Van Gundy Family Tree

Notes for Elisha WHITLEY

Residences & events:

1/31/1874 N Okaw Twp, Coles Co, IL. Elisha gave estray notice, the animal not specified. Jesse Ellis was the Justice.

6/9/1880 Same place. The census recorded him living next door to sister Malinda Price, followed by sister Margaret and Josiah Daily. He was a 40 year old farmer, wife Flora was 24. They only had 1 daughter, Neva, 1.

6/1900 Still at the same place. That year the census taker listed Elisha, 55, married 28 years to Flora J, 44, who had birthed 7 children but only 5 were still living. Four were still at home: Alma, 14, Netta, 13, Edward, 7, and Elcie, 4. Elisha's occupation was laborer.

His birth date conflicts w/sister, Margaret.

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