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Thomas ELDREDGE
(1782-1843)
Lois OTIS
(1788-1828)
Levi CLAPP
(Abt 1808-1839)
Mary BURRIS
(Abt 1808-1841)
Otis ELDREDGE
(1822-1896)
Catharine CLAPP
(1827-1903)
Levi Thomas ELDREDGE
(1845-1925)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Effie Jane McNELONS

Levi Thomas ELDREDGE

  • Born: Jan 1845, , Clark County, Illinois, United States 2 3
  • Marriage: Effie Jane McNELONS about 1 Oct 1879 1
  • Died: 1 Sep 1925, , Madison County, Arkansas, United States at age 80 3
  • Buried: Spoke Plant, Johnson County, Arkansas, United States 3
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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Alt. Birth, 15 Jan 1844, , , Illinois, United States.

Alt. Birth, 16 Jan 1844. 4

Census: U.S. Federal, 6 Dec 1850, , Edgar County, Illinois, United States. 2

Census: U.S. Federal, 28 Jun 1860, , Edgar County, Illinois, United States. 5

Census: U.S. Federal, 12 Jun 1900, Hill Township, Johnson County, Arkansas, United States. 1

Census: U.S. Federal Census, 11 May 1910, Hill Township, Johnson County, Arkansas, United States. 6

Census: U.S. Federal, 2 Mar 1920, Mulberry Township, Johnson County, Arkansas, United States. 7

Residence: District #72, Patterson Springs, 1890, , Johnson County, Arkansas, United States. 8


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Levi married Effie Jane McNELONS, daughter of Franklin McNELONS and Jane CONNER, about 1 Oct 1879.1 (Effie Jane McNELONS was born in 1855 in , , Missouri, United States,3 6 9 10 died on 3 Dec 1939 in , Madison County, Arkansas, United States 3 10 and was buried in Spoke Plant, Johnson County, Arkansas, United States 3 10.)

bullet  Noted events in their marriage were:

Alt. Marriage: , Edgar County, Illinois, United States.


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Sources


1 1900 U.S. census, Johnson, Arkansas population schedule, Hill, enumeration district (ED) 36, p. 36, dwelling 86, family 86, Levi T. Eldrege; digital images, Ancestry(www.ancestry.com : accessed 5 Dec 2009); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T623, roll 64;
Levi T. Eldrege, 55, was living with his wife, Etha J., 44, and children, Otis, 17, Joseph, 12, Mary J., 14, James M., 13, Marshall M., 8, and Thomas, 7 months old and Hill Township, Johnson County, Arkansas. We was a farmer. He and Etha had been married 20 years and Etha had borne eight children, all of which were living. He was born in Illinois, his father in Ohio, and his mother in Illinois. Etha was born in Missouri, her father in Ireland, and mother in Indiana. The children were all born in Arkansas. Otis, Joseph and Mary J. could all read and write as could their parents. Levi owned his farm free of mortgage. His farm was enumerated on farm schedule 63.

2 1850 U.S. census, Edgar, Illinois population schedule, District Nineteen, dwelling 1402, family 1443, Otis Eldredge; digital images, Ancestry(www.ancestry); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm M432, roll 105;
Otis, 29 and born in Stark County, Ohio, was living with his wife, Catherine, 23 and born in Edgar County, Illinois, and children, Levi, 6 and born in Clark County, Illinois, Harvey, 2, Clarinda, 11 months, both born in Edgar County, Illinois. Leonard, 17, and Edmond Clapp, 13, laborers both born in Clark County, Illinois, were also living in the household. Otis owned $200 in real property. Catherine could not read or write. Leonard and Edmond had attended school in the last year.

3 Autumn Dipert Brown Photograph, 2006; digital image, privately held by Autumn Dipert Brown, [ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE,] Greensboro, North Carolina;
Effie J. Eldredge
Aug. 1, 1855
Dec. 3, 1939

Levi T. Eldredge
Jan. 16, 1844
Sept. 1, 1925;
Photographs taken on trip by Autumn Dipert Brown to Madison and Johnson Counties, Arkansas on 31 Aug 2006.

