John CLAPP
(1783-Abt 1867)
Catherine TURKNETT
(Abt 1792-1827)
William BURRIS
(Abt 1780-Bef 1850)
Nancy PINKSTON
(Between 1778-1857)
Levi CLAPP
(Abt 1808-1839)
Mary BURRIS
(Abt 1808-1841)
Catharine CLAPP
(1827-1903)

 

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Otis ELDREDGE

Catharine CLAPP

  • Born: 23 Jan 1827, , Edgar County, Illinois, United States 3 4
  • Marriage: Otis ELDREDGE on 22 Dec 1842 in , Clark County, Illinois, United States 1 2
  • Died: 26 Apr 1903, , Edgar County, Illinois, United States at age 76 4
  • Buried: Symmes, Edgar County, Illinois, United States 4
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Alt. Birth: , , Illinois, United States. 5

Census: U.S. Federal, 6 Dec 1850, , Edgar County, Illinois, United States. 3

Census: U.S. Federal, 28 Jun 1860, , Edgar County, Illinois, United States. 6

Census: U.S. Federal, 24 Aug 1870, Sims Township, Edgar County, Illinois. 7

Census: U.S. Federal, 19 Jun 1880, Symmes, Edgar County, Illinois, United States. 8


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Catharine married Otis ELDREDGE, son of Thomas ELDREDGE and Lois OTIS, on 22 Dec 1842 in , Clark County, Illinois, United States.1 2 (Otis ELDREDGE was born on 7 Jan 1822 in , Stark County, Ohio, United States,3 4 9 died on 3 Jun 1896 in , Edgar County, Illinois, United States 4 and was buried in Symmes, Edgar County, Illinois, United States 4.)


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1 Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT, Microfilm #1306059. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT, Microfilm #1306059, Married 22 Dec 1842 in Clark County, Illinois.

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2 History of Edgar County, Illinois (1879) (Chicago, Illinois: Wm. Le Baron, Jr. & Company, 1879), 669;
OTIS ELDREDGE, farmer and stock-grower, Sec. 16; P. O. Paris; is a native of Stark Co., Ohio; was born Jan. 7, 1822; lived there until the age of 18; then moved to Clark Co., Ill; this was in 1839; remained there until 1842, then came to Edgar Co., where he has since lived, and on the same farm where he now resides; during his boyhood, he had but little chance of getting an education, but by home study and some perseverance, he became a fair scholar. Was married Dec. 22, 1842, to Miss Catherine Clapp, of Edgar Co; they have a family of nine children \emdash five boys and four girls. He began business for himself at the age of 21; had no material assistance from his father, but by hard work, economy and good management, he now has a farm of 217 acres of good land, well improved, valued at about $40 per acre. Mr. Eldredge is one of the old pioneers, having lived in the county thirty-six years; has seen and helped to make many of the improvements in the development of it; has always been a friend to churches, schools and the poor; he is a man that has earned a good name and reputation by having been honest and. upright in his business transactions; is a sociable, genial gentleman and known as one among the more prominent and better class of citizens of Edgar Co.

3 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.

4 [Mrs. Carl A. Ritchie, Mrs. Ernest Stephens], editor, Interments in Grove Hill Cemetery, Morrison-Illinois; Edgar County Cemeteries, Paris Illinois (Illinois: Daughters of the American Revolution, 1959-1960), Elledge-Holley Cemetery: 2;
Eldredge, Sylvestor)same1852-19
Margaret A.) stone1858-1938
Otis)sameb Jan. 7, 1822 d June 3, 1898
Catherine) stoneb Jan 23, 1827d Apr. 26, 1903
Maxb Feb. 1, 1922d Feb. 24, 1922
Pauletta Fayb Feb. 3, 1942d Mar. 8, 1942
Ella, wife of Otis1862-1917

5 1900 United States Federal Census.

6 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.

7 1870 U.S. census, Edgar, Illinois population schedule, Sims, p. 16, dwelling 123, family 113, Otis Eldridge; digital images, Ancestry(www.ancestry.com); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm M593, roll 218;
Otis Eldridge, a 48 year old farmer, was living with his wife, Catherine, 43, and children, Sylvester, 18, Clarinda, 20, Eugenia, 15, Martin, 13, Mandana, 11, Otis, Jr., 9, Harriet, 6 in Sims Township, Edgar County, Illinois. His real property was valued at $2,000 and personal property at $2,000. He was born in Ohio but Catherine and all the children were born in Illinois. All of the children except Harriet had attended school within the last year.

8 1880 U.S. census, Edgar, Illinois population schedule, Symmes, enumeration district (ED) 105, p. 22, dwelling 187, family 208, Otis Eldridge; digital images, Ancestry(www.ancestry.com : accessed 29 Dec 2009); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T9, roll 205;
Otis, a 58 year old farmer, and his wife, Catherine, 53, are living with their children, Otis, 19, and Hattie, 16, in Symmes Township, Edgar County, Illinois. Otis, Sr. was born in Ohio, his father in New York and mother in New Hampshire. Catherine was born in Illinois, her father in Kentucky and mother in North Carolina. The children were both born in Illinois.

9 History of Edgar County, Illinois (1879) (Chicago, Illinois: Wm. Le Baron, Jr. & Company, 1879), 669;
OTIS ELDREDGE, farmer and stock-grower, Sec. 16; P. O. Paris; is a native of Stark Co., Ohio; was born Jan. 7, 1822; lived there until the age of 18; then moved to Clark Co., Ill; this was in 1839; remained there until 1842, then came to Edgar Co., where he has since lived, and on the same farm where he now resides; during his boyhood, he had but little chance of getting an education, but by home study and some perseverance, he became a fair scholar. Was married Dec. 22, 1842, to Miss Catherine Clapp, of Edgar Co; they have a family of nine children \emdash five boys and four girls. He began business for himself at the age of 21; had no material assistance from his father, but by hard work, economy and good management, he now has a farm of 217 acres of good land, well improved, valued at about $40 per acre. Mr. Eldredge is one of the old pioneers, having lived in the county thirty-six years; has seen and helped to make many of the improvements in the development of it; has always been a friend to churches, schools and the poor; he is a man that has earned a good name and reputation by having been honest and. upright in his business transactions; is a sociable, genial gentleman and known as one among the more prominent and better class of citizens of Edgar Co.



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