When Elijah Elmer was born in 1828 in Harrisburg, New York, his father, Isaac, was 50 and his mother, Anna, was 38. He married Caroline Archer in January 1856. They had four children in 19 years. He died on November 25, 1897, in Lowville, New York, at the age of 69.
NOTE: Harrisburg was originally Harrisburgh, and is within a few miles of West Lowville, making it all confusing.
25 November 1897 Lowville, Lewis, New York, USA
This biography was auto-generated by a GEDCOM import. Elmer-1475 was created by Margaret Simons through the import of AmosElmer1689.ged on Feb 21, 2015.
Source: S111 Author: Ancestry.com Title: 1840 United States Federal Census Publication: Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Sixth Census of the United States, 1840. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1840. M704, 58; Repository: #R1
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Elijah by comparing test results with other carriers of his ancestors' Y-chromosome or mitochondrial DNA.
Y-chromosome DNA test-takers in his direct paternal line on WikiTree: