6/1/1900 Wichita Wd 6, Sedgewick Co, KS. Was it our Jane Priest living there with Elijah? If so "Elija" and Jane were both 37 years old, married 13 years, with 7 children, only 3 of whom still survived and lived with them: Roy, 11, Gladys W, 8, and James T, 7. Elijah was a day laborer.
4/26/1910 Hutchison Twp, Reno Co, KS. That year "Elige," 45, and sons Roy, 21, and James, 18, were roomers at the hotel run by Alfred Priest, 28. Elijah was a widower and all three of them were laborers. Daughter Gladys W, lived in another hotel on Main St in Garden City, Finney Co, KS, as a servant at age 19.