Eliza Miskell

about 1842–
Taylor Co., Ky.

The Life of Eliza

When Eliza Miskell was born about 1842, her father, William Lindsey Miskell, was 30 and her mother, Polly Mary Shipp, was 21. She lived in Taylor, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

William Lindsey Miskell
1812–1888
Polly Mary Shipp
1821–1888
Nancy Miskell
1838–1858
Martha Ann Miskell
1840–1892
Eliza Miskell
1842–
Samuel Miskell
1843–1843
William Lindsey "Little Billy" Miskell
1847–1933
Sallie A. Miskell
1849–
Elijah Turner Miskell
1850–1878
Joseph Elza Miskell
1852–1925
Sarah F Miskell
1854–1854
Henry Green Miskell
1854–1928
LaFayette Miskell
1856–1913
Alice Miskell
1859–1911
Thomas E. Miskell
1862–1944
Charles M Miskell
1863–1944
Lucy Miskell
1865–1927

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1846

Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 8

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 33

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.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Meisceall ‘descendant of Meiscill’, a personal name of unexplained etymology. See also Maxwell .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Elizabeth Miskill in household of Wm L Miskill, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Eliza T Miskell in household of Wm L Miskell, "United States Census, 1860"

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