Ann Eliza Dunlap

25 November 1822–25 June 1890 (Age 67)
Cortaghart, County Monaghan, Ireland

The Life Summary of Ann Eliza

When Ann Eliza Dunlap was born on 25 November 1822, in Cortaghart, County Monaghan, Ireland, her father, Joseph Dunlap, was 23 and her mother, Jane Sweeten, was 36. She married Bradford White Elliott on 19 December 1843, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died on 25 June 1890, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Enoch Reese
Ann Eliza Dunlap
Marriage: 18 April 1856
Ruth Amelia Reese
Mary Ellen Reese
Alice Reese

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 April 1856Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 3
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    Age 17
    The Night of the BIG WIND. In Killarney and its neighborhood there was a terrible hurricane. The town sustained much damage and many houses were shattered.
    Age 24
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: habitational name from a place near Kilmarnock named Dunlop, from Gaelic dùn ‘fort’ + possibly lápach ‘muddy’. The traditional pronunciation places the stress on the second syllable, although nowadays it is usually placed on the first.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Ann Eliza Dunlap crosses the plains

    Ann Eliza Dunlap's husband, Bradford White Elliott was assigned to carry messages from Brigham Young and the traveling saints. This left Ann Eliza alone much of the time with her young baby who was e …

    Sources (30)

    • Ann Reese, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Ann in entry for Alice Reese, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Person Details for Ann Reese, "United States Census, 1870" —

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