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 Elisha Congdon, III

Elisha Congdon, III

Birth
Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, USA
Death 20 May 1867 (aged 67)
Chelsea, Washtenaw County, Michigan, USA
Burial Chelsea, Washtenaw County, Michigan, USA
Plot Block 5
Memorial ID 56837100 · View Source
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Son of Elisha Congdon, Jr 1760-1812, Connecticut and Abigail Miner Congdon born 1768, CT, died 1858, MI.

Husband of Mary Ann Sterry. They were married about 1820 in Connecticut and had three children: Elisha IV, Mary Ann and Thomas Sterry Congdon.

After Mary's death in 1825, Elisha remarried. He married Elouiza Standish on April 8, 1827 in Bozrah, New London, CT. Around 1833 he moved his family to the Michigan Territory and settled in the Washtenaw County area. He was a Farmer and Merchant. Along with his brother, James, they founded the town of Chelsea, Michigan.

He and Elouiza had 14 children: Mary Ann, Elouiza, David 1842-1927, Edward, Albert, Julia, Arthur, Sarah Jane, Elizabeth, Joseph, Henry, David and Daniel 1829-1829, and an unknown child that died in CT. Elouiza died in 1866.

Elisha had a third, and brief, marriage to Emeline F Stowe. They married on January 31, 1867 and Elisha died in May.

He was the grandson of Elisha Congdon, Sr. born 1740, CT, died 1761, Norwich, New London, CT and Nancy Ann Perkins. Great-grandson of John Congdon born 1705, RI, died 1759, CT and Mehitabel Gardiner 1715-1742.



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  • Maintained by: Kätzchen
  • Originally Created by: Brian
  • Added: 9 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56837100
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elisha Congdon, III (25 Aug 1799–20 May 1867), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56837100, citing Oak Grove Cemetery, Chelsea, Washtenaw County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Kätzchen (contributor 47304829) .