Margaret Angeline THOMAS
(1858-1938)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Harvey Sylvester ELDREDGE

  • Minnie M. ELDREDGE
  • William H. ELDREDGE
  • Carrie R. ELDREDGE
  • ? M. ELDREDGE
  • Grover A. ELDREDGE
  • Charles D. ELDREDGE
  • James Owen ELDREDGE
  • Frank L. ELDREDGE
  • Russell R. ELDREDGE
  • Galmon B. ELDREDGE
  • Dana O. ELDREDGE
  • Chester Page ELDREDGE

Margaret Angeline THOMAS

  • Born: Mar 1858 1 2 3
  • Marriage: Harvey Sylvester ELDREDGE circa 1877 1
  • Died: 1938 at age 80 2 3
  • Buried: Symmes, Edgar County, Illinois, United States 3
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bullet  Noted events in her life were:

Census: U.S. Federal, 19 Jun 1880, Symmes, Edgar County, Illinois, United States. 4

Census: U.S. Federal, 7 Jun 1900, Symmes, Edgar County, Illinois, United States. 1

Census: U.S. Federal, 26 Apr 1910, Symmes, Edgar County, Illinois, United States. 5

Census: U.S. Federal, 15 Jan 1920, Symmes, Edgar County, Illinois, United States. 6

Census: U.S. Federal, 18 Apr 1930, Symmes, Edgar County, Illinois, United States. 7


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Margaret married Harvey Sylvester ELDREDGE, son of Otis ELDREDGE and Catharine CLAPP, circa 1877.1 (Harvey Sylvester ELDREDGE was born on 5 Jun 1852 in Symmes, Edgar County, Illinois, United States,1 3 4 died on 16 Dec 1942 in , Edgar County, Illinois, United States 2 3 and was buried in Symmes, Edgar County, Illinois, United States 3.)


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Sources


1 1900 U.S. census, Edgar, Illinois population schedule, Symmes, enumeration district (ED) 76, p. 5A, dwelling 89, family 90, Sylvester Eldridge; digital images, Ancestry.com(www.ancestry.com : accessed 29 Dec 2009); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T623, roll 299;
Sylvester, a 48 year old farmer born Jun 1852, was living with his wife, Margaret A., 42 born Mar 1858, William H., 20 born Jun 1880, Carrie R., 19 born Mar 1881, ? M., 17 born Aug 1882, Grover A., 15 born Aug 1884, Charles D., 14 born Nov 1885, James O., 10 born Sep 1889, Frank L., 8 born Sep 1891, Russel R., 7 born Nov 1892, Galman B., 4 born Aug 1895, and Dana O., 2 born May 1898 in Symmes Township, Edgar County, Illinois. Sylvester and Margaret had been married 23 years and Margaret had born 11 children, all of whom were living. Sylvester was born in Illinois, his father in Ohio and mother in Illinois. Margaret was born in Missouri, her father in Kentucky, and mother in Iowa. The children were all born in Illinois. He owned his farm which was mortgaged. The farm was enumerated on schedule #75. The four youngest children could not read and write although Grover, Charles, James, Frank and Russel had attended school.

2 database and images, Find A Grave(www.findagrave.com : accessed 26 Dec 2009); Elledge Holley Cemetery, Sylvester Eldredge; http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=11816259; Eldredge
SylvesterMargaret A.
1852-19421858-1938

3 [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

4 1880 U.S. census, Edgar, Illinois population schedule, Symmes, enumeration district (ED) 105, p. 22, dwelling 188, family 209, Sylvester Eldridge; digital images, Ancestry(www.ancestry.com : accessed 2 Jan 2010); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T9, roll 205;
Sylvester, a 28 year old farmer, was living with his wife, Margarette, 22, and children, Minnie M., 1, and William H., five months in Symmes, Edgar County, Illinois, one household from his parents, Otis and Catherine Eldridge. He was born in Illinois, his father in Ohio and mother in Illinois. Margarette was born in Missouri, her father in Kentucky, and mother in Iowa. The children were born in Illinois.

5 1910 U.S. census, Edgar, Illinois population schedule, Symmes, enumeration district (ED) 57, p. 8B, dwelling 125, family 127, Sylvester Eldredge; digital images, Ancestry(www.ancestry.com : accessed 1 Jan 2010); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T624, roll 286;
Sylvester, a 57 year old farmer , was living with his wife, Margaret A., 52, and children, Owen J., 20, Frank L., 18, Russel R., 17, Galman B., 14, Dana O., 11 in Symmes Township, Edgar County, Illinois. The couple had been married 33 years. Margaret had born eleven children all of whom were living. Sylvester was born in Illinois, his father in Ohio and mother in Illinois. Margaret was born in Missouri, her father in Iowa and mother in Kentucky. All the children were born in Illinois. Russel, Galman and Dena attended school and the entire family could read and write. He owned the farm which was mortgaged.

6 1920 U.S. census, Edgar, Illinois population schedule, Symmes, enumeration district (ED) 61, p. 6A, dwelling 122, family 122, Sylvester Eldredge; digital images, Ancestry(www.ancestry : accessed 1 Jan 2010); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T625, roll 367;
Sylvester, 67, a farmer, was living with his wife, Margaret, 61, son, Owen, 30, and grandson, Chester, 12, in Symmes Township, Edgar County, Illinois. He was born in Illinois, his father in Ohio and mother in Illinois. Margaret was born in Missouri, her father in Kentucky and mother in Illinois. Owen and Chester were both born in Illinois as were Chester's parents. Chester had attended school and everyone in the family could read and write. He owned his farm although it was mortgaged and it was enumerated on schedule 94.

7 1930 U.S. census, Edgar, Illinios population schedule, Symmes, enumeration district (ED) 26, p. 9B, dwelling 235, family 237, Sylvester Elldredge; digital images, Ancestry(www.ancestry.com : accessed 3 Jan 2010); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T626, roll 513;
Sylvester, 77, who was no longer working, and his wife, Margaret, 72, were living with their son, Owen, 40, a bridge constructor, and his grandson, Dean, 14. Also living in the household was Joseph Parrish, 82. He owned real property valued at $2,500. The household was not living on a farm. Sylvester and Margaret married when age 25 and 20 respectively. Mr. Parrish was married at the age of 24. He was not listed as a widower. Sylvester was born in Illinois, his father in Ohio and mother in Illinois. Margaret was born in Missouri, her father in Kentucky, and her mother in Illinois. Owen was born in Illinois. Dean was also born in Illinois as were his parents. Mr. Parrish was born in Illinois, his father in Tennessee, and mother in Illinois. None of the men in the family had served in the military.



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