Eliza Price Armstrong

14 August 1843–20 April 1912 (Age 68)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Eliza Price

When Eliza Price Armstrong was born on 14 August 1843, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, George Washington Armstrong, was 33 and her mother, Julia Ann Price, was 33. She married Archibald Williams in 1860, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Halleck, Elko, Nevada, United States in 1900 and Starr Valley, Elko, Nevada, United States in 1910. She died on 20 April 1912, in Stanislaus, California, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Gordon Pike Stevens
Eliza Price Armstrong
Marriage: 4 July 1871
Thos G Williams
Julia I Williams
Joseph A Williams
Isora E. Stevens
Carolyn Elizabeth Stevens
Edna Viola Stevens
Merle Cleone Stevens

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 July 1871Deeth, Elko, Nevada, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    Historical Boundaries: 1847: Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
    1848 · The California Gold Rush
    Age 5
    On January 24, 1848, gold was found at Sutter’s Mill in Coloma, California, which began the California gold rush. In December of that same year, U.S. President James Polk announced the news to Congress. The news of gold lured thousands of “forty-niners” seeking fortune to California during 1849. Approximately 300,000 people relocated to California from all over the world during the gold rush years. It is estimated that the mined gold was worth tens of billions in today’s U.S. dollars. 
    Age 20
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish (mainly Northumberland and the Scottish Borders): nickname from Middle English arm + strang, for someone who was ‘strong in the arm’.Irish (Ulster): adopted as an English equivalent of Gaelic Ó Labhradha Tréan ‘strong O'Lavery’ or Mac Thréinfhir, literally ‘son of the strong man’.History: This surname was brought to PA, NJ, and NH in the 18th century by several different families of northern Irish and northern English Protestants. One such was James Armstrong, who emigrated from Fermanagh to Cumberland County, PA, in 1745; another was John Armstrong (1720–95), who settled in Carlisle, PA, c. 1748.

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

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    Story Highlight


                Eliza Price Armstrong was born 14 August 1843 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia,Pennsylvania to George Washington and Julia Ann Price Armstrong.             Her mother, Julia Ann Price was bor …

    Sources (18)

    • Eliz Armstrong in entry for Carolyn Elizabeth Stevens, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Elis Armstrong in household of G W Armstrong, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Eliza P Stevens, "California Death Index, 1905-1939"

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