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Elijah Elmore (1811 - 1877)

Rev. Elijah Elmore
Born in Newberry, South Carolina, United Statesmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died at age 65 in Coweta County, Georgia, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 18 Dec 2009
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Elijah was born in 1811. He died in 1877.[1] His parents were Thomas Appleton Elmore, 1776–1825 and Elizabeth Chapman Elmore, 1784–1839.

Marriage 08 Feb 1838. South Carolina, USA.

The 1850 US Census enumerates Elijah's household in Coweta, Georgia. [2]. His household included his first wife, Celia and their children.

Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
Elijah Ellmore Male 35 South Carolina
Celia Ellmore Female 32 South Carolina
Jacob Ellmore Male 11 South Carolina
Nancy E Ellmore Female 9 Georgia
Thomas A Ellmore Male 8 Georgia
Sarah E Ellmore Female 5 Georgia
John D Ellmore Male 2 Georgia

His second marriage was to Julia Nipper. They married in 1856.[3]


In 1854 Elmore purchased the following slaves from his father-in-law, Jacob Rawls', estate sale.[4]

Sarah & child: Martha
Sally (old woman whose purchase price was just her maintenance)


  1. Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed 23 August 2020), memorial page for Rev Elijah Elmore (24 Jun 1811–16 May 1877), Find a Grave Memorial no. 12476723, citing Mount Pilgrim Lutheran Church Cemetery, Haralson, Coweta County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by M & R Thompson Parker (contributor 47111721) .
  2. "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 4 April 2020), Elijah Ellmore, Coweta county, Coweta, Georgia, United States; citing family 185, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.
  3. "Georgia Marriages, 1808-1967", database, FamilySearch ( : 11 January 2020), Elijah Elmore, 1856.
  4. Coweta County Georgia, Inventory Vol A-B, p390, (image 517) & p. 542 (image 542)

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