Elizabeth Lucretia Buckwalter

7 April 1840–10 November 1903 (Age 63)
Phoenixville, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Elizabeth Lucretia

When Elizabeth Lucretia Buckwalter was born on 7 April 1840, in Phoenixville, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, John Buckwalter, was 36 and her mother, Sarah Shuler, was 38. She married Alva Alphonzo Green on 25 December 1858, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839. She died on 10 November 1903, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in American Fork Cemetery, American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alva Alphonzo Green
Elizabeth Lucretia Buckwalter
Marriage: 25 December 1858
Alva Alphonzo Green Jr.
John Buckwalter Green
Erastus Green
Sarah Marion Green
Adelia Betsy Green
Perry Green
Jesse Green
William Quincey Green
Margaret Vilate Green
Winfred Le Roy Green
Nymphus Jay Green

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 December 1858American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1841 · The Nauvoo Legion
    Age 1
    In 1841, the Nauvoo Legion was organized. It was a group of men formed to protect the people of Nauvoo but also fought in different wars. Joseph Smith was the Lieutenant General of this group. Other leaders included Brigham Young, John C. Bennett, and others. They were part of the Illinois Mormon War (1844-1846), Mexican-American War (March of California, Capture of Tucson), Indian Wars (Battle Creek Massacre, Battle of Fort Utah, Walker War, Ute Black Hawk War, Mountain Meadows Massacre), American Civil War, and Morrisite War. The Legion was disbanded in 1887.
    Age 6
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1858 · A House Divided
    Age 18
    Abraham Lincoln's goal was to be different than the previous Senators of Illinois and voice his opinion in how he saw the State and the United States start to drift apart in the different ideology on what was right and what was wrong. Even though it would become an unsuccessful campaign strategy to win the senate seat, to this day it is one of the most famous speeches of US politics.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of Swiss German and German Buchwalder: variant of Buchwald .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Mormon Hollow and the Buckwalter Family

    (Prepared by Ross McBride Buckwalter, October 28, 2013) The following is quoted from the article Edward Hunter: Generous Pioneer, Presiding Bishop which appeared in the July 2004 issue of Ensign magaz …

    Sources (42)

    • Elizabeth Lucretia Buchwater in entry for Belia Betsy Chipman, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Elisth Green in household of Alonzo Green, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Elizabeth Lucretia Buckwalter in entry for Margaret Vilate Green Clark, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"

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