Elisha Lister

14 February 1851–September 1851
Indiana, United States

The Life of Elisha

When Elisha Lister was born on 14 February 1851, in Indiana, United States, his father, John Thomas Lister, was 24 and his mother, Martha Ann Jackson, was 21. He died in September 1851, at the age of 0.

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John Thomas Lister
1826–1879
Martha Ann Jackson
1829–1922
Elisha Lister
1851–1851
Richard Henry Lister
1854–1929
William Grant Lister
1855–1875
Sarah Marie Lister
1858–1860
Laura Jane Lister
1861–1939
Martha Ellen Lister
1863–1889
Benjamin Thomas Lister
1865–1868
John Tyler Lister
1868–1955
Elizabeth Ann Lister
1870–1871

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Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a dyer, Middle English litster, an agent derivative (originally feminine; compare Baxter ) of lit(t)e(n) ‘to dye’ (Old Norse lita). This term was used principally in East Anglia and northern and eastern England (areas of Scandinavian settlement), and to this day the surname is found principally in these regions, especially in Yorkshire.2 Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Fhleisdeir ‘son of the arrow maker’.

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

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