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Isaac Elmer (1831 - 1881)

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Isaac Elmer
Born in Syracuse, Onondaga, New York, USAmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married about in Wayne County, New Yorkmap
Died in Hadley, Lapeer, Michigan, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 6 Jan 2015
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Categories: Descendant of Edward Elmer of Hartford, CT.


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Biography

When Isaac Elmer was born on January 7, 1831, in Syracuse, New York, his father, Elijah, was 26 and his mother, Polly, was 26. He married Clemenza Jane Smith about 1851, in Wayne County, New York. They had seven children in 20 years. He died on October 12, 1881, in Hadley, Michigan, of an accidental gunshot wound while hunting. Isaac was 50 years old.

Name

Isaac Elmer [1][2][3][4][5][6][7]

Birth

7 January 1831 in Syracuse, Onondaga, New York, USA [2][3][4][5][6][7]

Marriage

before 1852 Isaac married Clemenza Jane Smith [2][3][4][5][7]

Children

Isaac and Jane had children:
  1. Eliza Jane Elmer 1852–1904 [2]
  2. Mary Lavinia Elmer 1854–1910 [2][3][4][7]
  3. Ophelia Elmer 1856–1888 [2][3][4][7]
  4. Clara Elmer 1862–1885 [3][4][7]
  5. Lydia S. Elmer 1867–1939 [3][4][6][7]
  6. Harriet A. Elmer 1868–1905 [3][4][7]
  7. Newell Elmer 1872–1895 [4][7]

Residence

1840 Ontario, Wayne, New York, USA [1]
1852 Ontario, Wayne, New York, USA
1860 Elba, Lapeer, Michigan, USA [2]
1863 Elba, Lapeer, Michigan, USA [5]
1867 Elba, Lapeer, Michigan, USA [6]
1870 Elba, Lapeer, Michigan, USA [3]
1880 Elba, Lapeer, Michigan, USA [4]

Death

12 October 1881, Hadley, Lapeer, Michigan, USA; Accidental gunshot while hunting. [7]

Burial

Greenwood Cemetery; Hadley, Lapeer, Michigan, USA [7]

