Eliza Ann Preston

10 November 1820–19 June 1875 (Age 54)
Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Eliza Ann

When Eliza Ann Preston was born on 10 November 1820, in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Joseph Preston, was 40 and her mother, Rebecca Peele, was 42. She married Nathaniel Henry Felt on 3 October 1839, in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 19 June 1875, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nathaniel Henry Felt
Eliza Ann Preston
Marriage: 3 October 1839
Joseph Henry Felt
Nathaniel Preston Felt
Margaret Eliza Felt
John Gillingham Felt
Albert William Felt
George Francis Felt
Charles Brigham Felt
Adaline Agustus Felt
Mary Alice Felt
Anette Rebecca Felt

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  • Marriage
    3 October 1839Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
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    World Events (6)

    1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land
    Age 1
    A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.
    1821 · Essex Historical Society
    Age 1
    On June 11, 1821, the Essex Historical Society was incorporated.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 16
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    English:habitational name from one of the many places (most notably one in Lancashire) so called from Old English prēost ‘priest’ + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’.occasionally from Middle English prest + son ‘son of the priest’. Priests were forbidden marriage but many produced illegitimate offspring.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Life Stoy of Thomas Charles West and Margaret Eliza Felt

    THE LIFE STORY OF THOMAS CHARLES WEST AND MARGARET ELIZA FELT "Come, come ye Saints, no toil nor labor fear; But with joy wend your way. We'll find the place which God for us prepared, Far away …

    Sources (60)

    • Eliza Ann Preston, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
    • Eliza Ann Felt in household of Nathaniel H Felt, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Eliza Ann Preston, "Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910"

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