Elizabeth Ursula Tufts

23 October 1839–23 February 1910 (Age 70)
Farmington, Franklin, Maine, United States

The Life Summary of Elizabeth Ursula

When Elizabeth Ursula Tufts was born on 23 October 1839, in Farmington, Franklin, Maine, United States, her father, Elbridge Tufts, was 27 and her mother, Elmira Pinkham, was 27. She married John Westley Ellsworth on 24 December 1862. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Wheatland, Yuba, California, United States in 1880 and Marysville Judicial Township, Yuba, California, United States in 1900. She died on 23 February 1910, in Petaluma, Sonoma, California, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Sonoma, Sonoma, California, United States.

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Elizabeth Ursula Tufts
Lynn Burdick
May B Burdick
Harold Ray Burdick
John C Burdick
Pearl N Burdick

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World Events (8)

1842 · Webster–Ashburton Treaty
Age 3
The Webster-Ashburton Treaty was signed on August 9, 1842 and resolved the border issues between the United States and British North American colonies which had caused the Aroostook War. The treaty contained several agreements and concessions. It called for an end on the overseas slave trade and proposed that both parties share the Great Lakes. It also reaffirmed the location of the westward frontier border (near the Rocky Mountains) as well as the border between Lake Superior and Lake of the Woods. The treaty was signed by Daniel Webster (United States Secretary of State) and Alexander Baring (British Diplomat, 1st Baron Ashburton).
Age 7
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
Age 24
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English (Norfolk): variant of Tofts, itself a variant of Toft with plural or post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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Sources (13)

  • Elizabeth Burdick, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Elizabeth U. Ellsworth, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • Elizabeth Tufts in household of Joseph Smith, "United States Census, 1870"

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