Elizabeth Maria "Lizzie" Ash

1864–1952 (Age 88)
Yankton, Yankton, South Dakota, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Maria "Lizzie"

When Elizabeth Maria "Lizzie" Ash was born on 27 January 1864, in Yankton, Yankton, South Dakota, United States, her father, Henry Clay Ash, was 36 and her mother, Mary Culver Reynolds, was 34. She married John C Eccles on 5 January 1887, in Yankton, South Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Lawrence, Dakota Territory, United States in 1880 and Belle Fourche, Butte, South Dakota, United States for about 10 years. She died on 18 October 1952, in San Buenaventura, Santa Barbara, California, United States, at the age of 88.

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Elizabeth Maria "Lizzie" Ash
John C Eccles
Marriage: 5 January 1887
John Crawford Eccles Jr.
Marston Ash Eccles
Charles Bates Eccles
Mary Margaret Eccles

Spouse & Children

5 January 1887
Yankton, South Dakota, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Henry Clay Ash


  • Mary Culver Reynolds




  • Male1851–1946Male

  • Julia A Ash


  • Carrie W Ash


  • Mary Ash


  • Mollie Ash


+3 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · The Assassination of a President

Age 1

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 26

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

1 English: from Middle English asche ‘ash tree’ (Old English æsc), hence a topographic name for someone living by an ash tree or a habitational name from any of the many places in southern and central England named with this word (Derbyshire, Dorset, Hampshire, Herefordshire, Kent, Surrey, Shropshire, Somerset, and elsewhere).2 In New England, Ash is commonly found for French Dufresne , with the same meaning.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): from an acronym for Yiddish AltSHul ( see Altschul ) or AyznSHtot ( see Eisenstadt ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Eckles in household of John C Eckles, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Elizabeth M Eccles in household of John C Eccles, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Elizabeth Eccles in household of John C Eccles, "United States Census, 1920"

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