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Elisha B G Elrod
Posted by: Timothy Simpson (ID *****2817) Date: July 03, 2010 at 06:25:56
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Who are the parents of Elisha B G Elrod?

dbs notes from "Hope Area Families" by Mildred Harrod pp 249-250
ELROD.... An Elisha B. G. Elrod received a pension of six dollars in 1881. Certificate 190,441.
ELROD, Oliver & Lula Holder....a farmer.... also drove a taxi in Hope. Oliver's sister Mattie md Harry Davis. Ollie md (Lala) Holder, d/o Nan and Horatio..... The family moved to Indianapolis April 1923. On lot 217 in Hope cemetery, purchased by Mrs. E. B. Elrod 13 March 1897 are graves of E. B. Elrod, infant of Harry Davis, Ollie Elrod (d 8 Dec 1935)and Lula B. Pardue (d 19 Apr 1971, 93y).....
ELROD.... The American Legion of Hope has a cross for E. B. Elrod who must have been in the Civil War.

1860 Franklin Co IL Frankfort Twp PO Benton
Jones, Thomas A 29 m ---/52 day laborer IN
       Christine 23 f kh NC
       Franklin E 2 m IL
Elrod, Elisha 21 m farmer NC

Is the above a duplicate of this indexed item?
1860 T8- R3E Williamson Co IL 175/1213: Elisha Elrod 22 NC

IL Civil War Detail Report:
Elisha B G Elrod, Private, Company B, 89th IL Infantry
Res: Williamson Co IL; age 26; ht: 5' 2" hair: light eyes: Gray complexion: dark; single, farmer, b Davison Co NC
Joined 13 Aug 1862 Williamson Co IL by Spencer & Smith for a period of 3 years. M/I 25 Aug 1862 Chicago IL; M/O 10 June 1865 Nashville TN by Cpt Geiger; Remarks: Promoted Corporal 3 May 1864.

IL statewide marriage index: E B G Elrod/A V Simmons 2 Sept 1868 Williamson Co IL B/322

1870 Williamson Co IL T8 R3 PO Jeffersonville (not sure this makes any sense, but could this connect????)
99/91/91 15 June 1870
Elrod, Fish 35 m w farmer 800/300 TN cit
       Judith 30 f w kh IL can't r/w
       Cyntha 8 f w IL sch
       Ulisis 1 m w IL

Elisha B G Elrod was living in IL in 1879 according to pension index.

1880 (from online transcription, LDS familysearch) Frankfort, Franklin Co IL
Elrod, Elisha 40 farmer IN TN TN
       Nancy wife 32 kh TN TN TN
       John S son 9 IL IN TN
       Oliver son 7 IL IN TN
       Mattie dau 2 IL IN TN
Stericks, Christine other single f w 19 IL PA IN

Bartholomew Co IN mg: Oliver Elrod/Lula B Holder 3 Oct 1894

Bartholomew Co IN Death: Elisha B G Elrod f (sic in index ) w; age 60; d 18 Mar 1897; d Hope IN

Bartholomew Co IN Archives Estate Files: Elisha B Elrod 1897; settlement without administration

Bartholomew Co IN mg: Mattie Elrod/Henry Davis 16 Nov 1898

1900 Census shows Oliver Ellrod b IL, fb NC, mb TN

1900 Census shows Mattie Davis b IN, fb IN, mb NC; in same hh with Harry & Mattie Davis is:
Nansey V mother w f Jan 1851 49 wd 3ch 3 living TN TN NC; census taker does not show a different last name for "Nansey," and, though Harry is listed as head of household, it makes more sense she would be his mother-in-law.

Bartholomew Co IN birth: female, white, b 7 Apr 1907; parents: Ollie E Elrod, Lula Holder

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