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Elijah Elmer (1753 - 1804)

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Elijah Elmer
Born in Sunderland, Franklin, Massachusettsmap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in Amherst, Hampshire, Massachusetts, USAmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Addison, Addison, Vermontmap
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When Elijah Elmer was born in August 1753 in Sunderland, Massachusetts, his father, Edward, was 50 and his mother, Sarah, was 39. He married Mercy Goodale on August 6, 1778. They had eight children in 19 years. He died on May 5, 1804, in Addison, Vermont, at the age of 50, and was buried there.


Elijah Elmer [1]


August 1753 • Sunderland, Franklin, Massachusetts, USA


6 August 1778 • Elijah married Mercy Goodale


  1. Passengers On The Lion From England To Boston 1632

13. Edward (3) ELMER (Edward (2), Edward (1)). Born 1 Sep 1702, in Windsor, CT. He married Sarah GRAVES, daughter of Isaac GRAVES and Mary PARSONS, 4 OCT 1736, in Sunderland, MA. Born, 22 DEC 1713, in Hatfield, MA.
i. Daniel (4) ELMER. Born, 3 AUG 1737, in Sunderland, MA. Died, 13 SEP 1737, in Sunderland, MA (died young).
ii. Hannah ELMER. Born, 16 NOV 1738, in Sunderland, MA. She married Thomas BILLINGS, son of Stephen BILLINGS, 12 JUL 1758, in Sunderland, MA.
iii. Job ELMER. Born 8 NOV 1740, in Sunderland, MA. Died, 28 AUG 1743, in Sunderland, MA (died young).
iv. Mary ELMER. Born 12 SEP 1743, in Sunderland, MA. Died SEP 1833, in Amherst, MA. She married Noah Smith, 1766.
v. Job ELMER. Born 11 JAN 1745/6, in Sunderland, MA.
vi. Simeon ELMER. Born, JUN 1748, in Sunderland, MA. He married Hannah ( ).
vii. Sarah ELMER. Born 2 DEC 1750, in Sunderland, MA. She married Benjamin WAIT, 22 SEP 1774, in West Springfield, MA.
viii. Elijah ELMER.
  • Elmer-Elmore Genealogy: Records of the Descendants of Edward Elmer, pg. 8 and 11.


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