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Elisha Fly Capps
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Birth: Apr. 13, 1824
Carroll County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jun. 12, 1891
Dent County
Missouri, USA

Elisha was the Gr,Gr Grandfather of Judy Johnson. He was the son of William Rogers Capps & Lucy Fly. The FLY name is not Indian; the name can be traced back to England, but Elisha's maternal Great Grandmother married a Cherokee Indian and possibly his Grandmother also. Elisha was a gentle, self-taught, intelligent man. He married Mary Ann Stout July 8, 1849 in Carroll Co., TN. She was the daughter of Lemuel & Polly (Capps) Stout. They moved from TN to Dent Co., MO with their 4 children in 1855; their other 5 children were born in MO. When Mary Ann insisted that Elisha 'do away with' the man who twice impregnated their oldest daughter, and he would not do her bidding, she left him and went to Texas Co., MO. Mary Ann is buried at Ray Cem. in Texas Co. Besides the daughter, Alice, they had 8 other children: William Lemuel, H.Granville, John A., Stephen Andrew, Albert S., Frances, Calthy Jane, and Matilda E.'Kit'. 
 
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 Spouses:
  Mary Ann Stout Capps (1829 - 1893)*
  Mary Ann Stout Capps (1829 - 1893)*
 
 Children:
  Alice Vandalia Lucy Capps Dunn (1850 - 1913)*
  William Lemuel Capps (1854 - 1936)*
  Sarah Frances Capps Marr (1856 - 1917)*
  Henry Granville Capps (1857 - 1940)*
  Albert Samuel Capps (1860 - 1930)*
  John Anderson Capps (1863 - 1941)*
  Stephen Andrew Capps (1863 - 1934)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Anutt Cemetery
Anutt
Dent County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: Judy Johnson
Record added: Feb 22, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18024079
Elisha Fly Capps
Added by: Judy Johnson
 
 
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- DreamWalk
 Added: Aug. 21, 2015
RIP gentle soul from a descendant of Wm & Lucy Fly Capps
- Annette Capps Holmes
 Added: Sep. 27, 2014

- Summer
 Added: Jul. 7, 2011
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