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Almeda A. Moorhead Elam
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Birth: 1823
Lincoln County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jun., 1857
Coryell County
Texas, USA

Exerpt from "Moorhead-Smith." "Families of Coryell County, Texas." Compiled by Coryell Museum and Historical Center, Gatesville, Texas. 2004.--

"...Almeda A. Moorhead was born 1823 in Lincoln Coun-
ty. She married Charles Wheaton Elam, son of William
Jefferson and Cynthia Lucy (Wheaton) Elam. They had
4 sons and 2 daughters. Almeda died 1857; the following
year, Charles was killed by Comanche Indians near his
home by Stampede Mountain, Coryell County. The six
Elam children then lived with their grandparents, William
and Frances (Moorhead)..."

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From 1860, 1870, and 1880 Coryell County, Texas U.S. Federal Census Records:
Children of Charles and Almeda Elam living with their grandparents (William and Frances Moorhead):
William J., born c1850 in LA; Theresa, born c1847 in LA; James P.,born c1851 in LA; Cynthia Jane, born c1855 in LA; Franklin P., born c1857 in TX.


 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William M Moorhead (1794 - 1875)
  Frances Smith Moorhead (1796 - 1875)
 
 Spouse:
  Charles Wheaton Elam (1823 - 1858)*
 
 Children:
  Joseph Barton Elam (1851 - 1898)*
  James Pamplin Elam (1852 - 1916)*
  Cynthia Jane Elam (1855 - 1880)*
 
 Siblings:
  James Henry Moorhead (1822 - 1869)*
  Almeda A. Moorhead Elam (1823 - 1857)
  William W Moorhead (1825 - 1895)*
  Mary Delilah Moorhead (1831 - 1906)*
  Canzada Beersheba Moorhead Baker (1832 - 1904)*
  Nancy Caroline D. Moorhead Morris (1834 - ____)*
  Martha Jane Moorhead Wilson (1839 - 1931)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Restland Cemetery
Gatesville
Coryell County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: SHERRY LAWRENCE
Record added: Jun 21, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 92305812
Almeda A. <i>Moorhead</i> Elam
Added by: SHERRY LAWRENCE
 
Almeda A. <i>Moorhead</i> Elam
Added by: SHERRY LAWRENCE
 
Almeda A. <i>Moorhead</i> Elam
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