Georgiana Dayton Dockstader

30 May 1856–23 December 1903 (Age 47)
Cedar Fort, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life of Georgiana Dayton

When Georgiana Dayton Dockstader was born on 30 May 1856, in Cedar Fort, Utah, Utah, United States, her father, George Dockstader, was 49 and her mother, Lovira Myrl Dayton, was 16. She married Reuben Dillabaugh Zufelt on 30 September 1872, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 13 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Glenwood, Sevier, Utah Territory, United States in 1880. She died on 23 December 1903, in Liberty, San Juan, New Mexico Territory, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Jewett Valley Cemetery, San Juan, New Mexico Territory, United States.

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Family Time Line

Reuben Dillabaugh Zufelt
Georgiana Dayton Dockstader
Marriage: 30 September 1872
Louisa Zufelt
Reuben Dockstader Zufelt
Robert Orlando Zufelt
George Henry Zufelt
William Richard Zufelt
Franklin Samuel Zufelt
Arthur McBride Zufelt
Joseph Zufelt
Nellie Lenora Zufelt
Phoebe Jane Zufelt
Charles Zufelt
Wilbert Zufelt
Theodore Zufelt
Laroy Zufelt
Sylvia Elizabeth Zufelt
John Riley Zufelt

Spouse and Children

30 September 1872
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)

1861 · Denver Becomes a City

Age 5

In 1861, Denver City was incorporated into the territory as an official city.

Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 14

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

German: topographic name for someone who lived by a landing, from Middle German docke ‘dock’ + stade ‘embankment’, ‘shore’, + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant. In some cases, it may have been an occupational name for a docker, since stade also denoted a granary or warehouse.

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

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Story Highlight

Georgiana Dockstader was born at Cedar Fort, UT. She married Reuben Dillabuagh Zufelt. She was short and stocky, with black hair and snapping black eyes. She said that she was “black, Dutch.”

Sources (3)

  • Georgiana Zufelt in household of Reuben Zufelt, "United States Census, 1880"
  • 1870 Utah, United States Census
  • 1900 San Juan, New Mexico Territory, United States Census

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