Elizabeth Keister

from 1807 to 1808–1880 (Age 73)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Keister was born from 1807 to 1808, in Virginia, United States, her father, James Dyer Keister, was 52 and her mother, Elizabeth " Jane" Davis, was 49. She married Philip H Heltzel on 12 February 1824, in Pendleton, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Pocahontas, West Virginia, United States in 1870 and Little Levels District, Pocahontas, West Virginia, United States in 1880. She died in 1880, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

Philip H Heltzel
1803–1891
Elizabeth Keister
1807–1880
Marriage: 12 February 1824
Elizabeth Ann Heltzel
1825–1906
James Charles Heltzel
1827–1910
Delilah Lovina Heltzel
1829–1899
Samuel Heltzell
1832–1904
William Harrison twin Heltzel
1834–1928
Susanna Margaret Heltzel
1834–1930
Hannah Heltzel
1836–1837
Mary Louisa Heltzel
1838–
Mary L Wettzel
1839–
Sarah Jane Heltzel
1841–1917
John Davis Heltzel
1845–
Philip Marion Heltzel
1845–1862

Spouse and Children

    Philip H Heltzel

    Male1803–1891Male

    Female1807–1880Female

MARRIAGE
12 February 1824
Pendleton, West Virginia, United States
children

(12)

    Elizabeth Ann Heltzel

    Female1825–1906Female

    James Charles Heltzel

    Male1827–1910Male

    Delilah Lovina Heltzel

    Female1829–1899Female

    Samuel Heltzell

    Male1832–1904Male

    William Harrison twin Heltzel

    Male1834–1928Male

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1756–1834Male

    Elizabeth " Jane" Davis

    Female1759–1856Female

siblings

(8)

    James Keister Jr

    Male1779–1849Male

    Hannah Keister

    Female1787–1853Female

    Phoebe Ruth Keister

    Female1788–1849Female

    Samuel Keister

    Male1790–Male

    Mary Keister

    Female1791–Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1808

Age 1

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 5

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 23

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

Dutch: from Middle Dutch keisterlinc ‘pastry’, hence an occupational name for a pastrycook.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Hettezel in household of Philip Hettezel, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elizabeth Heltzel in household of Phillip H Heltzel, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Elizabeth Helzell in household of Philip Helzell, "United States Census, 1850"

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