Elizabeth Lavinia "Eliza" World

2 May 1855–11 March 1933 (Age 77)

The Life Summary of Elizabeth Lavinia "Eliza"

When Elizabeth Lavinia "Eliza" World was born on 2 May 1855, in Jersey, her father, Caleb World, was 31 and her mother, Anna Maria Magdalena Walters, was 34. She married Algenia Moon Clayton on 28 February 1880, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She immigrated to United States in 1858 and lived in Salt Lake City Ward 4, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900 and Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years. She died on 11 March 1933, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Algenia Moon Clayton
Elizabeth Lavinia "Eliza" World
Marriage: 28 February 1880
Walter Clayton
Geneva Clayton
Gertrude Clayton
Jeanne Clayton
Vera Virginia Clayton
Algenia Kenneth Clayton

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 February 1880Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 8
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 8
    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.
    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.
    Age 21
    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

    Name Meaning

    English (Hampshire): perhaps from Middle English world ‘world’ (Old English weorold), also used in the sense ‘eyes of the world, public opinion’, and so possibly for a person known to judge others.

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

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    Sources (42)

    • Lizzie World in entry for Clayton, "Utah, Salt Lake County Birth Records, 1890-1915"
    • Lizzie Clayton, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Lizzie World in entry for Kenneth Clayton and Hazel V McMullen, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"

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