May 10, 1805 Granville Hampden County Massachusetts, USA
Aug. 10, 1806 Granville Licking County Ohio, USA
Eliza was the 2nd of four children born to Grove Messenger and Pamelia Gibbons. Her siblings: Adah, William Henderson and Frederick Dent.
She was the 2nd person to die in the new community of Granville, Ohio where she had traveled with her parents and sister when just a newborn. Town records report that she is buried in the same plot as her fraternal grandparents, David Messenger and Hannah Higley.