Elizabeth Oates

11 April 1804–2 May 1895 (Age 91)
Leyburn, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Oates was born on 11 April 1804, in Leyburn, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Oates, was 34 and her mother, Elizabeth Jefferson, was 37. She married Prosper Lawrence on 3 May 1819. She died on 2 May 1895, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Holladay, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Burton
Elizabeth Oates
Marriage: 28 July 1834
John Burton

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 July 1834Essex, Essex, Ontario, Canada
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed
    Age 17
    The original Ouse Bridge collapsed in 1154 under the weight of a crowd that was on it. In 1367, after the bridge had been replaced with stone and became the site of the first public toilets. In 1564-1565 the bridge was finally done being repaired. In 1810 and 1818 the bridge was dismantled to make way for a new Ouse Bridge design and completed in 1821.
    Age 26
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

    Name Meaning

    English and Irish (of Norman origin): from the Old Norman French personal names Ode, Odde, Odes, Otto, Otes, or Otton (ancient Germanic Audo, Odo, Oddo, Otto), originally a short form of ancient Germanic compound names based on the element aud ‘wealth, prosperity’. See also Ott 2.Irish and Manx: adopted for Ó Cuirc or Mac Cuirc (see Quirk ), a personal name based on Gaelic corc ‘heart’, by erroneous association with the Irish word coirce ‘oats’ (Manx corkey).

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

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    Sources (6)

    • Elizabeth L Burton, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Elizh. Oates, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Elizabeth Oates, "England, Yorkshire, Parish Registers, 1538-2016"

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