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Elijah H Bolander
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Birth: Apr., 1817
Brown County
Ohio, USA
Death: Dec. 19, 1902
Livingston County
Missouri, USA

Son of Christopher Bolander and Sariah Yates.

Married Mary Donley December 31, 1835 in Rush County Indiana. Indiana State Library Genealogy-Marriages through 1850.
Children: Charles, Sarah, Cynthia, Matilda, Christopher, Eliza, Mary, Thomas, Lelillrial.

Married Unknown Cox November 23, 1872 in Liviingston County, Missouri. Missouri marriage records.

Married Sarah A Cheyney July 4, 1888 in Chillicothe, Livingston County, Missouri. Missouri Marriage records

Civil War veteran
16 Indiana Corp
Enlisted Rush County, Indiana
November 5, 1861

(Birth month and year
1900 census)

Chillicothe Constitution Tribune Dec 19, 1902

Was a Veteran of the Civil War and Had lived in Chillicothe thirty-two years.

Elijah Bolander, one of the oldest residents of Livingston county died at his home on Hickory street at 5:55 Thursday evening, of old age and general disability.

Mr. Bolander would have been 86 years old next April. He was born in Brown county, Ohio, April 15, 1817, and came to Chillicothe 32 years ago. During a number of years preceeding his death he had been in very feeble health.

Mr. Bolander was a veteran of the civil war, serving in the Sixteenth Indiana volunteers. He had been married three times, his third wife, who was Mrs. Cheney prior to her marriage to him, survives him. Eleven children were born to him of his first marriage and by his second and third marriages he became the step-father of fourteen children, making him the father and step-father to twenty-five children.

Funeral from the family residence Saturday at 9 o'clock, R. H. Ellett, officiating; burial in Jones cemetery.

(Actually buried in Burnside cemetery in Livingston county Missouri).
Family links: 
  Sariah Yates/Bolander Stoner (1794 - 1848)
  Sarah Amaranth Scharnhorst Bolander (1850 - 1933)
  Thomas Lenard Bolander (1857 - 1916)*
  Elijah H Bolander (1817 - 1902)
  Elizabeth Stoner Day (1827 - 1872)*
  Daniel Stoner (1829 - 1911)*
  John Bolander Stoner (1830 - 1879)*
  Susan Stoner Day (1832 - 1870)*
  Eliza Stoner Perkins (1834 - 1873)*
*Calculated relationship

Corpl Eli Bolander
Co F
15 Ind Inf

Burnside Cemetery
Livingston County
Missouri, USA
Created by: Treva Poe
Record added: Sep 02, 2010
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Elijah H Bolander
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Elijah H Bolander
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Elijah H Bolander
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 Added: Nov. 11, 2011

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