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Elijah Mercer Tharpe, Sr
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Birth: Mar. 4, 1834
Dry Branch
Twiggs County
Georgia, USA
Death: Aug. 29, 1902
Buena Vista
Marion County
Georgia, USA

Elijah Mercer Tharp was a confederate Civil War Soldier and Son of Jeremiah Allen Tharp and Jane Dunn. Elijah first married Georgia Ann McCall, daughter of Charles Hawkins McCall and Temperance Boynton. Elijah and Georgia Ann were married 6 Jan 1857 in Marion County. They had four children: Homer Lowe, Virgil McCall, George and William. Elijah's 2nd marriage was to Georgia Ann's sister Tabitha in 1869 in Buena Vista. They had three children: Leoneda "Neda", Elijah Mercer Jr. and Annie. 
Family links: 
  Jeremiah A. Tharp (1793 - 1870)
  Jane A. Dunn Tharp (1799 - 1843)
  Georgia Ann McCall Tharp (1841 - 1861)
  Tabitha McCall Tharpe (1844 - 1924)
  Virgil McCall Tharpe (1855 - 1901)*
  Homer Lowe Tharpe (1858 - 1930)*
  Leoneda Tharpe Forrester (1870 - 1926)*
  Lucinda Ann Tharp McCall (1820 - 1883)*
  Louisa A. Tharp Pace (1821 - 1848)*
  Jane A. Tharp (1825 - 1843)*
  Elijah Mercer Tharpe (1834 - 1902)
*Calculated relationship
First Baptist Cemetery
Buena Vista
Marion County
Georgia, USA
Maintained by: Denny Roach
Originally Created by: C. T. Lewis
Record added: Sep 15, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 76578778
Elijah Mercer Tharpe, Sr
Added by: Denny Roach
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Thank you for your service to the Confederacy. Rest in peace.
- Jack Prue
 Added: May. 6, 2017
Co. D 6th GA. on Moultrie, GA U.D.C roster also.
- C Bozeman
 Added: Apr. 17, 2015
Than you for your service rom a grateful nation - 1st cousin 4x removed.
- Denny Roach
 Added: Dec. 1, 2011

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