Elam was Christiam Elam Burckhalter, born 1801 in Edgefield Co., SC. His parents were John Burckhalter born 1770 same and Susannah Elam. Siblings were: James b. 1797 same; Tandy Burckhalter born Nov.13, 1799 same, died Dec. 8, 1871, md. Matilda Gilchrist; Polly born 1803 same; Elizabeth born 1805 same, md. John Parkman; Jane born 1807 same; Martha born 1809 same, md. Charles S. Powell; Susannah born 1811 same, md. Bird Whatley; and Martin born 1813 Aiken Co., SC.
John's parents were Christian born 1746 and Mary (Fleke) Flick born Feb. 1, 1749 Germany. Siblings of John were:Barbary born 1766, md. ? Morris; Mary born 1768 Edgefield Co, SC, died 1851, md. John (Grifis) Griffith; Betty born 1771 and Nancy born 1774.
Christian's parents were: Michael Jr. born 1724 Alsaac-Lorraine, Switzerland?, died Jan. 10,1804 Edgefield Co., SC. Wife #1 - Margaret (Martha) Newsome born abt. 1724, died abt. 1790. Siblings of Christian were: William born 1744, md. Rebecca Ramsey; John; Henry; David; Elizabeth who md. William Fudge; and Nancy who md. ? Beckum.
Michael Jr.'s second wife was Anna (Nancy) Denzler. No known children from that marriage.
Michael Jr.'s parents were: Michael Sr. born bet. 1685-1700 Switzerland, died Jan. 8, 1762 Acton, Savannah, Ga. or Hampstead, Ga. Married Feb. 9, 1702 to Barbara (Walthers) Walthauer born in Lutzelfluh, District of Trashelwald, Switzerland. Siblings of Michael Jr. were: Margaret born 1720, John born 1722 Alsaac-Lorraine, died 1784 Wilkes co., Ga., md. Sarah Milledge and Ann Newsome; Peter born 1726, died 1812, md. Marie Stickle; Joshua born 1728; and Abraham born 1730.
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