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 Elon Farnsworth

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Elon Farnsworth

Birth
Woodstock, Windsor County, Vermont, USA
Death 24 Mar 1877 (aged 78)
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA
Burial Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 12140857 · View Source
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Elon Farnsworth was born to Stephen Farnsworth & Deborah Farnsworth in the beautiful area of Woodstock,Vermont Feb 1799 and died in Detroit, 24 Mar 1877. His father was a farmer.

Elon became a politician and a businessman. He served as a Member of the Michigan Territorial Council's 1st District from 1834 to 1835, Candidate for Governor of Michigan in 1839, and Michigan State Attorney General from 1843 to 1845. He was also an organizer of the Michigan Central Railroad.


1850 Census Detroit,Wayne,Michigan
22 Aug 1850
Elon Farnsworth 50 Attorney at Law 5,000 B Vermont
Hannah A. 47 B NHampshire
Marie L. 18 B Mich
Caroline F. 15 B Mich


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  • Maintained by: Eleanor L. Johnson
  • Originally Created by: Peterborough K
  • Added: 23 Oct 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12140857
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elon Farnsworth (2 Feb 1799–24 Mar 1877), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12140857, citing Elmwood Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Eleanor L. Johnson (contributor 23983836) .