Elizabeth Ann Spikes

Female28 December 1831–1916

Brief Life History of Elizabeth Ann

When Elizabeth Ann Spikes was born on 28 December 1831, in Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina, United States, her father, Peterson P Spikes, was 25 and her mother, Mary Todd, was 24. She married William Lorenzo Dow Hill on 18 December 1855, in Wake, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Civil District 24, Weakley, Tennessee, United States in 1910 and Weakley, Tennessee, United States in 1910. She died in 1916, in Jewell, Weakley, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Jewell, Weakley, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Lorenzo Dow Hill
Elizabeth Ann Spikes
Marriage: 18 December 1855
Salina Meekie Hill
Alford Parrin Hill
Mynisa Artelia Hill
Maniza Hill
Samantha Cora Hill
Mary Fitney Hill
William Hill
Wily Alied Hill
Martha Ann Savanna Hill
Isaac Jeptha Hill
Ketie Alazada Hill

Sources (17)

  • Elizabeth Speight in household of Peterson Speight, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Elizabeth A Spikes, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Elizabeth Ann Spikes Hill, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 December 1855Wake, North Carolina, United States
  • Children (11)

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    Siblings (13)

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    World Events (8)

    1832 · The Black Hawk War

    Age 1

    Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.

    1835 · The Hermitage is Built

    Age 4

    The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

    1862 · Battle of Shiloh

    Age 31

    The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

    Name Meaning

    English (Middlesex): variant of Spike , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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