Eliza Dutcher

25 January 1813–14 October 1894 (Age 81)
Cherry Valley, Otsego, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Eliza

When Eliza Dutcher was born on 25 January 1813, in Cherry Valley, Otsego, New York, United States, her father, Thomas Dutcher, was 25 and her mother, Betsey Hurlbut, was 28. She married Isaac Carter Odekirk in 1830, in Otsego, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Garden City, Rich, Utah, United States in 1880. She died on 14 October 1894, in Henrys Fork, Sweetwater, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Sweetwater, Wyoming, United States.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Carter Odekirk
Eliza Dutcher
Marriage: 1830
Betsey Odekirk
1831–about 1849
Sarah Melissa Odekirk
Hannah Ellen Odekirk
Thomas Jefferson Odekirk
Heber Odekirk
Isaac Franklin Odekirk
John J Odekirk

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1830Otsego, New York, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 6
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 7
    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 23
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of Dutch Duyster or Duijster, a nickname from Middle Dutch duuster, duister ‘gloomy’, also ‘stupid’, or of Duitscher ‘German’, a cognate of 2 below.Americanized form of German Deutscher ‘German’.History: Many, if not the majority, of the Dutchers trace their origin to Willem Janszen de Duijster (Duyster) or De Duitscher (De Duytscher), born 1601 in the Netherlands, died 1674 in New York, NY, and his two sons, Jan and Roelof. The original name their family (Willem's father) used back in the Netherlands, was reportedly Van Heerden.

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

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    James Carlton Casto was born on 6 September 1820 in Lawrence, Indiana. He was the third of 12 children born to Abel and Mary Galland Casto. Only five children, William, James, Mathew, Hannah, and Jo …

    Sources (23)

    • Eliza Odekirk in entry for John Odekirk, "Idaho, County Birth and Death Records, 1883-1929"
    • Eliza Oderkirk in household of Isaac Oderkirk, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Elizah Dulcher in entry for Heber Adekirk, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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