Eliza Lester

6 May 1839–12 November 1915 (Age 76)
Calverton, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Eliza

When Eliza Lester was born on 6 May 1839, in Calverton, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Lester, was 29 and her mother, Sarah Cooper, was 29. She married James Stephens Brown on 31 January 1863, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years. She died on 12 November 1915, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Stephens Brown
1828–1902
Eliza Lester
1839–1915
Marriage: 31 January 1863
Leo Lester Brown
1863–1864
Zemanie Brown
1866–1941
Wilford Lester Brown
1869–1870
Elando Lester Brown
1871–1926
Annie Eliza Brown
1873–1937
Frank Lester Brown
1875–1919
Charles Lester Brown
1878–1880
Sarah Emma Brown
1881–1956
Ada Brown
1883–1969

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 January 1863Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 7
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 15
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    1863
    Age 24
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Leicester, which is recorded as Ligeraceastre in the 10th century. The placename derives from an Old English folk name Legore ‘the dwellers by the river Legor (a lost river name)’ + Old English ceaster ‘city, Roman fortification’.English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Lestre in Normandy.English and Scottish: variant of Lister .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Luster
    Lasiter
    Lassiter
    Lister
    Lasseter
    Laseter
    Lasater
    Laster
    Leister
    Lassetter

    Sources (54)

    • Eliza Lister in household of James Gaunt, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
    • Eliza in entry for Wilford Brown, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Eliza M Brown in household of James Brown, "United States Census, 1880"

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