6/16/1880 Sumpter Twp, Cumberland Co, IL. At census time the newlyweds lived with his parents. Lewis was 22, Malinda was 19.
6/26/1900 Spring Point Twp, Cumberland Co, IL. That year Lewis lived next door to brother Gush (sp?) Elliott, 32. Lewis was 42, both parent born in NC, his occupation was farmer, and he had been married for 20 years to Malinda, 38, who had never had children.
2/19/1920 Spring Point Twp, Cumberland Co, IL. At census time Lewis was 62 years old, a general farmer, born in IL but both parents were born in IN. The only other person in the house was wife Linda, 59, born IL, both parents also born in IN. Next door was Willie Elliott, 22, and two door farther down was widow Anna Elliott, 42.