dbs notes from "Hope Area Families"by Mildred Harrod pp 249-250 ELROD.... An Elisha B. G. Elrod received a pension of six dollars in 1881.Certificate 190,441. ELROD, Oliver & Lula Holder....a farmer.... also drove a taxi in Hope.Oliver's sister Mattie md Harry Davis.Ollie md (Lala) Holder, d/o Nan and Horatio.....The family moved to Indianapolis April 1923.On lot 217 in Hope cemetery, purchased by Mrs. E. B. Elrod 13 March 1897 are graves of E. B. Elrod, infant of Harry Davis, Ollie Elrod (d 8 Dec 1935)and Lula B. Pardue (d 19 Apr 1971, 93y)..... ELROD....The American Legion of Hope has a cross for E. B. Elrod who must have been in the Civil War.
1860 Franklin Co ILFrankfort TwpPO Benton 58/399/399 Jones, Thomas A 29 m---/52 day laborer IN Christine 23 f kh NC Franklin E 2 m IL Elrod, Elisha 21 m farmer NC
Is the above a duplicate of this indexed item? 1860 T8- R3EWilliamson Co IL175/1213:Elisha Elrod22 NC
IL Civil War Detail Report: Elisha B G Elrod, Private, Company B, 89th IL Infantry Res:Williamson Co IL; age 26; ht: 5' 2"hair: lighteyes: Graycomplexion: dark;single, farmer, b Davison Co NC Joined 13 Aug 1862 Williamson Co IL by Spencer & Smith for a period of 3 years.M/I 25 Aug 1862 Chicago IL; M/O 10 June 1865 Nashville TN by Cpt Geiger;Remarks:Promoted Corporal 3 May 1864.
IL statewide marriage index:E B G Elrod/A V Simmons2 Sept 1868Williamson Co ILB/322
1870 Williamson Co ILT8 R3PO Jeffersonville(not sure this makes any sense, but could this connect????) 99/91/9115 June 1870 Elrod, Fish 35 m w farmer 800/300 TN cit Judith 30 f w kh IL can't r/w Cyntha 8 f wIL sch Ulisis 1 m w IL
Elisha B G Elrod was living in IL in 1879 according to pension index.
1880 (from online transcription, LDS familysearch)Frankfort, Franklin Co IL Elrod, Elisha 40 farmer IN TN TN Nancy wife 32 kh TN TN TN John S son 9 IL IN TN Oliver son 7 IL IN TN Mattie dau 2 IL IN TN Stericks, Christine other single f w 19 IL PA IN
Bartholomew Co IN mg:Oliver Elrod/Lula B Holder 3 Oct 1894
Bartholomew Co IN Death:Elisha B G Elrod f (sic in index ) w; age 60; d 18 Mar 1897; d Hope IN
Bartholomew Co IN Archives Estate Files:Elisha B Elrod 1897; settlement without administration
Bartholomew Co IN mg:Mattie Elrod/Henry Davis16 Nov 1898
1900 Census shows Oliver Ellrod b IL, fb NC, mb TN
1900 Census shows Mattie Davis b IN, fb IN, mb NC; in same hh with Harry & Mattie Davis is: Nansey V mother w fJan 1851 49 wd3ch 3 living TN TN NC; census taker does not show a different last name for "Nansey," and, though Harry is listed as head of household, it makes more sense she would be his mother-in-law.
Bartholomew Co IN birth:female, white, b 7 Apr 1907; parents:Ollie E Elrod, Lula Holder