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Elliott Fulton Isbell
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Birth: Feb. 28, 1846
Jo Daviess County
Illinois, USA
Death: Apr., 1900
Mono County
California, USA

E. F. Isbell died at Lundy last week, aged 60 years. (Walker Lake Bulletin (Hawthorne, NV), 4/11/1900)

Note: Mr. Isbell was a Civil War veteran, received approval for a pension a short time before his death. He had made his application for it in 1898.

Civil War Service Record:
Private, Co. M, 17th Illinois Cavalry

Cautionary Note: Mr. Isbell might have been taken to the Mono Lake Cemetery for burial, or to Bodie or to Bridgeport. The Lundy cemetery, if it can even be found today, was not in very good condition when I saw it in the late 1990s.

Information Updated 2/22/2014:

Email from Genie Angel (#18900462):

"Elliott Fulton Isbell was the son of Elliott Temple Isbell and his wife Dorcas Bounds Steeley. He was born February 28, 1846 in Jo Daviess County, Illinois."


1875 Nevada State Census, Storey County: (possible) -- Isbell, male, 29 yrs, Miner, b. Illinois

1880 Census, Homer Township, Mono County, California:
Elliott F. Isbell, 34 yrs, Married, Miner, b. Illinois, Parents both born Kentucky; Anna Isbell, wife, 28 yrs, Keeping House, b. Wisconsin, Parents both b. Wisconsin

Note: In the 1900 Census at Homer Township, Mono County, California was William E. Isbell, b. May 1869, 31 yrs, Single, b. Wisconsin, Father b. Illinois, Mother b. Wisconsin, Miner of Ores. William worked for the Chrystal Lake Gold Mining Company. In 1880, William resided in the home of his grandparents, named as Elliott T. Isbell and Annie Isbell, at Guilford, Jo Daviess County, Illinois. The California Death Index (1940-1997) lists William E. Isbell, b. May 3, 1870, Wisconsin, d. Sep 23, 1944, Humboldt County, Mother Maiden Name-Haden

From various California County Great Registers of Voters:

1882 Mono County: Elliott Fulton Isbell, 38 yrs, b. Illinois, Miner, Residence-Bennettville, Registered-9/11/1882

1886 Tuolumne County: Elliott Isbell, 37 yrs, b. Illinois, Miner, Residence-Sonora, Registered-7/30/1886

1892 Mono County: Elliott Fulton Isbell, 43 yrs, Height-5' 11 3/4", Eyes-Blue, Hair-Brown, Miner, b. Illinois, Residence-Lundy, Precinct-Lundy, Registered-10/14/1892
Family links: 
  Elliott Temple Isbell (1813 - 1882)
  Dorcus Bounds Steeley Isbell (1818 - 1849)
  Jason Benjamin Isbell (1839 - 1888)*
  Elliott Fulton Isbell (1846 - 1900)
  Annie Caroline Isbell McLean (1853 - 1936)**
*Calculated relationship
Lundy Cemetery
Mono County
California, USA
Plot: Grave location unknown
Created by: Sue
Record added: Jan 03, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 103040768
Elliott Fulton Isbell
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 Added: Feb. 21, 2014

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