Elizabeth Catherine Dye

7 April 1859–17 July 1940 (Age 81)
Wallace, Harrison, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Catherine

When Elizabeth Catherine Dye was born on 7 April 1859, in Wallace, Harrison, West Virginia, United States, her father, George Washington Dye, was 38 and her mother, Harriet E Holiday, was 35. She married Wilson Templeton Whiteman on 5 September 1878, in Harrison, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. She lived in Sardis, Harrison, West Virginia, United States in 1930 and Sardis District, Harrison, West Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 17 July 1940, in Wilsonburg, Harrison, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Wilson Templeton Whiteman
Elizabeth Catherine Dye
Marriage: 5 September 1878
Ora Dell Whiteman
Mary Myrtle Whiteman
Alta Maude Whiteman
Georgia B Whiteman

Spouse and Children

5 September 1878
Harrison, West Virginia, United States


Parents and Siblings

    George Washington Dye


    Harriet E Holiday




+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 2

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 22

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of the personal name Dennis . In Britain the surname is most common in Norfolk, but frequent also in Yorkshire.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elisabeth C Dye in household of Harriet E Dye, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elizabeth C Dye in household of George W Dye, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elizabeth C Whiteman in household of Wilson T Whiteman, "United States Census, 1920"

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