Elizabeth Way

3 August 1822–27 June 1911 (Age 88)
Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Way was born on 3 August 1822, in Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States, her father, Jacob Way, was 41 and her mother, Elizabeth Sharpless, was 40. She married George Washington Mousley on 28 October 1851, in Tent, New Castle, Delaware, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years and Mountain Dell, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 27 June 1911, in Forest Dale, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Washington Mousley
Elizabeth Way
Marriage: 28 October 1851
James Mousley
Emmett Desoto Mousley
Selina Dixon Mousley
George Washington Mousley
Anna Lizzie Mousley
Ella P Mousley

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 October 1851Tent, New Castle, Delaware, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 3
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    Age 17
    Historical Boundaries: 1839: Johnson, Iowa Territory, United States 1846: Johnson, Iowa, United States
    Age 24
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English (mainly southern): topographic name for someone who lived near a road or path, from Middle English wei (Old English weg, cognate with Old Norse vegr, Old High German weg), or a habitational name from some minor place called with this word, as for example any of the places called Way or Waye in Devon or Way in Somerset and Kent.Chinese: variant of Wei .

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

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    Sources (44)

    • Elizabeth Way, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
    • Elizabeth Moresley, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Elizabeth May Moutley, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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