Eliza Oldham

27 February 1858–22 November 1898 (Age 40)
Oldham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Eliza

When Eliza Oldham was born on 27 February 1858, in Oldham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Oldham, was 44 and her mother, Maria Heap, was 41. She married Rodney Badger Remington on 28 July 1877, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States in 1880. She died on 22 November 1898, in Rexburg, Madison, Idaho, United States, at the age of 40, and was buried in Parker, Fremont, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Rodney Badger Remington
Eliza Oldham
Marriage: 28 July 1877
Rodney Oldham Remington
Eliza Oldham Remington
John Bradley Oldham Remington
Frank Oldham Remington
Maria Oldham Remington
Royal Oldham Remington
Lydia Oldham Remington
Roxana Oldham Remington

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 July 1877Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers
    Age 1
    The Lancashire Rifle Volunteers started in the eighteenth century. Those that fought in the militia were selected by ballot. They were formed because of threat due to the Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic War.
    Age 5
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 12
    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

    English (Lancashire and Cheshire): habitational name from Oldham in Lancashire. The placename derives from Old English ald ‘old’ + Old Norse holmr ‘island, water meadow’.History: Colonist and trader John Oldham was born in Lancashire, England, c. 1600 and emigrated to North America in 1623, arriving at Plymouth, MA, in July on the ship Anne.

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

    Sources (16)

    • Eliza Oldham in household of John Oldham, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
    • Ilina Oldham in entry for Maria Oldham Remington Holdaway, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Eliza Remington in household of Rodney Remington, "United States Census, 1880"

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