Eliza Massey

1828–
Lancaster, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Eliza

Eliza Massey was born in 1828, in Lancaster, South Carolina, United States as the daughter of John Massie.

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Family Time Line

John Massie
1743–1830
Jordan Massey
1765–
James Massey
1771–
Susannah Massey
1784–1843
Thomas Massey
1795–
John Massey
1772–1772
John Massey
1774–
Gideon Massey
1775–
Mary Massey
1776–
Gideon Massey
1778–1820
Frances Catherine Massey
1778–1847
Elizabeth Massey
1780–1839
Sarah Massey
1790–
John Massey
1791–1862
Caroline Massey
1823–1891
Eliza Massey
1828–

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(15)

  • Male1765–Male

  • James Massey

    Male1771–Male

  • John Massey

    Male1772–1772Male

  • John Massey

    Male1774–Male

  • Male1775–Male

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World Events (3)

1829 · Fort Sumter Constructed

Age 1

In 1829 Fort Sumter is constructed in the Charleston Harbor, South Carolina. Fort Sumter is most known for being the site of the first shots of the Civil War. It is barely ready when the American Civil War starts.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 2

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.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 2

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish (of Norman origin) and French: habitational name from any of various places in northern France which get their names from the Gallo-Roman personal name Maccius + the locative suffix -acum.2 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Marcy in La Manche. This surname is preserved in the English place name Stondon Massey.3 English: from a pet form of Matthew .

Possible Related Names

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

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