Elhannan Murphy “E.M.” Nolan

Elhannan Murphy “E.M.” Nolan

Birth
Harlan County, Kentucky, USA
Death 27 Jun 1941 (aged 79)
Harlan County, Kentucky, USA
Burial Pine Mountain, Harlan County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 152200125 · View Source
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The Harlan Enterprise:

Elhanon Nolan Dies At Loyall

Elhanon M. Nolan, 79 yrs old former merchant and rural postmaster and great grandson of John Nolan, Revolutionary War soldier who was with General Washington at Valley Forge, died at his home at Loyall at 4 pm Friday after an illness of two years.
Mr. Nolan lived until four years ago at Pine Mountain. He was educated as a young man in Barbourville at the school which later became Union College. He was a teacher for a number of years in the school system of Harlan county. He held membership in the Christian church for more than forty years and was a member of Nolan Lodge of Free Masons.
He was the son of Samuel and Polly Creech Nolan. He was married 56 years ago to Miss Jane Shell, the daughter of John Shell, who is still living at the age of 95 and the late Elizabeth Nolan Shell.
Mr. Nolan was one of the county's oldest pioneer citizens. He was widely known in the county.
The family of Mr. Nolan came to this section of Kentucky from Virginia with a land grant given to John Nolan after the Revolutionary War and which included the city of Middlesboro.
Survivors include his wife Sarah Jane, two sons, Otto Nolan and Delbert Nolan, Pine Mountain; two daughters, Mrs. Hazel Shell (Pearl) and Mrs. Allene Metcalf (Dillard), Loyall; and 20 grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted from the Church of Christ, Loyall today at 1pm, the Reverend Platt officiating. Burial will be made in the family cemetery at Pine Mountain.


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  • Maintained by: Cora L Richardson
  • Originally Created by: Kimberly S.
  • Added: 12 Sep 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 152200125
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elhannan Murphy “E.M.” Nolan (7 Feb 1862–27 Jun 1941), Find A Grave Memorial no. 152200125, citing Nolan Cemetery, Pine Mountain, Harlan County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Cora L Richardson (contributor 48824391) .