Elizabeth Lizzie Lloyd

27 November 1865–about 1890 (Age 24)
Newton, Jasper, Iowa, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Lizzie

When Elizabeth Lizzie Lloyd was born on 27 November 1865, in Newton, Jasper, Iowa, United States, her father, John Lloyd, was 48 and her mother, Catharine A Bennett, was 30. She married Richard B Holman on 20 May 1886, in Newton, Jasper, Iowa, United States. She died about 1890, in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States, at the age of 25, and was buried in Newton Union Cemetery, Newton, Jasper, Iowa, United States.

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World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1867 · The Burtis Opera House

Age 2

The Burtis Opera House opened in Davenport and could easily hold an audience of 1,600. It was a widely used facility and Mark Twain filled the house when he spoke on tour in 1869. It was also used to house Susan B. Anthony when she lectured on the woman's right to vote. The Quad City Symphony Orchestra played its first concert as the new Tri-City Symphony in the Opera House. An arsonist set fire to the building on the evening of April 26, 1921, and the building was severely destroyed. The building was rebuilt but was no longer used as an opera house.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 10

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Welsh: descriptive nickname from Welsh llwyd ‘gray’. In Welsh the color term llwyd also includes shades of brown, and it is likely that, when used with reference to younger men, llwyd denoted brown or mouse-colored hair.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lizzie Floyd in household of John Floyd, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Lizzie Lloyd in household of Catharine Lloyd, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elizabeth Stevens in entry for Edwin W Stevens, "Montana, Flathead County Records, 1871-2007"

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