Abner Eiland

Male8 February 1802–1855

Brief Life History of Abner

When Abner Eiland was born on 8 February 1802, in Hancock, Georgia, United States, his father, James Eiland, was 53 and his mother, Nancy, was 53. He married Mrs. Rhody Eiland about 1829, in Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Chickasaw, Mississippi, United States in 1850 and District 816, Stewart, Georgia, United States in 1880. He died in 1855, in Arkansas, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Arkansas, United States.

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Abner Eiland
Mrs. Rhody Eiland
Marriage: about 1829
Corrona Eiland
Oliver George Eiland
Bryant Jefferson Eiland
Mary A. Eiland
Enoch Eiland
Henry Eiland
Abner W. Eiland
Lieut. Wimband F Eiland
Segers Eiland

Sources (3)

  • Abner Eiland, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Abner Eiland, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Arter Hatcher, "United States Census, 1880"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1829Alabama, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (7)


    Age 1

    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

    1803 · Louisiana Purchase Opens Mississippi for Commerce

    Age 1

    In 1803, the Louisiana Purchase it made it so that the Mississippi River would be opened to commerce. The stretch of land includes present day Mississippi, Louisiana, and continues Northward.


    Age 15

    Mississippi is the 20th state.

    Name Meaning

    Dutch: variant of Eilander .

    North German: topographic name for someone who lived on or owned property surrounded by water, from Middle High German eilant ‘island’.

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

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