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Elizabeth Harrison DeBolt Delcour
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Birth: May 8, 1850
Wood County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Oct. 1, 1929
Sullivan
Franklin County
Missouri, USA

Death Certificate No. 33428 states that she was accidentally struck and crushed by a Frisco Passenger Train No. 2 and buried at the Odd Fellows Cemetery in Sullivan, Mo. She was the daughter of Benjamin DeBolt and Dorcas Wood who were both born in West Virginia. (death certificate# 33428)

(Note: Contrary to Elizabeth's death certificate, Benjamin and Darcus were actually both born in Pennsylvania.)

Elizabeth DeBolt Harrison Delcour was 7th of 10 children born to Benjamin DeBolt and Darcus Wood in Wood County, West Virginia. When her mother died in 1855, her father Benjamin parceled out all the younger children to relatives and neighbors. Elizabeth was raised by neighbors, the Wilkerson family. In the 1860's, they moved from West Virginia to Ohio and then on to Missouri.

Elizabeth married Hugh Frazier Harrison in 1868 in Crawford County, Missouri. With him she had 5 children. Hugh died in 1883.

In 1892, Elizabeth married William M. Fisher in Butler County, Missouri. That marriage was annulled in 1897 in Clay County, Missouri due to abandonment.

In 1900, Elizabeth married Solomon Wood in Crawford County, Missouri. That marriage ended in divorce in 1905 in Crawford County, Missouri.

Next Elizabeth married Hugh A. Harrison in 1905 in Phelps County, Missouri. It is unclear how this married ended.

Last, Elizabeth married Edward Edmond Delcour in Crawford County, Missouri in 1914. Edward died in 1923, however Elizabeth was living by herself in Franklin County, Missouri by the time of the 1920 Census.

In 1929 she was struck and killed by a train. Apparently she was returning home from the store with groceries and tried to beat the train across the tracks.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Darcus Wood Debolt (1816 - 1855)
 
 Spouses:
  Hugh Frazier Harrison (1847 - 1883)
  Edward Delcour (1844 - 1923)*
 
 Children:
  Benjamin Frazier Harrison (1869 - 1928)*
  William Elery Harrison (1871 - 1954)*
  Ethel May Harrison Pesch (1875 - 1939)*
  Katherine Harrison Gillespie (1878 - 1945)*
 
 Siblings:
  Charity Ann DeBolt White (1843 - 1904)*
  Lydia DeBolt Chamberlain (1846 - 1925)*
  William DeBolt (1847 - 1930)*
  Nancy Debolt Sinclair (1848 - 1929)*
  Elizabeth Harrison DeBolt Delcour (1850 - 1929)
  Nicholas Robert DeBolt (1853 - 1933)*
  John T. Debolt (1855 - 1907)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sullivan IOOF Cemetery
Sullivan
Franklin County
Missouri, USA
 
Maintained by: Melissa Teichman
Originally Created by: Mary Lambert
Record added: Jul 23, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28481416
Elizabeth Harrison <i>DeBolt</i> Delcour
Added by: Dennis Hellebusch
 
 
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- Mary Lambert
 Added: Jan. 6, 2011
 
 
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