Categories: Howard Egan Company 1849 | United States Army, Mexican-American War | Jonathan H. Holmes/Samuel Thompson Company 1848 | Rescue Companies 1856 | LDS Pioneers | Mormon Battalion, Mexican-American War.
Elijah was born in 1810.
Elijah Elmer was a 2nd Sergeant in Company C of the Mormon Battalion. He completed the journey to California and was discharged at Los Angeles, July 16, 1847.
Deceased was born in Addison, Addison County, Vermont, April 10, 1810; baptized June, 1836, by Elder James C. Snow. Ordained an Elder at the April Conference, 1838, by Apostles Geo. A. Smith and Wilford Woodruff, and a Seventy in the fall of 1843. Left Nauvoo for the West April, 1846. Enlisted in the Mormon Battalion July, 1846, and was Orderly-Sergeant of Company C. He was one of the first settlers of Parowan City, Iron County. Was ordained a High Priest May 25, 1855, by Apostle George A. Smith, and was one of the High Council of that Stake, also one of the first settlers of Beaver City, Beaver County. He performed a mission to the Muddy; settled in Panguitch in 1873, and was one of the High Council of that Stake at the time of his death. He was a good citizen and fearless in the discharge of his duty.
He passed away in 1880 in Panguitch, Utah.
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