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Re: first wife of Elihu Sturgill
Posted by: Frank Taylor (ID *****6167) Date: June 20, 2011 at 14:19:25
In Reply to: Re: first wife of Elihu Sturgill by Wenzel Holmes of 972

Wow! That's excellent. I had found Elizabeth Davenport to be a likely candidate because of census records showing her family in close proximity to Elihu in 1850, her family's Kentucky origin, and her absence from the record in later periods. I had not realized mother's name appears on some of these other records. Also the name Elizabeth. As you may know, their young daughter Malissa's grave indicates that her mother's name began with an E. I had previously located records for other children that showed their claim that their mother was a native of Kentucky. So I would say your evidence makes this as close to a lock as we're likely to get. Now, if I can just figure out who David Greer's father was....

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