Jane Amanda Presley

17 February 1851–1 April 1904 (Age 53)
Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Jane Amanda

When Jane Amanda Presley was born on 17 February 1851, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, her father, William Hawkins Presley, was 39 and her mother, Margaret Holden, was 43. She married George Washington Eldredge on 1 November 1869, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States in 1880 and Helper, Carbon, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 1 April 1904, in Sunnyside, Carbon, Utah, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Spring Glen Cemetery, Spring Glen, Carbon, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Washington Eldredge
Jane Amanda Presley
Marriage: 1 November 1869
George Washington Eldredge Jr.
William Gardner Eldredge
Samuel Newman Eldredge
Sarah Jane Eldredge

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 November 1869Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 6
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
    Age 12
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 15
    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Priestley with loss of -t- through assimilation into the preceding -s-.Americanized form of German Pressler .

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

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    Story Highlight

    The Life of the Eldredges - Written by Veretta Jane Fullmer Eldredge

    I, Veretta Jane Fullmer Eldredge, being the only one left of my generation, will write the story of the Eldredge Family as well as I can remember it. It is 1961. I am the wife of Samuel Newman Eldre …

    Sources (25)

    • Amanda Jane Eldridge, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • Amanda Eldredge in household of George W Eldredge, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Amanda Jane Eldridge, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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