Elisha J Terrill

8 September 1853–19 December 1928 (Age 75)
Iowa, United States

The Life of Elisha J

When Elisha J Terrill was born on 8 September 1853, in Iowa, United States, his father, Seth Curtis Terrill, was 27 and his mother, Charlotte B Truitt, was 21. He married Eliza Celestine Stites about 1879, in Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Brown, Kansas, United States in 1875 and White Mound Township, Jewell, Kansas, United States for about 20 years. He died on 19 December 1928, in Riverside, California, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in White Mound Township, Jewell, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elisha J Terrill
1853–1928
Eliza Celestine Stites
1858–1906
Marriage: about 1879
Nettie Terrill
1880–
Ezekiel K. Terrill
1883–
Dolly Terrill
1887–1925
Leo Terrill
1889–
Jennie Charlotte Terrill
1896–1917
Ralph Albert Terrill
1898–1921

Spouse and Children

    Male1853–1928Male

    Eliza Celestine Stites

    Female1858–1906Female

MARRIAGE
about 1879
Kansas, United States
children

(6)

    Nettie Terrill

    Female1880–Female

    Ezekiel K. Terrill

    Male1883–Male

    Dolly Terrill

    Female1887–1925Female

    Leo Terrill

    Male1889–Male

    Jennie Charlotte Terrill

    Female1896–1917Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Seth Curtis Terrill

    Male1825–1908Male

    Charlotte B Truitt

    Female1831–1921Female

siblings

(7)

    George Washington Terrill

    Male1850–1925Male

    Male1853–1928Male

    Laura Jane Terrill

    Female1855–1935Female

    Oliver Terrill

    Male1858–1948Male

    Male1858–1946Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines

Age 4

The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
1863

Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 22

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

English and Irish: variant of Tyrrell .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • E G Terrell in household of S C Terrell, "Kansas State Census, 1875"
  • Elisha Terrill in household of S C Terrill, "Kansas State Census, 1865"
  • Elisha Terrill in household of Seth Terrill, "United States Census, 1870"

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