Elizabeth "Eliza" McKenzie

Elizabeth "Eliza" McKenzie

Female 1822 - 1893  (71 years)

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  • Name Elizabeth "Eliza" McKenzie 
    Born 15 May 1822  Allegany County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 19 Dec 1893  Pickaway Twp., Pickaway Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Garrity/Garety, Elizabeth (McKenzie/McKinzie), born May 15, 1822, was baptized May 18, 1822, at Saint Patrick Church, Cumberland, Maryland. Her godparents were Uncle Ben and Aunt Mary Blubaugh. The 1870 and 1880 Census list her birth in Pennsylvania, not Maryland. Cumberland was most likely the closest church. Eliza's first marriage was to Thomas Garrity (Garlitz) on Nov. 22, 1840, at Saint Luke Church, Danville, by Father John Lamy. The issue of children and Mr. Garrity's death is unknown at this time.

      McKenzie, Elizabeth (McKenzie/Garrity), second marriage to William H. McKenzie on November 3, 1853, at Saint Mary Ch., Covington, Kentucky. Eliza died December 19, 1893, a widow of 30 years with burial at Saint Joseph Cem., Circleville. William H., born March 25, 1830, in Ohio, but his parents and place of birth is not known, He lived less than ten years after his marriage to ElizabethIn the 1860 Census of Wilkesville Township, William is a farmer, whose real and personal estate is valued at $375. "The Roster of Ohio Soldiers, 1861-66 War of the Rebellion," concerning 114th Ohio Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Company F, vol. 8,states that "William H. McKenzie, Private; age 32; date of entering service, Aug. 16, 1862; period of service, 3 years; remarks, died Jan. 13, 1863, at Arkansas
      Post, Arkansas (of diarrhea and camp measles)." Burial is at Saint Joseph Cemetery. Elizabeth and William's six children were Lydia Ann, Edward, Joseph G., Rachel E., Mary M. and Anna Susanna (born 3 months after William entered the service). All these children were born in Ohio, except for Lydia.


      Birth recorded in Western Maryland Catholics, Koch and Davidson, page 82.

      Source for children: aaffidavit from Eliza McKenzie submitted to U.S. government in connection with Civil War widow's pension. Posted on McKenzies of Early Maryland web site under "Elizabeth 'Eliza" McKenzie".

      Burial:
      Curry Cemetery
      Wilkesville
      Vinton County
      Ohio, USA

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      Created by: Debbie
      Record added: Nov 08, 2012
      Find A Grave Memorial# 100392760
    Person ID I01371  McKenzie Genealogy
    Last Modified 13 Dec 2018 

    Father Gabriel McKenzie,   b. 30 Jun 1794, Allegany County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Aug 1874, Wilkesville, Vinton County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Rachel Blubaugh,   b. Abt 1791, Frederick, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1864, Danville, Knox County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 2 Jun 1821  Cumberland, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F00727  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Thomas Garety,   d. UNKNOWN 
    Married 22 Nov 1840  St. Luke's Catholic Church, Knox County, Danville, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 13 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F00729  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 William H. McKenzie,   b. 25 Mar 1830, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1863, Arkansas Post, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years) 
    Married 3 Nov 1853  Covington, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Lydia A. McKenzie,   b. 29 Jul 1854, Covington, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1928  (Age 74 years)  [natural]
     2. Edward A. McKenzie,   b. 27 Jul 1857, Circleville, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1857, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
     3. Joseph G. McKenzie,   b. 13 May 1858, Circleville, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1936, Greeley, Greeley County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)  [natural]
     4. Rachel E. McKenzie,   b. 15 Sep 1860, Wilkesville, Vinton County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1867, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 6 years)  [natural]
     5. Mary M. McKenzie,   b. 15 Feb 1861, Wilkesville, Vinton County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1881  (Age 20 years)  [natural]
     6. Anna Susanna McKenzie,   b. 26 Nov 1862, Wilkesville, Vinton County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1925, Franklin, Warren County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 13 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F00730  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Affidavit One of Elizabeth 'Eliza' McKenzie
    Affidavit One of Elizabeth "Eliza" McKenzie
    Affidavit Two of Elizabeth 'Eliza' McKenzie
    Affidavit Two of Elizabeth "Eliza" McKenzie
    Marriage Affidavit of Wedding of William McKenzie and Eliza Gerrity
    Marriage Affidavit of Wedding of William McKenzie and Eliza Gerrity

    Headstones
    Gravestone of William H. McKenzie and Elizabeth McKenzie
    Gravestone of William H. McKenzie and Elizabeth McKenzie
    St. Josephs Cemetery, Circleville, Pickaway County, Ohio


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