Elizabeth Angelina Gollaher

20 February 1841–15 January 1921 (Age 79)
Burton, Adams, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Elizabeth Angelina

When Elizabeth Angelina Gollaher was born on 20 February 1841, in Burton, Adams, Illinois, United States, her father, William Culbertson Gollaher Sr., was 34 and her mother, Elizabeth Orton, was 31. She married Robert Hodgson Skelton on 16 January 1857, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1852 and lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839 and Keosauqua, Van Buren, Iowa, United States in 1850. She died on 15 January 1921, in Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Hodgson Skelton
Elizabeth Angelina Gollaher
Marriage: 16 January 1857
Elizabeth Gollaher Skelton
Adelia Skelton
Robert Skelton Jr
James Patrick Skelton
William Culbertson Skelton
Oren Gollaher Skelton
Thomas Skelton
Pauline Polly Skelton
Mary Lutheria Gollaher Skelton
Alma Skelton
Pamelia Skelton
Olive Skelton

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 January 1857Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1842 · Relief Society Organized
    Age 1
    The Relief Society of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was organized on March 17, 1842. Emma Smith was the first Relief Society president. It was established as a way to help strengthen and serve other women.
    Age 5
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 22
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: variant of Gallagher .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Robert Hodgson Skelton

    Robert Hodgson Skelton and Elizabeth (Eliza) Angeline Gollaher Sketon At the age of twenty years, Robert Skelton the only member of his family to be converted to “Mormonism”, the Restored Gospel of …

    Sources (33)

    • Eliza A Skelton, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Eliza Angeline Gollaher in entry for Robert Skelton and Cora Emily Law, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
    • Eliza Angeline Skelton, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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