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Elvira Jane Foreman Cottom
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Birth: Oct. 24, 1837
Pope County
Illinois, USA
Death: Feb. 23, 1905
Perry County
Illinois, USA

Elvira Jane was the oldest of nine known children of William Percy & Margaret Minerva Hanna Foreman. She was born in Pope Co IL on Oct 24, 1837 and died in Denmark, Perry Co IL on Feb 23, 1905.

She was married three times; first to Thomas Jefferson Glass [son of Hugh Berry & Amanda Malvina Fitzellen Mitchell Glass] on Oct 5, 1854 in Pope Co IL, they had two known son: John Alvarado "Jack" & Richard T. "Uncle Pete" Glass.

Her second marriage was to John W. Dillard on May 17, 1863 in Pope Co IL, they had five known children: Dora, Frederick William, Ada Florence, Minerva Elizabeth "Bess" and Sarah Estella Dillard. John died in Perry Co IL about 1879 and was buried in the Foreman Cemetery in Pope Co IL.

Elvira Jane married Simon Cottom in Perry Co IL on May 23, 1880. No known children. 
Family links: 
  William Percy Foreman (1812 - 1899)
  Margaret Minerva Hanna Foreman (1820 - 1858)
  John W. Dillard (1833 - 1879)
  Simon William Cottom (1817 - 1891)
  Elvira Jane Foreman Cottom (1837 - 1905)
  Mary Laura Foreman Cates (1841 - 1885)*
  Josephine Foreman Bigham (1848 - 1920)*
  Millis Pinckney Foreman (1850 - 1940)*
  Sidney Foreman (1854 - 1862)*
  Jessie Pitt Foreman (1854 - 1872)*
  William Minerva Foreman (1858 - 1861)*
  Ruth Foreman (1866 - 1866)**
  Mary Orvil Foreman Clore (1868 - 1918)**
  Clinton Foreman (1870 - 1896)**
  Hillis Foreman (1873 - 1873)**
  Frank Hillis Foreman (1873 - 1940)**
  Myrtle Belle Foreman Hombirg (1878 - 1945)**
*Calculated relationship
Cottom Cemetery
Perry County
Illinois, USA
Maintained by: Judy Foreman Lee
Originally Created by: Renee
Record added: May 05, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10919622
Elvira Jane <i>Foreman</i> Cottom
Added by: Judy Foreman Lee
Elvira Jane <i>Foreman</i> Cottom
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- Evette Dingle-Smith
 Added: Mar. 8, 2015
Aunt Elvira, I finally found your picture again.
- Judy Foreman Lee
 Added: Aug. 31, 2012
Rest in Peace, dear Aunt Elvira Jane.
- Judy Foreman Lee
 Added: Nov. 15, 2011
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