Commodore McElvain
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Commodore Bradford McElvain (1863 - 1946)

Commodore Bradford McElvain
Born in Humboldt, Richardson, Nebraska, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 10 Feb 1892 in USA, Nebraska, Furnas County, Wilsonvillemap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 83 in Grand Junction, Mesa, Colorado, United Statesmap
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Commodore was the son of James & Sarah Purcell McElvain and one of six children. On 10 Feb 1892, he married Iris Maulsby.

They were the parents of 7 children-John James, Martha Elizabeth (Scott-Trimble), Warren Craft, Commodore Purcell, Howard Harold, Marion Revello, and Carl Raymond.

  • Fact: Burial (1946) Hotchkiss, Delta, Colorado, United States of America


  • "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 29 July 2017), C B Mcelvain in household of J R Mcelvain, Breckenridge, Summit, Colorado, United States; citing enumeration district ED 106, sheet 436B, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), FHL microfilm 1,254,093.
  • "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 26 April 2020), Commadore Mcelvain, Beaver & Lebanon Precincts Danbury village, Red Willow, Nebraska, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 152, sheet 4B, family 95, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,240,938.

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