- Born: Cir 1837, , Clark County, Illinois, United States 1
Noted events in his life were:
• Census: U.S. Federal, 6 Dec 1950, , Edgar County, Illinois, United States. 1
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.