Elizabeth Jane Stokes

5 February 1857–27 May 1922 (Age 65)
Smethwick, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Elizabeth Jane

When Elizabeth Jane Stokes was born on 5 February 1857, in Smethwick, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Henry Stokes, was 27 and her mother, Elizabeth Jane Hale, was 25. She married Orrin Maine Myler on 8 November 1874, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Lewisville, Fremont, Idaho, United States for about 10 years. She died on 27 May 1922, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Lewisville Cemetery, Lewisville, Jefferson, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Orrin Maine Myler
Elizabeth Jane Stokes
Marriage: 8 November 1874
Sarah Elizabeth Myler
Mary Julia Myler
Eliza Olivia Myler
Alice Alzina Myler
Orrin Monroe Myler
Joseph Calvin Myler
Lorenzo Myler
Lester Myler
William Hale Myler
John Edward Myler
James Maine Myler
Eulalia Myler

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 November 1874Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1859 · Logan is Founded
    Age 2
    "\""During the end of April, David Reese and his company settled the land north of the Logan River. That area was the second permanent settlement in Cache Valley and the future location of Logan. The city's boundary was drawn by Logan's first bishop, Jesse W. Fox, a government engineer. The name \""\""Logan\""\"" comes from a trapper that used to frequent the area before the pioneers came to the valley.\"""
    Age 6
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 18
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    English (Staffordshire and Warwickshire): variant of Stoke with plural or post-medieval excrescent -s. This name has been established in Ireland since the 14th century.

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

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    Story Highlight

    HENRY STOKES Stokes, Henry, Reminiscences, 4-18. (Trail excerpt transcribed from "Pioneer History Collection" available at Pioneer Memorial Museum [Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum], Salt Lake City, Utah

    RELATED COMPANIES Henry W. Miller Company (1862) SOURCE LOCATIONS Pioneer Memorial Museum (Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum), Salt Lake City, Utah The next day we went on board a bo[a]t and …

    Sources (48)

    • Eliza Stokes in entry for Lorenzo Myler, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Elizabeth Myler in household of Orin Myler, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Elizabeth J. Myler, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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