Sources

  • 1840 United States Federal Census Year: 1840; Census Place: Ontario, Wayne, New York; Roll: 350; Page: 198; Image: 403; Family History Library Film: 0017210.
    • Household Members: Home in 1840: Ontario, Wayne, New York, USA.
Free White Persons - Males - Under 5: 1 Alonzo Elmer
Free White Persons - Males - 5 thru 9: 1 Isaac Elmer
Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 14: 1 ???
Free White Persons - Males - 30 thru 39: 1 Elijah Elmore
Free White Persons - Females - 5 thru 9: 2 Harriett M Elmer, Rosina Elmer
Free White Persons - Females - 30 thru 39: 1 Polly Elmer
Persons Employed in Agriculture: 1
Free White Persons - Under 20: 5
Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 2
Total Free White Persons: 7
Total All Persons - Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 7
  • 1860 United States Federal Census Year: 1860; Census Place: Elba, Lapeer, Michigan; Roll: M653_549; Page: 996; Image: 353; Family History Library Film: 803549.
    • Household Members: Home in 1860: Elba, Lapeer, Michigan. Post Office: Hadley. Family Number: 1841.
Isaac Elmer; Age, 28; Birth Year, abt 1832; Birthplace, New York; Gender, Male; Occupation, Farmer.
Jane Elmer; Age, 26; Birth Year, abt 1834; Birthplace, New York; Gender, Female.
Eliza Jane Elmer; Age, 8; Birth Year, abt 1852; Birthplace, New York; Gender, Female; Attended School, Yes.
Mary L Elmer; Age, 6; Birth Year, abt 1854; Birthplace, New York; Gender, Female; Attended School, Yes.
Ophelia Elmer; Age, 3; Birth Year, abt 1857; Birthplace, Michigan; Gender, Female.
  • 1870 United States Federal Census Year: 1870; Census Place: Elba, Lapeer, Michigan; Roll: M593_684; Page: 120B; Image: 245; Family History Library Film: 552183.
    • Household Members: Home in 1870: Elba, Lapeer, Michigan. Post Office: Lapeer. Family Number: 138. NOTE: Family #138 & 139 were living in the same dwelling, 142. Family #139 would be Elijah Elmer (Isaac's father) and his family.
Isaac Elmer; Age, 39; Birth Year, abt 1831; Birthplace, New York; Race, White; Gender, Male; Occupation, Farmer.
Jane Elmer; Age, 36; Birth Year, abt 1834; Birthplace, New York; Race, White; Gender, Female; Occupation, Keeping House.
Lavina Elmer; Age, 16; Birth Year, abt 1854; Birthplace, New York; Race, White; Gender, Female; Attended School, Yes.
Ophelia Elmer; Age, 13; Birth Year, abt 1857; Birthplace, Michigan; Race, White; Gender, Female; Attended School, Yes.
Clara Elmer; Age, 10; Birth Year, abt 1860; Birthplace, Michigan; Race, White; Gender, Female; Attended School, Yes.
Lydia Elmer; Age, 2; Birth Year, abt 1868; Birthplace, Michigan; Race, White; Gender, Female.
Harriet Elmer; Age, 1; Birth Year, abt 1869; Birthplace, Michigan; Race, White; Gender, Female.
  • 1880 United States Federal Census Year: 1880; Census Place: Elba, Lapeer, Michigan; Roll: 589; Family History Film: 1254589; Page: 217C; Enumeration District: 166; Image: 0441.
    • Household Members: Home in 1880: Elba, Lapeer, Michigan. Family Number: 168. NOTE: Family #168 & 169 were living in adjacent dwellings, 142. Family #139 would be Elijah Elmer (Isaac's father) and his family.
Isaac Elmer; Age, 50; Birth Year, abt 1830; Birthplace, New York; Race, White; Gender, Male; Relation to Head of House, Self; Marital Status, Married; Father's Birthplace, New York; Mother's Birthplace, Massachusetts; Occupation, Farmer.
Jane Elmer; Age, 46; Birth Year, abt 1834; Birthplace, New York; Race, White; Gender, Female; Relation to Head of House, Wife; Marital Status, Married; Father's Birthplace, New York; Mother's Birthplace, New York; Occupation, Keeping House.
Luvina Elmer; Age, 26; Birth Year, abt 1854; Birthplace, New York; Race, White; Gender, Female; Relation to Head of House, Daughter; Marital Status, Single; Father's Birthplace, New York; Mother's Birthplace, New York; Occupation, At Home.
Ophelia Elmer; Age, 23; Birth Year, abt 1857; Birthplace, Michigan; Race, White; Gender, Female; Relation to Head of House, Daughter; Marital Status, Single; Father's Birthplace, New York; Mother's Birthplace, New York; Occupation, At Home.
Clara Elmer; Age, 19; Birth Year, abt 1861; Birthplace, Michigan; Race, White; Gender, Female; Relation to Head of House, Daughter; Marital Status, Single; Father's Birthplace, New York; Mother's Birthplace, New York; Occupation, Works Out.
Lydia Elmer; Age, 12; Birth Year, abt 1868; Birthplace, Michigan; Race, White; Gender, Female; Relation to Head of House, Daughter; Marital Status, Single; Father's Birthplace, New York; Mother's Birthplace, New York; Occupation, Attending School.
Hattie Elmer; Age, 11; Birth Year, abt 1869; Birthplace, Michigan; Race, White; Gender, Female; Relation to Head of House, Daughter; Marital Status, Single; Father's Birthplace, New York; Mother's Birthplace, New York; Occupation, Attending School.
Newell Elmer; Age, 8; Birth Year, abt 1872; Birthplace, Michigan; Race, White; Gender, Male; Relation to Head of House, Son; Marital Status, Single; Father's Birthplace, New York; Mother's Birthplace, New York; Occupation, Attending School.
  • Consolidated Lists of Civil War Draft Registrations, 1863-1865. NM-65, entry 172, 620 volumes. NAI: 4213514. Records of the Provost Marshal General’s Bureau (Civil War), Record Group 110. National Archives at Washington D.C.
Isaac Elmer; Birth Year, abt 1831; Place of Birth, New York; Age on 1 July 1863, 32; Race, White; Marital Status, Married; Residence, Lapeer, Michigan; Congressional District, 5th; Class, 1.
  • County of Lapeer Birth Records, Vol. A, Page 8, Record No. 119; Date of Record, 2 June 1868. Courtesy of the Lapeer County Genealogical Society.
Lydia Elmer; Birth, 4 November 1867; Sex, Female; Birthplace, Elba, [Lapeer, Michigan, USA].
Isaac Elmer; Relationship to Lydia, Father; Residence, Elba, [Lapeer, Michigan, USA]; Birthplace, Syracuse, New York; Occupation, Farmer.
Mother, No Report From Elba of Mother.
  • ’’U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current’’ [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.
Isaac Elmer; Birth Date, 1831; Birth Place, New York, USA; Death Date, 1881; Death Place, Michigan, USA; Cemetery, Greenwood Cemetery; Burial or Cremation Place, Hadley, Lapeer County, Michigan, USA.

Footnotes

  1. 1.0 1.1 1840 Census
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 1860 Census
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.8 1870 Census
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.7 4.8 4.9 1880 Census
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Civil War Draft Registration
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 Lapeer Birth Records
  7. 7.00 7.01 7.02 7.03 7.04 7.05 7.06 7.07 7.08 7.09 7.10 FindAGrave.com
  • Although Isaac and Jane were most assuredly married, a primary source has not been found, yet.


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On 21 Feb 2016 at 16:53 GMT Robert Elmore wrote:

Where did the middle initial H. come from and go to? It appears to be a mistake that many have copied and recopied from Ancestry.com family trees. There is an Isaac H. Elmer in the 1860 US Census for New York Ward 18 District 3, New York, New York. This while our Isaac is living in Elba, MI.



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