Elizabeth B Poe

West Virginia, United States

The Life of Elizabeth B

When Elizabeth B Poe was born in 1873, in West Virginia, United States, her father, William J Poe, was 27 and her mother, Martha Jane Keener, was 25. She lived in Fetterman, Taylor, West Virginia, United States in 1910.

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Elizabeth B Poe

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Parents and Siblings

    William J Poe


    Martha Jane Keener




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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.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 2

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.

Age 31

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

English: nickname from Old Norse ‘peacock’ ( see Peacock ). This surname is also established in Ireland.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Lizzie B Henderson in household of William J Poe, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Eliz Poe, "Oregon Births and Christenings, 1868-1929"

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