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Eliza A. Umphrey

Female 1846 - 1918


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  • Name  Eliza A. Umphrey  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born  23 Mar 1846  Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender  Female 
    Alt. Spelling/AKA 
    • Her name was also recorded as Elizabeth "A." Umphrey. And her last name was sometimes spelled "Humphreys."
    Census  1850  [6
    • She was listed as age 3 in the 1850 federal census.
    Iowa State Census  1856  Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Eliza A. Umphrey, age 10, female, had lived 10 years in Iowa, born in Iowa
    Census  1860  Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • Zepheniah Humphreys, age 15, male, born in Illinois, attended school during census year
    Census  1870  Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • Eliza A. Small, age 24, female, white, occupation keeping house, born in Iowa
    Census  1880  Wapello Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • A. Eliza Small, wife, married, female, white, age 34, born in Iowa, occupation keeping house, father's birthplace Kentucky, mother's birthplace Ohio
    Iowa State Census  1895  Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Eliza Small, age 48, white, born in Louisa County, Iowa
    Iowa State Census  1905  Wapello Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    • (Eliza A. Small was listed with her children James G. and Chester Small:) Card #: 910, Eliza A. Small, Post Office: Wapello General Delivery
    Residence  1911  Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Obituary  4 Mar 1918  Muscatine, Muscatine County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    The Muscatine Journal 
    • Mourn Death of Wapello Resident

      Wapello (IA), March 4. -- Mrs. Eliza Small, wife of F. S. Small of this place, died this morning (probably March 3, 1918, possibly March 4) at 11 o'clock. Mrs. Small was one of the most prominent residents of Louisa county, where she has resided for a number of years. For the past three years she has been an invalid and death came as a result of a lingering illness.

      The deceased was a member of the W. R. C. (War Relief Corps) and of various organizations of Wapello.

      Mrs. Small was formerly Miss Eliza Umphreys. She was united in marriage to F. S. Small June 24, 1867, and they resided on a farm near Wapello following their marriage until 10 years ago when Mr. Small retired from farm life, moving to Wapello, where they have made their home since that time.

      Two children preceded her in death, they being Daniel, who died 2 years ago, and Walter, who was killed in a railroad wreck five years ago.

      She [Mrs. Small] is survived by two daughters and three sons, they being Mrs. Susan Morris of Minnesota; Mrs. Nora Meyerholz of near Wapello; James of California, Dr. Sherman Small, of Wapello, and Chester, at home.

      No funeral arrangements have been made.
    Cemetery Info/Epitaph  Louisa County, Iowa, Cemetery Records  [13
    • Name: Eliza A. (Umphreys) Small; Sex: F; Born: 1846; Died or Buried: 1918; Age: 72; Buried: Wapello (township = Wapello); County/State: Louisa, Iowa; Military Service: none; Book: LCC 1990 - page W-94; Notes: born 23 March 1846; died 4 March 1918
    Died  4 Mar 1918  Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 8
    Buried  Wapello Cemetery, Wapello Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Person ID  I1158  All Families
    Last Modified  27 Jan 2014 

    Father  James Garland Umphreys,   b. 22 Apr 1815, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 1877, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Nancy Frost Bevans,   b. 19 Feb 1824, Highland County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1894, Wapello Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  13 Nov 1839  Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Illinois Marriage Index 
    • Groom: Umphrey, James G.; Bride: Bevans, Nancy F.; Date: November 13, 1839; Vol./page: I/ 47; License No.: 351; County: Peoria
    Residence  Between 1840 and 1845  Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Residence  1848  Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Family ID  F84  Group Sheet

    Family  Safford Fay Small,   b. 6 Nov 1844, Chittenden County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1924, Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  24 Jun 1867  Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6, 16
    Residence  1911  Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Daniel B. Small,   b. 14 Jan 1868, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1916
     2. Ida Hannah "Hannah" Small,   b. Between 1869 and 1870, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1924
     3. James Grant Small,   b. Between 1870 and 1871, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1924
     4. Dr. Sherman William Small,   b. 24 Oct 1872, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jun 1946, Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. G. Walter Small,   b. 1874, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1912
    >6. Lenora Belle "Nora" Small,   b. 30 May 1876, Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1946
     7. Elmer Small,   b. Apr 1880, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jul 1880
     8. Chester A. Small,   b. 28 Nov 1882, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1946, Saltcoats, Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  27 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F597  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S534] Online Record (Reliability: 3).
      http://www.the-roundup.com/quaker/bevans/bevans3.html

    2. [S30] Louisa County, Iowa - Louisa County History 1911, Arthur Springer, (The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1911, Chicago, Illinois), pages 140-141 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S30] Louisa County, Iowa - Louisa County History 1911, Arthur Springer, (The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1911, Chicago, Illinois), pages 537-538 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S12667] Small, Eliza A. (Umphreys) - Obituary, (originally published in The Muscatine Journal, page 6, March 4, 1918; Muscatine, Muscatine County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S634] Louisa County, Iowa - Cemetery Records Through 1997 (Rootsweb).

    6. [S33] Conwell, Joy Lynn (Ferguson) (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S29] 1895 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S424] 1856 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).
      Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa; pages 240-241; Roll: IA_59

    9. [S451] 1860 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Page Number: 110; Sheet 892, Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa; enumerated on July 16, 1860; Post Office: Morning Sun

    10. [S267] 1870 US Census (Reliability: 4).
      Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa; Page 21; Sheet 488; August 17, 1870

    11. [S628] 1880 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Source Information: Census Place: Family History Library Film: Wapello, Louisa, Iowa; NA Film Number: 1254350; Page Number: T9-0350 454B

    12. [S4157] 1905 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).
      Wapello Township, Louisa County, Iowa; Roll: IA_96

    13. [S634] Louisa County, Iowa - Cemetery Records Through 1997 (Rootsweb) (Reliability: 3).

    14. [S259] Elmwood Connection, The - Bevans/Umphrey Families Info, Jerry L. Sanner (Reliability: 3).
      URL: http://www.the-roundup.com/quaker/bevans/bevans2.html

    15. [S260] Illinois Marriage Index 1763-1900 (Illinois State Archives) (Reliability: 3).

    16. [S259] Elmwood Connection, The - Bevans/Umphrey Families Info, Jerry L. Sanner (Reliability: 3).
      URL: http://www.sun-bird.com/quaker/bevans/bevans2.html