Elijah Averett

2 January 1856–6 June 1868 (Age 12)
Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States

The Life of Elijah

When Elijah Averett was born on 2 January 1856, in Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States, his father, Elisha Averett, was 45 and his mother, Sarah Jane Witt, was 24. He lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1860. He died on 6 June 1868, in Washington, Washington, Utah Territory, United States, at the age of 12.

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Family Time Line

Elisha Averett
1810–1890
Sarah Jane Witt
1831–1875
Dorcus Averett
1846–1907
Elisha Averett Jr.
1848–1912
Sarah Jane Averett
1849–1893
Jane Averett
1850–
Kizzie Ann Averett
1852–1924
John Harvey Averett
1854–1917
Elijah Averett
1856–1868
Eliza Averett
1856–1868
George Averett
1859–1939
Emily Losana Averett
1859–
William Averett
1860–
Robert Wesley Averett
1861–1936
James Lafayette Averett
1863–1943
Lucy Lavinia Averett
1866–1931
Jeanette Eliza Averett
1868–1946
Byron Averett
1871–1954
David Averett
1875–1876

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World Events (4)

1863

Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 7

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 10

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.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Everett .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Elijah Averett in household of Elisha Averett, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Elijah Averett -

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