Elias David Middlecamp

22 September 1873–12 October 1937 (Age 64)
Carbon, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Elias David

When Elias David Middlecamp was born on 22 September 1873, in Carbon, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, David Middlecamp, was 32 and his mother, Priscilla Miller, was 30. He married Amanda A. Rex on 5 May 1894, in Carbon, Hempfield Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in West Penn, West Penn Township, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880 and Mahoning Township, Carbon, Pennsylvania, United States for about 30 years. He died on 12 October 1937, in Lehighton, Carbon, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

Elias David Middlecamp
Amanda A. Rex
Marriage: 5 May 1894
Hulda M. Middlecamp
Annie A. Middlecamp
Emelina P. Middlecamp

Spouse and Children

5 May 1894
Carbon, Hempfield Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States



    Emelina P. Middlecamp


    Annie A. Middlecamp


Parents and Siblings

    David Middlecamp


    Priscilla Miller




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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 4

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 17

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

Dutch (Middelkamp): topographic name for someone who lived in the middle of a field or by the ‘middle field’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Elias Middlecone in household of D Middlecone, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Elias Middlecamp, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Eli Middlecamp, "United States Census, 1900"

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