Della Florence Wickersham

6 April 1874–16 July 1968 (Age 94)
Portland, Wayne Township, Jay, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Della Florence

When Della Florence Wickersham was born on 6 April 1874, in Portland, Wayne Township, Jay, Indiana, United States, her father, Henry Clay Wickersham, was 23 and her mother, Clara Belle Walters, was 21. She married Andrew Linnaeus Byers in 1894, in Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Marshall, West Virginia, United States in 1900 and Anderson, Anderson Township, Madison, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. She died on 16 July 1968, in Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Linnaeus Byers
Della Florence Wickersham
Marriage: 1894
Virgil Aldine Byers
Martha Celestine Byers
Gladys Belle Byers
Homer Llewellyn Byers
Henry Quentin Byers
Helen Isabelle Byers
Ronald Laude Byers
Opal Del Flora Byers

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1894Ohio, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 1
    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 1
    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.
    1900 · Gold for Cash!
    Age 26
    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    Name Meaning

    English (Sussex): habitational name from a lost place called Wyckeresham in Framfield (Sussex). The etymology of the placename probably derives from an unknown personal name + Old English hamm ‘water meadow’.

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

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    Sources (18)

    • Della F Wickersham in entry for Gladys Belle Dunham Or Byers, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Della Wickersham in household of Henry Wickersham, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Unknown, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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