Eleven was 12 years old when his father died. He then went to work on his Uncle Ben Shockley's farm for a wage of $40 a year, which he never received. He married 1) Lucinda Hamilton on 29 Mar 1838 at Highland, Ohioand they made their home in Highland County. Among their children are:
Joseph, b. abt. 1850; m. Estella Myrick, dau. of George and Elizabeth (Butler) Myrick
Mary Elizabeth, m. John W. Thomas/Thompson of Lynchburg;
Anne Eliza, died in 1850
Sarah Lydia, died at age 4
Henrietta Clarissa, b. 14 Mar 1855; m. Alonzo Smith; d. 24 Mar 1929
Nancy Ellen, died in infancy
Lucinda died in 1858 and Eleven married 2) Harriet Dormand of Boone County, Kentucky on 13 Sep 1865 at Boone, Kentucky. They moved to Utica, Clark County, Indiana. Among the children of Eleven and Harriet are:
Ellen, b. 17 Sep 1876; m. 1) Joseph Colvin and 2) Carl Morris; d. 13 Sep 1955
Eleven returned to Highland County, Ohio before his death in 1889.
↑ Find A Grave, database and images : accessed 27 July 2019, memorial page for Ellen Colvin Morris (17 Sep 1876–13 Sep 1955), Find A Grave: Memorial #72809981 citing Hillcrest Cemetery, Utica, Clark County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Gail Black (contributor 46916450).
History of Greene County, Ohio; Its People, Industries, and Institutions. Pages 874-75