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 Elisha Payne Liscomb

Elisha Payne Liscomb

Birth
Pomfret, Windham County, Connecticut, USA
Death 5 May 1892 (aged 89)
Lebanon, Grafton County, New Hampshire, USA
Burial Lebanon, Grafton County, New Hampshire, USA
Memorial ID 92769256 · View Source
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Elisha Payne Liscomb, s. of John Liscomb and his 2nd wife Hannah Waters, b. Dec. 12, 1802 of record at Pomfret, Conn. The Pomfret VRs either erroneously claim his middle name was Pearl, or his middle name was later changed to Payne. He d. as Elisha Payne Liscomb, a widower and by his own hand, May 5, 1892 at Lebanon, NH. (NHVR)

By 1833, Elisha m. 1) Ethelinda Loomer, dau. of William Loomer and Ethelinda Fitch, b. circa 1805-6 at Lebanon, NH. She d. Mar. 20, 1843 at Lebanon, aged 37 years. They had three identified children:

• i. Emily Liscomb, b. circa 1833, d. unmarried Jan. 23, 1874, aged 39 (g.s.)

• ii. Edward A. Liscomb, b. circa 1835, was living in June 1860; no further record found.

• iii. Lieut. Charles F. Liscomb, b. circa 1842-43, d. unmarried Jan. 6, 1864 of an unstated decease at Point Lookout, Maryland while an officer of the Union Army during the Civil War. He enlisted at age 18 on Aug. 21, 1861 and again on Oct. 12, 1861 with the rank of Corporal in Co. C of the 5th NH Inf. Regt. He was promoted Sept. 11, 1862 to Sgt. Major, on Oct. 1, 1862 to 2nd Lieut., and on Dec. 19, 1862 to 1st Lieut.

Elisha Payne Liscomb m. 2) May 7, 1844 at Exeter, NH, the widow Mary J. (Conner) Wilkins, dau. of Daniel and Sarah Conner. She d. Sept. 8, 1880 at Lebanon, NH (NHVR). They had at least two identified children:

• iv. Mary Martha Liscomb, b. circa 1849, was living unmarried with her parents, age 30, in the June 1880 census.

• v. William Parker Liscomb, b. in Sept. 1853, d. Oct. 24, 1928 at Somerville, Mass.; m. Sept. 28, 1875 at Lancaster, NH, Betsey Emeline Denison, who d. Aug. 26, 1938 at Somerville, Mass. Two sons of the marriage, both involved overseas with the YMCA during W.W.I.


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  • Created by: Don Blauvelt
  • Added: 29 Jun 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 92769256
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elisha Payne Liscomb (12 Dec 1802–5 May 1892), Find A Grave Memorial no. 92769256, citing School Street Cemetery, Lebanon, Grafton County, New Hampshire, USA ; Maintained by Don Blauvelt (contributor 46932939) .