Eliza Jane Cameron

8 April 1850–24 September 1921 (Age 71)
Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Eliza Jane

When Eliza Jane Cameron was born on 8 April 1850, in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, her father, William Cameron Sr., was 41 and her mother, Jane Frances Lint, was 29. She married Levi Brinkerhoff on 25 April 1870, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Election Precinct 4 Bicknell, Wayne, Utah, United States in 1900 and Thurber, Piute, Utah, United States in 1910. She died on 24 September 1921, in Bicknell, Wayne, Utah, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Bicknell Cemetery, Bicknell, Wayne, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Levi Brinkerhoff
Eliza Jane Cameron
Marriage: 25 April 1870
Mary Ann Brinkerhoff
James Brinkerhoff
Martha Jane Brinkerhoff
Margaret Brinkerhoff
Levi Cameron Brinkerhoff
Mamoree Brinkerhoff
William Brinkerhoff
George Benjamin Brinkerhoff

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 April 1870Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 7
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
    Age 13
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 20
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish:in the Highlands, it is usually a nickname from Gaelic cam ‘crooked, bent’ + sròn ‘nose’.in the Lowlands it is also a habitational name from any of various places called Cameron, especially in Fife.

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

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    Sources (37)

    • Eliza Brinkerhoff, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • Eliza J Cameron in household of Wm Cameron, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Eliza J Cameron in entry for A G Erickson and Margaret Giles, "Utah, Weber County Marriages, 1887-1941"

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