4 Hope Hodgdon Creek, "Madison County, Arkansas Cemeteries, Annotated-Illustrated-Indexed, Volume IV of the Boston, Dutton, Pettigrew, Kilgore Gap, Radford (nr Red Star), Pine Grove (nr Spoke Plant) and Evans (Johnson County) areas" (typescript, 2001, Autumn Dipert Brown, Greensboro), p. 158;

"Edredge, Levi T. (Thomas Sr.) 16 Jan 1844 1 Sep 1925"

5 1860 U.S. census, Edgar, Illinois population schedule, Simms, p. 89, dwelling 641, family 620, Otis Eldridge; digital images, Ancestry.com(www.ancestry.com); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm M653, roll 176;
Otis Eldridge, 38, a farmer, and his wife, Catherine, 34, was living with Levi, 15, a farm laborer, Harvey, 12, Clarinda, 11, Sylvester, 8, Eugenia, 4, Martin, 3, Mandana, 1 in Simms Township, Edgar County, Illinois. He owned $1,500 in real property and $734 in personal property. Otis was born in Ohio but Catherine and all the children were born in Illinois. The oldest four children had attended school in the last year.

6 1910 U.S. census, Johnson, Arkansas population schedule, Hill, enumeration district (ED) 57, p. 9B, dwelling 105, family 105, Levi T. Eldredge; digital images, Ancestry(www.ancestry.com : accessed 24 Dec 2009); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T624, roll 54;
Levi T. Eldredge, 65, a farmer, and his wife, Effie J., 55, were living with their children, Robert C., 31, William H., 28, and Levi T., 12 and William's wife, Blanche, 37, and their son, Jeff Davis, 5, in Hill Township, Johnson County, Arkansas. Levi and Effie had been married 30 years and Effie had born nine children, eight of whom were living. William H. and Blanche had been married eight years and Blanche had borne four children only one of which survived, her son, Jeff Davis Eldredge. The sons, Robert C. and Levi T. were single. Levi was born in Illinois, his father in Ohio and mother in Illinois. Effie was born in Missouri, her father in Ireland and mother in Indiana. William was born in Texas but Robert C. and Levi T. were born in Arkansas. Blanche was born in Arkansas as was her father and son but her mother was born in Illinois. The sons all work as farmers. All of the adults could read and write.

7 1920 U.S. census, Johnson, Arkansas population schedule, Mulberry, enumeration district (ED) 62, p. 3A, dwelling 22, family 24, Otis Eldrige; digital images, Ancestry(www.ancestry : accessed 22 Aug 2008); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T625, roll 68;
Otis Eldrige is 37 and is married to Emma, age 34. They have nine children living with them: Chester, age 13, Esther, age 11, Desta, age 8, Elmer, age 6, Estell, age 4, Evertt, age 2, and Vester, age 3/12. He, Emma and the children were all born in Arkansas. His father, Levi, age 75, was born in Illinois and mother, Effie, age 63, was born in Missouri. Both are living with Otis and Emma. He was a farmer and could read and write.

8 Johnson County Historical Society, editor, Johnson County, Arkansas, 1890 Personal Property Tax Book (Conway, Arkansas: Arkansas Research, Inc., 2001), 67.

9 1860 U.S. census, Webster, Missouri population schedule, Finley, dwelling 908, family 904, Joseph H. Conner; digital images, Ancestry.com(www.ancestry.com); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm M653, roll 660;
Joseph (aged 57, TN) and Effie (aged 65, NC) live with their children, Caroline (aged 18, MO) and Joseph (aged 14, MO) and their grandaughter, Effie (aged 4, MO), Jane's daughter. The post office was Norma. He is a farmer and owns $920 in real property and $555 in personal property. Grandmother Effie can read and write and both children have attended school.

10 Hope Hodgdon Creek, "Madison County, Arkansas Cemeteries, Annotated-Illustrated-Indexed, Volume IV of the Boston, Dutton, Pettigrew, Kilgore Gap, Radford (nr Red Star), Pine Grove (nr Spoke Plant) and Evans (Johnson County) areas" (typescript, 2001, Autumn Dipert Brown, Greensboro), p. 158.



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