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Benjamin Louis Elrod
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Birth: Jun. 7, 1828
Anderson County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Jan. 4, 1902
Anderson County
Texas, USA

Benjamin Louis Elrod was the son of Elias Franklin Elrod and Mary Howard Douthit Elrod. Born in Anderson Co., SC, he migrated with his wife and children to Dekalb Co., AL by 1860 and to Anderson Co., TX, by 1872. He married Catherine W. MURPHY ~1850 in SC. He and Catherine resided in Anderson Co., TX for the remainder of their lives. Their children included:
Susannah A. Elrod m. John Alexander Evans
Charity Elrod m. Josephy Smith Evans-buried Olive Branch Cem.
Mary Elrod m. Charles Jefferson Poole bur Broyles Chapel Cem., Anderson Co., TX
Elias Murphy Elrod m. Ella Bellzora Gaines buried-Gaines-Elrod Cemetery, Anderson Co., TX
Elizabeth Elrod m. William Ira Rogers; buried Olive Branch Cem.
William Marion Elrod m. Buena Vista "Buna" Rogers buried: Olive Branch Cemetery
Emily J. Elrod m. John C. Quick buried Olive Branch Cem
Charles W. Elrod m. Leila E. Neil
Hester Jane Elrod m. James William Jenson buried Olive Branch Cemetery.
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 Parents:
  Elias Franklin Elrod (1796 - 1878)
  Mary Howard Douthit Elrod (1804 - 1885)
 
 Spouse:
  Catherine W Murphy Elrod (1832 - 1903)
 
 Children:
  Susana A. Elrod Evans (1852 - 1926)*
  Charity Elrod Evans (1855 - 1938)*
  Mary Elrod Poole (1857 - 1933)*
  Elias Murphy Elrod (1860 - 1926)*
  William Marion Elrod (1864 - 1937)*
  Hester J Elrod Jenson (1873 - 1960)*
 
 Siblings:
  James D. Elrod (1824 - 1887)*
  Sarah Elizabeth Elrod Cely (1826 - 1877)*
  Benjamin Louis Elrod (1828 - 1902)
  Abraham Wesley Elrod (1830 - 1916)*
  John Calhoun Elrod (1833 - 1914)*
  George McDuffie Elrod (1835 - 1918)*
  Elias Franklin Elrod (1839 - 1925)*
  Mary Ann Elrod (1842 - 1921)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Olive Branch Cemetery
Brushy Creek
Anderson County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Kloyece Irvin
Originally Created by: Sarah Locklin Taylor
Record added: Dec 18, 2007
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