When Eliza Jane Elmer was born on December 6, 1852, in New York, New York, her father, Isaac, was 21 and her mother, Clemenza, was 18. She married Wilfred J. Shales in 1873. They had eight children in 13 years. She died on May 14, 1904, in Davison, Michigan, at the age of 51, and was buried in Hadley, Michigan.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Eliza by comparing test results with other carriers of her ancestors' mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known mtDNA test-takers in her direct maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Eliza: