Elijah  Elmer

Elijah Elmer (1753 - 1833)

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Elijah Elmer
Born in Hinsdale, New Hampshire Colonymap
Ancestors ancestors
Brother of and
Husband of — married in Hinsdale, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United Statesmap
Husband of — married after [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Newfane, Windham, Vermont, United Statesmap
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Categories: American Revolution | New Hampshire Line, American Revolution | Battle of Bunker Hill.


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Biography

Elijah Elmer was the son of Hezekiah and Sarah Wright Elmer, born on the 3rd of October 1753. His parents could not have known then that this little baby would grow up to be a true patriot and one day fight in the Battle of Bunker Hill. He married Grace Gould and they had nine children.

Name

Elijah Elmer[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11][12][13][14]

Birth

3 October 1753 in Hinsdale, New Hampshire Colony[15][16][17][18][19]

Marriage

In 1779, Elijah married Grace Gould in Hinsdale, New Hampshire Colony. [20]

Children

Amasa 1780 – 1857
Polly 1782 – 1859
Roswell 1784 – 1856
Philena 1786 – 1869
Elijah 1788 – 1864
Lydia 1791 – 1878
Ozias 1793 – 1858
Fanny 1797 – 1874
Almira 1800 – 1819

Event

Event: Age: 79; Civil: March 4, 1831; pensioner: New Hampshire Continental Line[21]
Type: Civil
Date: 21 August 1833
Place: Windham Co.

Residence

1753 Hinsdale, New Hampshire Colony
1783 Athens, Windham, Vermont Colony
1800 Newfane, Windham, Vermont, USA[22][23][24][25][26][27][28]

Military Service

Revolutionary War soldier.[29]
Soldier in Capt. Hind's Company in Col Reid's Regiment, the 3rd New Hampshire Regiment, fighting for New Hampshire Colony.The 3rd New Hampshire regiment was also known as the 2nd Continental Regiment.[30]
Survivor of the Battle at Bunker hill.[31]

Public Office

1807 he was elected Representative to the General Assembly, Newfane, Windham, Vermont, USA

Death

28 December 1833[32][33][34][35]


Burial

Elijah was buried at Dummerston Hill Cemetery in Dummerston, Windham, Vermont, USA [36]

Sources

  • Source S01: Year: 1800; Census Place: Newfane, Windham, Vermont; Series: M32; Roll: 52; Page: 629; Image: 610; Family History Library Film: 218689. 1800 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. Images reproduced by FamilySearch. Original data: Second Census of the United States, 1800. NARA microfilm publication M32 (52 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C. Second Census of the United States, 1800: Population Schedules, Washington County, Territory Northwest of the River Ohio; and Population Census, 1803: Washington County, Ohio. NARA microfilm publication M1804 (1 roll).
  • Source S02 : Year: 1810; Census Place:Winchester, Cheshire, New Hampshire; Roll: 23; Page: 122; Image: 00070; Family History Library Film: 0218684. Ancestry.com. 1810 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Images reproduced by FamilySearch. Original data: Third Census of the United States, 1810. (NARA microfilm publication M252, 71 rolls). Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C.
  • Source S03 : 1820 U S Census; Census Place: Hinsdale, Cheshire, New Hampshire; Page: 351; NARA Roll: M33_59; Image: 276. Ancestry.com. 1820 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Images reproduced by FamilySearch. Original data: Fourth Census of the United States, 1820. (NARA microfilm publication M33, 142 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C.
  • Source S04 : 1830; Census Place: Hinsdale, Cheshire, New Hampshire; Series: M19; Roll: 74; Page: 43; Family History Library Film: 0337927. Ancestry.com. 1830 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Images reproduced by FamilySearch. Original data: Fifth Census of the United States, 1830. (NARA microfilm publication M19, 201 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C.
  • Source S05 : Godfrey Memorial Library, comp.. American Genealogical-Biographical Index (AGBI) [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 1999. Original data: Godfrey Memorial Library. American Genealogical-Biographical Index. Middletown, CT, USA: Godfrey Memorial Library.
  • Source S06 : Johnson, William W., Rev.. Elmer Elmore Genealogy: Records of the Descendents of Edward Elmer of Braintree, Eng. and Hartford, Conn. through his son Edward 1632-1899. North Greenfield, Wisconsin: Published by the compiler, 1899. 5 Citations from this source provides evidence for the following:
Page 8: HEZEKIAH4 ELMER, (Hezekiah,3 Edward,2 Edward,1) born Sept. 24, 1724, in Northfield, Mass.; married May 30, 1751, Sarah Wright, daughter of Benoni Wright, of Hinsdale, born April 11, 1730, and died April 6, 1809. He was a member of Capt. Josiah Willard's Co., at Fort Dummer, in 1748. Bought land of Benoni Wright in Hinsdale, N. H., in 1753, which he cleared up and made into a farm. He died Nov. 22, 1810.
Page 12: ELIJAH 5 ELMER, (Hezekiah,4 Hezekiah,3 Edward,2 Edward,1) born Oct. 3, 1753; married Grace Gould, born 1757, Winchester, N. H., died Oct. 20, 1817; married 2d, Amy Wheeler, nee Wood. He lived in Hinsdale, N. H., until 1783, then removed to Athens, Vt., then in 1792 to New Fane, Vt., where he was elected Representative to the General Assembly in 1807, and where he died Dec*. 28, 1833.
  • Source S07 : Ancestry.com. Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011. Original data: Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts. Massachusetts Vital and Town Records. Provo, UT: Holbrook Research Institute (Jay and Delene Holbrook). Original text: Deaths taken from the New York Evening Post From July 26, 1832 to January 16, 1834, Volume 11, Copied and compiled by Gertrude A. Barber, 1936. Original text: Newfame, Vt. 28th ult. Elijah Elmer, 80. Rev. Sold. One of the survivors of the Battle of Bunker Hill. Repository: #R1
  • Source S08 : U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012. Original data: Find A Grave. Find A Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi.
  • Source S09 : U.S., Newspaper Extractions from the Northeast, 1704-1930 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014. This collection was indexed by Ancestry World Archives Projectcontributors. Original data: Newspapers and Periodicals. American Antiquarian Society, Worcester, Massachusetts.
  • Source S10 : U.S., Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files, 1800-1900[database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Original data: Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files (NARA microfilm publication M804, 2,670 rolls). Records of the Department of Veterans Affairs, Record Group 15. National Archives, Washington, D.C.
  • Source S11 : U.S., Revolutionary War Rolls, 1775-1783 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2007. Original data: Revolutionary War Rolls, 1775-1783; (National Archives Microfilm Publication M246, 138 rolls); War Department Collection of Revolutionary War Records, Record Group 93; National Archives, Washington. D.C.
  • Source S12 : U.S., The Pension Roll of 1835 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014. Original data: United States Senate. The Pension Roll of 1835. 4 vols. 1968 Reprint, with index. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1992.
  • Source S13 : Vermont Pensioners, 1835 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 1998. Original data: United States Senate. Report from the Secretary of War, in Obedience to Resolutions of the Senate of the 5th and 30th of June, 1834, and the 3d of March, 1835, In Relation to the Pension Establishment of the United States. [Vermont Section]. Washington, D.C.: Duff Green, 1835.
  • Source S14 : Ancestry.com. Vermont, Vital Records, 1720-1908 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013. Original data: State of Vermont. Vermont Vital Records through 1870. New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Massachusetts. State of Vermont. Vermont Vital Records, 1871–1908. New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Massachusetts.
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