Henrietta L. Pixley

Brief Life History of Henrietta L.

When Henrietta L. Pixley was born in 1854, in Marietta, Washington, Ohio, United States, her father, Charles H. Pixley, was 37 and her mother, Fidelia Chamberlain, was 34. She lived in Ohio, Ohio, Herkimer, New York, United States in 1870. She died on 7 February 1880, in Marietta, Washington, Ohio, United States, at the age of 26, and was buried in Marietta, Washington, Ohio, United States.

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Charles H. Pixley
Fidelia Chamberlain
Austin Pixley
Angieve Pixley
Charles Pixley
Benjamin Frank Pixley
John Milton Pixley
Frances A. Pixley
Henrietta L. Pixley

Sources (4)

  • Henrietta Pixley, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Henrietta L. Pixley, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Henrietta L Pixley, "Ohio, Marietta Cemetery Records, 1788-2013"

World Events (7)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

English (London and Lincolnshire): habitational name, probably from a place so called in Herefordshire, named in Old English with the personal name Peoht + lēah ‘woodland’, ‘clearing in a wood’.

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

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