Eliza Deselle

about 1856–
Iowa, United States

The Life of Eliza

When Eliza Deselle was born about 1856, in Iowa, United States, her father, Oliver De Celle, was 30 and her mother, Elizabeth Langelier, was 27. She lived in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1870.

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Family Time Line

Oliver De Celle
1826–
Elizabeth Langelier
1829–
Napoleon De Celle
1849–
Edmond De Celle
1854–1920
Eliza Deselle
1856–
Mary Deselle
1859–
Horace H. De Celle
1851–1898
Elizabeth Decelle
1857–1929
Louisa Agnes DeCelle
1862–
Arthur Albert DeCelle
1865–1948
Josephine A Decelle
1869–

Parents and Siblings

    Oliver De Celle

    Male1826–Male

    Elizabeth Langelier

    Female1829–Female

siblings

(9)

    Napoleon De Celle

    Male1849–Male

    Horace H. De Celle

    Male1851–1898Male

    Edmond De Celle

    Male1854–1920Male

    Female1856–Female

    Elizabeth Decelle

    Female1857–1929Female

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World Events (8)

1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines

Age 1

The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
1863

Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 34

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified; perhaps a reduced form of French Delasalle, a topographic name for someone ‘from the (de la) hall (salle)’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Eliza Deselle in household of Oliver Deselle, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Legacy NFS Source: M Eliza Deselle - Government record: Census record: birth-name: Eliza Deselle
  • Legacy NFS Source: M Eliza Deselle - Government record: female

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