|Birth: ||Dec. 17, 1866|
|Death: ||Dec. 13, 1961|
His ancestors, Robert Elwood from Ireland to PA in late 1700's. Henry Shaw Elwood b. 1789 PA. Lived in, OH and IA also. William's father Azariah Sinclair Elwood b. 1827 Ohio. Lived in OH, IA and Colorado. William's mother, Mary Elizabeth Howard born in NY.
William's father, Azariah was in the civil war, Company E, 40th Regament, Iowa Volunteer Infantry. Later he was a doctor in Monroe, Iowa, Golden, Colorado and Denver, Colorado.
William Henry Elwood did some mining in Colorado and drove stage coach out of Cripple Creek, Colorado. He later made his way to California, and ended up in the Ceres, Modesto, area. At some point, he met my grandfather, and later started to work for him. He was a good, kind man and we all loved him.
Azariah Sinclair Elwood (1827 - 1906)
Ceres Memorial Park
Plot: Section A Tier 3 grave 7
Created by: Teri Johnson
Record added: Jan 16, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5143163
Added: Jan. 9, 2008