I am looking for descendants of Thomas William Elam of Industry, McDonough County, IL. He was born 27 May 1855 and died 1 Jun 1920, both in Industry.
He married Margaret Louise Wyer (1854-1935) on 21 Sep 1873 in Industry, IL, and they had the following eight children:
Phebe J, b abt 1875. I have no further information on her.
Lemmel Andrew, b Feb 1878. No further information.
William, b abt 1880. No furhter information.
Walter, b 9 Apr 1882. No further information.
Florence, b 1 Feb 1886, d 31 Mar 1971; m John W Leninger (1878-1961) 23 Dec 1904. I have one child, Francis W. (1905-2000) who married Mermel Frances Scott (1907-1995) and had 4 children, living. I have no other children of Florence.
James Oren, b 4 Oct 1888, d 13 Jul 1954; m Rozeltha McGuire (1890-1953) 23 May 1914. I have 3 children: . Rozeltha (Elam) Cooper (1916-1989). I have her spouse and his dates and places, but none of their children if they exist. . James Oren Elam, Jr (1921-1976). I have no spouse information or children. . Bettie Merlene Elam. I have no dates, locations, spouses, or children for her.
Nellie, b 8 Jul 1896. I have no death, spouses, or children for her.
Josephine. I have nothing on her except the name.
If anyone here can help me fill in some of the blanks, I'd be most appreciative. You can contact me either here or by e-mail at: