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John William Elsea
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Birth: Oct. 29, 1841
Franklin County
Ohio, USA
Death: May 21, 1926
Adair County
Missouri, USA

widowed, son of John Elsea
d. cert 15349

Census records indicate birth in Virginia.


J.W. Elsea, a pioneer of Adair County, and a well-known farmer, died Friday morning at his home in the Green Grove community in Morrow township, at the age of 84 years. He died of the infirmities of age and he had been in failing health for about a year. He leaves five children, Mrs. Eva Scobee, of Connelsville: Mrs. R. Dudgeon of Connelsville; O.F. Elsea, of LaPlata, and A.D. and E.W. Elsea, of the Green Grove vicinity. His wife died forty years ago and he never re-married. Funeral services were held at Shibley's Point church Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock. The Rev. M. Miller, of Greentop, conducted the services and interment was made in Green Grove cemetery. Mr. Elsea was a man who stood high in the community. He was a member of the Presbyterian church and of Kirksville Lodge 105, A.F. and A.M. A large circle of friends extend sympathy to the bereaved family

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Kirksville, Missouri
May 28, 1926 
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  John David Elsea (1808 - 1876)
  Sarah Catherine Allensworth Elsea (1816 - 1893)
  Mary Elizabeth Elsea (1846 - 1887)
  Eva Mary Elsea Scobee (1872 - 1928)*
  Sarah Jane Elsea Dudgeon (1874 - 1956)*
  John J. Elsea (1877 - 1879)*
  Orville Franklin Elsea (1879 - 1957)*
  Albert Decatur Elsea (1881 - 1949)*
  Dora Willis Elsea (1883 - 1963)*
  Lewis C. Elsea*
  Isaac M. Elsea (____ - 1894)*
  John William Elsea (1841 - 1926)
  Benjamin Franklin Elsea (1846 - 1915)*
*Calculated relationship
Shibleys Point Cemetery
Shibleys Point
Adair County
Missouri, USA
Created by: NE MO
Record added: Oct 25, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60596620
John William Elsea
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