Elizabeth Schlotterbeck

15 February 1800–20 January 1894 (Age 93)
Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Schlotterbeck was born on 15 February 1800, in Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Friedrich Schlotterbeck, was 37 and her mother, Sabina Fleck, was 35. She married James Buchanan Porter on 10 August 1826, in Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Utah, Utah, United States in 1850 and Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 20 January 1894, in Salina, Sevier, Utah, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Buchanan Porter
Elizabeth Schlotterbeck
Marriage: 10 August 1826
Elizabeth Sophia Porter
Lydia Ann Porter
George Porter
Martha Jane Porter
James Henry Porter

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 August 1826Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
    1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital
    Age 12
    Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 25
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Horst.North German: habitational name from some minor place called as ‘muddy stream’.South German: occupational name for a sloppy baker, from Middle High German schlotter ‘sloppy’ or Alemannic ‘sour milk’, hence for a baker who uses sour milk.

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

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    Sources (12)

    • Elizabeth Porter in household of James Porter, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Elizbeth Slutherback in entry for Elizabeth Ivie, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Elizth Porter, "United States Census, 1860"

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