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Haywood Yancey RIDDLE

RIDDLE, Haywood Yancey, a Representative from Tennessee; born in Van Buren, Hardeman County, Tenn., June 20, 1834; completed preparatory studies and was graduated from Union University, Murfree…

Eliza Dushku

Actress Eliza Dushku is best known for her recurring role as Faith in the Joss Whedon television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel, as well as her appearances in more than two dozen films. El…

Eliza Carthy

Angels and CigarettesWarner Brothers She's only 24, yet Eliza Carthy has already spent years on the road, as the fiddle-playing daughter of British folk faves Martin Carthy and Norma Waterson.…

Eliza McCardle Johnson

Eliza McCardle Johnson was the wife of United States President Andrew Johnson and served as the First Lady from 15 April 1865 to 4 March 1869. Eliza McCardle was a sixteen year-old girl with a good ed…

Eliza Lucas Pinckney

Eliza Lucas PinckneyhorticulturistBorn: 1722Birthplace: Antigua Daughter of a British army officer, Eliza Lucas grew up on the Caribbean island of Antigua but attended finishing school in Lond…

John and Eliza Webb

John and Eliza WebbFlorida homesteaders In 1867, John and Eliza Webb left their home in Utica, N.Y., to build a life in the warm climate of Florida. It was thought that the weather would bene…

Eliza E. Mother George

Eliza E. “Mother” George Civil War nurseBorn: Oct. 20, 1808Birthplace: Bridport, Vt. Of her early life, little is known. Born Elizabeth Hamilton, she later married W. L. George an…

Eliza Jane PRATT

PRATT, Eliza Jane, a Representative from North Carolina; born in Morven, Anson County, N.C., March 5, 1902; attended the public schools of Morven and Raeford, N.C., and Queens College at Charlo…

Mary Eliza Church Terrell

Mary Eliza Church Terrellcivil rights and women's rights activistBorn: 9/23/1863Birthplace: Memphis, Tenn. Although Church Terrell's parents had been born slaves, they eventually became wealth…

William Henry HAYWOOD, Jr.

Senate Years of Service: 1843-1846Party: DemocratHAYWOOD, William Henry, Jr., a Senator from North Carolina; born in Raleigh, N.C., October 23, 1801; attended the Raleigh Male Academy and gradu…