- Born: 1798, Maryland
- Marriage: Edward Messick
- Died: Nov 25, 1867, Seaford, DE at age 69
- Buried: Messick Family Cemetery, 2 mi E of Reliance, Sussex, DE
Hudson & Tatnall cemetery records state her age as 71 yrs on 11-25-1867, indicating she was born in 1796.
16 July 1850 Census for 11th Subdivision, Sussex, DE: Eliza Messick, 49 (born 1800 with Dec. b'day); Stansbury, 25; Jacob, 12; Bayard Potts(Messick?), 17; Julia[n], 15, female -- all were born in DE. Bayard Potts was a household member, but was he a Messick?
Eliza married Edward Messick. (Edward Messick was born on Oct 8, 1788 in Delaware, died on May 12, 1844 in Seaford, DE and was buried in Messick Family Cemetery, 2 mi E of Reliance, Sussex, DE.)