Eliza Elizabeth Pendleton

22 August 1871–26 August 1955 (Age 84)
Shelby, Indiana, United States

The Life of Eliza Elizabeth

When Eliza Elizabeth Pendleton was born on 22 August 1871, in Shelby, Indiana, United States, her father, William Clayton Pendleton, was 31 and her mother, Eliza Garard, was 24. She married Ira Cookston on 15 January 1891, in Shelby, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Riverside, Riverside, California, United States in 1910 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930. She died on 26 August 1955, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Ira Cookston
1869–1951
Eliza Elizabeth Pendleton
1871–1955
Marriage: 15 January 1891
Blanche Beatrice Cookston
1893–1953
Opal Valentine Cookston
1894–1981

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
15 January 1891
Shelby, Indiana, United States
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

    William Clayton Pendleton

    Male1840–1919Male

    Female1847–1871Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1882 · Electricity Comes to Los Angeles

Age 11

Electricity was first introduced to Los Angeles. The first electric street light had “three carbon-arc lamps of three thousand candle-power” and stood 150 feet tall. 
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 25

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place near Pendlebury, Greater Manchester, or another in Lancashire, both called Pendleton from the hill name Pendle + Old English tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Eliza Cookston in household of Henry Nuttall, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Eliza Pendleton in household of Wm Pendleton, "Iowa State Census, 1885"
  • Eliza Pendleton in household of William Pendleton, "United States Census, 1880"

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