Elizabeth Etta Tendick

24 October 1892–15 January 1974 (Age 81)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Etta

When Elizabeth Etta Tendick was born on 24 October 1892, in Illinois, United States, her father, John Samuel Tendick, was 32 and her mother, Mary Loretta or Luetta Hulit, was 32. She lived in Canton Township, Fulton, Illinois, United States for about 10 years and Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1940. She died on 15 January 1974, in Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Canton Township, Fulton, Illinois, United States.

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John Samuel Tendick
Mary Loretta or Luetta Hulit
Elizabeth Etta Tendick
Frank Hulit Tendick
John Samuel Tendick Jr.

Parents and Siblings


    Mary Loretta or Luetta Hulit




World Events (8)

1893 · The World's Columbian Exposition

Age 1

The  Chicago World's Fair was held to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the New World. The centerpiece of the Fair was a large water pool that represented Columbus's voyage across the Atlantic to the Americas. The Fair had a profound effect on new architecture designs, sanitation advancement, and the arts. The Fairgrounds were given the nickname the White City due to its lavish paint and materials used to construct it. Over 27 million people attended the fair during its six-month of operation. Among many of the inventions exhibited there was the first Ferris wheel built to rival the Eiffel Tower in France. 
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 24

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

German: compound topographic name meaning ‘at the dike’ or ‘at the pond’, from Middle Low German te ‘at’ + -n (inflected definite article) + dīk.

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

Sources (3)

  • Etta Tendick in household of J S Tendick, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Elizabeth Tendick, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elizabeth Tendick in household of John S Tendick, "United States Census, 1920"

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