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Eliza Jane (Elmer) Shales (1852 - 1904)

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Eliza Jane Shales formerly Elmer
Born in New York, USAmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married [location unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Davison, Genesee, Michigan, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 6 Jan 2015
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When Eliza Jane Elmer was born on December 6, 1852, in New York, New York, her father, Isaac, was 21 and her mother, Clemenza, was 18. She married Wilfred J. Shales in 1873. They had eight children in 13 years. She died on May 14, 1904, in Davison, Michigan, at the age of 51, and was buried in Hadley, Michigan.


Eliza Jane Elmer [1]


6 December 1852 in New York, USA [1]


1860 Elba, Lapeer, Michigan, USA [1]


  • 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.


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1860 Census
  • Death index, burial: Green Corners Cemetery

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