Elisha Oxford

Elisha Chambers Oxford (1816 - 1890)

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Elisha Chambers "Lish" Oxford
Born in Burke County, North Carolina, USAmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 11 Mar 1841 in Caldwell County, North Carolina, USAmap
Husband of — married about 12 Feb 1880 [location unknown]
Died in Alexander County, North Carolina, USAmap
Profile last modified 8 Aug 2019 | Created 11 Sep 2015
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  • Fought in the Cherokee War in 1836 in Miller's Company 3, North Carolina Militia. While participating in the "Trail of Tears" escorted the Indians to Oklahoma. Received pension WA-3201 for this service. (McNeely)
  • 1847 He and brother Adam Barnes Oxford Sr. moved from Caldwell to Alexander County. (McNeely)
  • 1850, 1860 Alexander County, NC Census. (McNeely
  • 1864 - Enlisted in the North Carolina, Fifth Senior Reserves of the Confederate Army and served as a Captain. (McNeely)
  • 1870, 1880 Alexander County, NC Census. (McNeely)
  • 1887 Wrote his Will which I recorded in the Alexander County Clerk of Courts Office.
  • His tombstone indicates that he was a Mason.
  • Buried at Antioch Baptist Church between his two wives on each side.
  • Children by his second wife Sarah Jane Blair: Iva Mae Oxford (Keller), Hugh Blair Oxford and Bessie Hill Oxford (Sherrill)


  • FindaGrave.com [1]
  • McNeely, Robert Lewis, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, Oxford Family Genealogy, Salt Lake City, UT, Family Heritage Publishing, 2010, Chapter 4 - Page 18,

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