Elizabeth Stanford

5 February 1802–9 January 1891 (Age 88)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

Elizabeth Stanford was born on 5 February 1802, in Pennsylvania, United States as the daughter of Isaac Stanford and Mary. She married Hamilton Monroe Wallace on 25 August 1856, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1855 and lived in San Bernardino, California, United States for about 10 years. She died on 9 January 1891, in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States.

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James Potter Smith
Elizabeth Stanford
John "Coho" Jeremiah Smith
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World Events (8)

Age 1
France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital
Age 10
Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1830 · The Second Great Awakening
Age 28
Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places so called, including Stanford (Bedfordshire, Kent), Stanford Dingley and Stanford in the Vale (Berkshire), Stanford le Hope and Stanford Rivers (Essex), Stanford Bishop and Stanford Regis (Herefordshire), Stanford on Avon (Northamptonshire), Stanford on Soar (Nottinghamshire), and Stanford on Teme (Worcestershire); also from Stamford (Lincolnshire, Northumberland), Stamford Bridge (East Yorkshire), and Standford in Headley (Hampshire), all of which appear as Stanford in medieval documents. The placenames all derive from Old English stān ‘stone, rock’ + ford ‘ford’. This surname has been established in Ireland since the 16th century, where it is also found under the variant Stankard.History: An early bearer of this surname in North America, Thomas Stanford of England, settled in Charlestown, MA, in the mid 17th century and started a family line that includes Leland Stanford (1824–93), the railroad developer who was governor of CA, a US senator, and the founding benefactor of Stanford University.

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

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Sources (9)

  • Elizabeth Wallace in household of H M Wallace, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elizabeth Wallace in household of Hamilton Wallace, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elizabeth Wallace, "California Deaths and Burials, 1776-2000"

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