Caroline Elida Lytle

18 April 1840–6 December 1912 (Age 72)
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Caroline Elida

When Caroline Elida Lytle was born on 18 April 1840, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, her father, John Lytle, was 36 and her mother, Christina Diana Whitner, was 33. She married Lyman Peters on 25 April 1856, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1860 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 6 December 1912, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Eli Whipple
Caroline Elida Lytle
Marriage: 19 December 1868
Harriet Orilla Peters
Edgar John Whipple
Ivenette Whipple
Eli Whipple Jr
John Lytle Whipple
Willard Whipple
Charles Whipple
Leah Caroline Whipple
Effie Christina Whipple

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 December 1868Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, 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.
    1861 · St. George Founded
    Age 21
    On December 6,1861, St. George Utah was founded. How it got its name remains a mystery. Some claim it was supposedly named after George A. Smith who was an Apostle for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at the time. Those that went down were told to start cotton fields as it might be important with the American Civil War going on.

    Name Meaning

    English, Scottish, and Irish (mainly northern Ireland): variant of Little .

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

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    Caroline Elida Lytle Peters Whipple History

    Caroline was born April 18, 1840 in Nauvoo, Illinois to John Lytle and Christina Diana Whitner. She was the sixth of nine children in their family. Her father was a blacksmith working in Ohio when h …

    Sources (20)

    • Caroline Lytle in household of John Lytle, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Caroline Leytle in entry for Harriet Arilla Snow, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Caroline Whipple, "United States Census, 1880"

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