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Truman Elmer (1809 - 1869)

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Truman Elmer
Born in New York, USAmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married about [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Parma, Jackson, Michigan, USAmap
Elmer-223 created 3 Apr 2013 | Last modified
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Categories: Descendant of Edward Elmer of Hartford, CT.


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Biography

When Truman Elmer was born on February 26, 1809, in New York, his father, Reuben, was 29 and his mother, Polly, was 25. He had two sons and four daughters with Lydia Bolles Bowles between 1836 and 1853. He died on April 12, 1869, in Parma, Michigan, at the age of 60, and was buried in Jackson, Michigan.

Name

Truman Elmer [1][2][3]

Birth

26 February 1809, New York, USA [2][3]

Marriage

Truman married Lydia Bolles [2][3]

Children

Truman and Lydia had children:
  1. Unnamed daughter Elmer 1836–1845
  2. Unnamed daughter Elmer 1838–1845
  3. Caroline Elmer 1840–1897 [2][3]
  4. Martha Elmer 1842–1897 [2][3]
  5. Charles Elmer 1847–1920 [2][3]
  6. Frank Elmer 1853–1936 [3]

Residence

1820 Plainfield, Otsego, New York, USA [1]
1850 Parma, Jackson, Michigan, USA [2]
1860 Parma, Jackson, Michigan, USA [3]

Death

12 April 1869, Parma, Jackson, Michigan, USA

Burial

King Cemetery, Devereaux, Jackson, Michigan, USA

Sources

  • 1820 United States Federal Census 1820 U S Census; Census Place: Plainfield, Otsego, New York; Page: 177; NARA Roll: M33_74; Image: 188.
    • Named individual: Reuben Elmer
    • Home in 1820: Plainfield, Otsego, New York
Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
Free White Persons - Males - Under 10: 2; Nehemiah Lewis Elmer, Henry T. Elmer
Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 15: 3; Elijah Elmer, Reuben Elmer, Jr., Truman Elmer
Free White Persons - Males - 26 thru 44: 1; Reuben Elmer
Free White Persons - Females - Under 10: 1; Eliza Elmer
Free White Persons - Females - 16 thru 25: 1; Unknown Elmer
Free White Persons - Females - 26 thru 44: 1; Polly Elmore
Number of Persons - Engaged in Agriculture: 4
Free White Persons - Under 16: 6
Free White Persons - Over 25: 2
Total Free White Persons: 9
Total All Persons - White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 9
  • This census is accurate except for the addition of family members where they were assumed.
Household Members: Home in 1850: Parma, Jackson, Michigan, USA. Dwelling Number: 766. Family Number: 766.
Truman Elman; Age, 41; Birth Year, abt 1809; Gender, Male; Race, Unstated; Birthplace, New York; Occupation, Farmer.
Lydia Elman; Age, 38; Birth Year, abt 1812; Gender, Female; Race, Unstated; Birthplace, New York; Occupation, Unstated.
Caroline Elman; Age, 10; Birth Year, abt 1840; Gender, Female; Race, Unstated; Birthplace, Michigan; Occupation, Unstated.
Martha Elman; Age, 7; Birth Year, abt 1843; Gender, Female; Race, Unstated; Birthplace, Michigan; Occupation, Unstated.
Charles Elman; Age, 3; Birth Year, abt 1847; Gender, Male; Race, Unstated; Birthplace, Michigan; Occupation, Unstated.
  • 1860 United States Federal Census Year: 1860; Census Place: Parma, Jackson, Michigan; Roll: M653_547; Page: 364; Image: 368; Family History Library Film: 803547.
Household Members: Home in 1860: Parma, Jackson, Michigan, USA. Dwelling Number: 106. Family Number: 101. Post Office: Parma.
Fruman Elmore; Age, 51; Birth Year, abt 1809; Gender, Male; Race, Unstated; Birthplace, New York; Occupation, Farmer.
Lydia Elmore; Age, 48; Birth Year, abt 1812; Gender, Female; Race, Unstated; Birthplace, New York; Occupation, Unstated.
Caroline Elmore; Age, 20; Birth Year, abt 1840; Gender, Female; Race, Unstated; Birthplace, Michigan; Occupation, Unstated.
Martha Elmore; Age, 17; Birth Year, abt 1843; Gender, Female; Race, Unstated; Birthplace, Michigan; Occupation, Unstated.
Charles Elmore; Age, 13; Birth Year, abt 1847; Gender, Male; Race, Unstated; Birthplace, Michigan; Occupation, Unstated.
Frank Elmore; Age, 6; Birth Year, abt 1854; Gender, Male; Race, Unstated; Birthplace, Michigan; Occupation, Unstated.
Martin Bowes; Age, 22; Birth Year, abt 1838; Gender, Male; Race, Unstated; Birthplace, Pennsylvania; Occupation, Unstated.
Note: Martin would be Lydia's nephew through her brother Robert Bolles. Elmore-505 15:29, 7 March 2016 (EST)

Footnotes

  1. 1.0 1.1 1820 Census
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 1850 Census
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7 1860 Census


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