Elizabeth Ann Ainscough

3 March 1844–13 October 1909 (Age 65)
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Elizabeth Ann

When Elizabeth Ann Ainscough was born on 3 March 1844, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, her father, William Ainscough, was 23 and her mother, Mary Clarke, was 26. She married Justin Jared Merrill on 6 May 1863, in Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States for about 1 years and Cache, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 13 October 1909, in Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Smithfield City Cemetery, Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Austin Hammer
1830–1911
Elizabeth Ann Ainscough
1844–1909
Marriage: 19 June 1869
Mary Nancy Elizabeth Hammer
1872–1949
John Ausker Hammer
1875–1875
William Austin Hammer
1875–1875
Ruthven Josiah Hammer
1882–1955
Ruth Theresa Hammer
1885–1891

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 June 1869Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1845 · Oh My Father
    Age 1
    "In October 1845, the newspaper Times and Seasons published a poem written by Eliza R. Snow entitled ""My Father in Heaven."" It has become the well known hymn, ""Oh My Father."" The song is only one in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hymnbook that referrs to a Heavenly Mother."
    1846
    Age 2
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1863
    Age 19
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: (i) locative name apparently from a lost or unidentified place called Ainscough or similar, probably in Lancs. If so, the place-name would have Old Scandinavian skógr ‘wood’ as its second element. (ii) alternatively, a variant of Askew ( compare Ayscough ) with intrusive -n-.

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

    Possible Related Names

    Askew
    Ainscow
    Ayscough

    Sources (39)

    • Sarah Hammer in household of Austin Hammer, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Eliz. Airiscough in entry for Albert John Merrill and May Malinda Bowen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Elizabeth Aiscough in entry for Mary Hammer Rees, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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