|Birth: ||Jan. 2, 1841|
|Death: ||Dec. 19, 1914|
Elihu was born January 1, 1841, in Tennessee, son of L. Morris and Lucinda Blakeley, both also born in that state. He died December 19, 1914, at his home at 1802 East 33rd Street in Tacoma, Washington, aged 73 years, 11 months and 18 days, and was buried there in Oak Wood Cemetery.
Elihu was married twice, with his first marriage shortly after the war to Ellen Moore, who died at North Bend, Oregon, August 12, 1875. No known children.
On June 8, 1878 Elihu was united in marriage to the widow Elizabeth J. Tribbey in a ceremony performed by Austin Fuller at Plymouth, Marshall County, Indiana. She was born in about 1846, died October 16, 1917, at the family residence at 1802 East 33rd Street in Tacoma. Her burial site is unknown, but was probably beside her husband in Oak Wood Cemetery in Tacoma. Their children were: Arbin Sidney, b. 9 Mar 1879; Mabel, b. 23 Feb 1881; & Walter Leroy, b. 21 Aug 1883.
This was the second marriage for Elizabeth. Her first marriage was in 1868 at Plymouth, Indiana, when she was married by Reverend Austin Fuller to Ira Tribbey, who died in 1874 of 1875. He was a Civil War veteran, having served in Company K, 13th Indiana Infantry, from January 29, 1862 to May 18, 1865.
Oakwood Hill Cemetery
Created by: John Christeson
Record added: Aug 24, 2003
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A Civil War veteran of Company C, 20th Indiana Infantry.|
Elihu enlisted June 25, 1861, at Plymouth, Indiana, to serve three years as a Private in the 20th Indiana Infantry. On July 22, 1861, he was mustered into Federal service with Company C at La...(Read more)
Added: Aug. 24, 2003