

Spouse & Children

19 September 1853
Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States


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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. 

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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