Elizabeth Jane Yount

20 November 1853–March 1893 (Age 39)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Jane

When Elizabeth Jane Yount was born on 20 November 1853, in Tennessee, United States, her father, John Henry Yount, was 29 and her mother, Sarah K Fry, was 23. She married Joshua Joseph Wheeler on 22 September 1872, in Independence, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Batesville, Independence, Arkansas, United States in 1870 and Independence, Arkansas, United States in 1872. She died in March 1893, at the age of 39.

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Family Time Line

Joshua Joseph Wheeler
1851–1894
Elizabeth Jane Yount
1853–1893
Marriage: 22 September 1872
Maud Wheeler
1874–1907
Jane Emma Wheeler
1876–1911
Annie Margaret Wheeler
1878–1965
Edward Clate Wheeler
1882–1955
Florence Pearl Wheeler
1887–1934
C. F. Wheeler
1892–1973

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 September 1872
Independence, Arkansas, United States
children

(6)

    Maud Wheeler

    Female1874–1907Female

    Jane Emma Wheeler

    Female1876–1911Female

    Female1878–1965Female

    Male1882–1955Male

    Florence Pearl Wheeler

    Female1887–1934Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

    Mary Catherine Yount

    Female1849–1912Female

    Peter Andrew Yount

    Male1851–1882Male

    Female1853–1893Female

    Thomas Nicholas Yount

    Male1855–1937Male

    Female1858–1947Female

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1861

Age 8

Arkansas supplied an estimated 50,000 men to the Confederate Army andabout 15,000 to the Union Army.
1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 9

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.
1864 · Skirmish at Benton

Age 11

Confederate forces in Arkansas began an invasion of Missouri, while other Confederate sources probed the line around Little Rock. On July  6, 1864 the fourth Arkansas Cavalry tried to break the line around Little Rock one soldier was killed, eight were wounded, three went missing from the Union side and four were killed and six wounded from the Confederate side.

Name Meaning

French (Alsace): probably a French altered form of Dutch or German Janz or of German Jund, a metronymic from the female personal name Jutta.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Yent in household of John H Yent, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elizabeth J Yount in household of John H Yount, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elizabeth J Young, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"

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