Elizabeth Liter

1812–1888 (Age 76)
Bourbon, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Liter was born in 1812, in Bourbon, Kentucky, United States, her father, Lewis Leiter, was 40 and her mother, Elizabeth Price, was 39. She lived in Literberry, Morgan, Illinois, United States in 1880. She died on 25 October 1888, in Morgan, Illinois, United States, at the age of 76.

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Lewis Leiter
Elizabeth Price
John Liter
Christiana ( Tina) Liter
Jesse Liter
George Liter
Lewis Liter
Elizabeth Liter

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World Events (8)


Age 0

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · Kentucky Bend Created

Age 0

During the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811-1812, the Kentucky Bend or New Madrid Bend was created. It is located in the southwestern corner of Kentucky on the banks of the Mississippi River.
1832 · Black Hawk War

Age 20

"The Black Hawk War was a brief conflict between the United States and Native Americans led by Black Hawk, a Sauk leader. The war erupted soon after Black Hawk and a group of other tribes, known as the ""British Band"", crossed the Mississippi River, into Illinois, from Iowa Indian Territory in April 1832. Black Hawk's motives were ambiguous, but records show that he was hoping to avoid bloodshed while resettling on tribal land that had been given to the United States in the 1804 Treaty of St. Louis."

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Perhaps an altered spelling of German Leiter or English Lighter .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Eliza Collins in household of Lewis Liter, "United States Census, 1880"

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