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Elijah  PRIEST, Jr.

Elijah PRIEST, Jr.

Male Abt 1827 - 1855  (~ 28 years)

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  • Name Elijah PRIEST  [1, 2
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born Abt 17 Jul 1827  , , Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    • Age 23 in 1850 census, b. ca 1827
      Age at death, 18y 2m 19d [calculates to b. 17 Jul 1827 using 8870 method.
    Gender Male 
    Census 1 Jun 1830  Pike Twp., Clark, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Elijah Priest household 
    • Elijah Priest
      1 male under 5 [Elijah Jr, age 3, b 1827]
      1 male 10 thru 14 [Frederick, age 12, b 1818]
      1 male 15 thru 19 [S2, b 1811-1815]
      1 male 30 thru 39 [Elijah, age 38, b 1792]
      1 female under 5 [D4, b 1825-1830]
      1 female 5 thru 9 [D5, b 1820-1825]
      2 females 10 thru 14 [Hannah, b 1811-1815]
      1 female 15 thru 19 [Margaret, age 18, b 1812]
      1 female 40 thru 49 [Hannah, age 47, b 1783]
    1830 U. S. Census - Richison
    1830 U. S. Census - Richison
    Ohio. Clark Co. - Elijah Priest
    Census 1 Jun1840  Pike Twp., Clark, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Elija Priest household 
    • Elija Priest
      1 male 10 thru 14 [Elijah Jr, age 13, b 1827]
      1 male 20 thru 29 [Frederick, age 22, b 1818]
      1 male 60 thru 69 [Elijah, age 48, b 1792]
      1 female 10 thru 14 [D4, b 1825-1830]
      1 female 15 thru 19 [D5, b 1820-1825]
      1 female 50 thru 59 [Hannah, age 57, b 1783]
    1840 U. S. Census - Richison
    1840 U. S. Census - Richison
    Ohio. Clark Co. - Elija Priest [indexed as Eliza Briest]
    Census 1 Jun 1850  Centre Twp., Delaware, Indiana, USA, Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Elijah Preast [Sr.] household enumerated 30 Jul 1850 
    • Elijah Preast, Jr., age 23, male, farmer, born Ohio, attended school within year.
    1850 U. S. Census - Richison
    1850 U. S. Census - Richison
    Indiana. Delaware Co. - Elijah Preast
    Land 11 Oct 1850  , Delaware, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Elijah Priest, Sr. & Hannah Priest to Elijah Priest, Jr. 
    • 60 acres of E pt SE1/4 S1 T20N R10E, $1 & natural love & affection
    Died 6 Oct 1855  [4, 9
    Buried Parker-Moore Cemetery, Muncie, Delaware, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 10
    Grave Marker - Priest
    Grave Marker - Priest
    Elijah Priest Jr., 1827-1855
    Stone after its restoration in 2004
    Grave marker - Priest
    Grave marker - Priest
    Elijah Priest, Sr., 1792-1880
    Photo courtesy of SixDogTeam, Find A Grave
    Association Silas Alva RICHISON (Relationship: Owned land in Section 1, Delaware Co., IN) 
    Person ID I1170  richison
    Last Modified 23 Feb 2017 

    Father Elijah PRIEST, Sr.,   b. Abt 8 Feb 1792, , Culpeper, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1880, prob , Delaware, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 88 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Hannah MOCK,   b. Cacl 22 Apr 1783, , , Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1871, prob , Delaware, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 87 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F336  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Manerva DRISCOLL,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Marriage License 29 Nov 1854  , Delaware, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Married 30 Nov 1854  , Delaware, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12, 13
    Children 
    +1. Julie PRIEST  [Birth]
    Last Modified 28 Apr 2016 
    Family ID F2899  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 17 Jul 1827 - , , Ohio, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Elijah Priest household - 1 Jun 1830 - Pike Twp., Clark, Ohio, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Elija Priest household - 1 Jun1840 - Pike Twp., Clark, Ohio, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - Elijah Priest, Sr. & Hannah Priest to Elijah Priest, Jr. - 11 Oct 1850 - , Delaware, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage License - 29 Nov 1854 - , Delaware, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Nov 1854 - , Delaware, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Parker-Moore Cemetery, Muncie, Delaware, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Sources 
    1. [S1865] Cemetery, Elijah Priest, Jr. marker, photographed by Shirley Richison Fields, 2003., 6 Sep 2009.
      Elijah Priest Jun.
      Died
      Oct 6, 1855
      Aged
      28 y's, 2 M's, & 19 D's
      Elijah Priest Jun. (after restoration in 2004)
      Died
      Oct 6, 1855
      Aged
      28 y's, 2 M's, & 19 D's
      Parker-Moore Cemetery, Muncie, Delaware, Indiana

    2. [S1837] 1850 U.S. Census (Reliability: 2), 18 Feb 2012.
      1850 U.S. census, Delaware County, Indiana, population schedule, Centre township, pages 407A (stamped), dwelling 33, family 33, Elijah Preast household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 18 February 2012), citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm M432, roll 143.

    3. [S119] Cem - Those Who Went Before: Delaware Co., IN Cemetery Index, Book One [0069], Gray, Shawn, P. 239, 20 Jul 1998.
      Priest, Elijah Jr., b 28-02-09; d 10-06-1855; bur Parker-Moore Cem. (100 S & 250 E, Center Twp.)
      Elijah Sr., b 88-00-18; d 02-26-1880; bur Parker-Moore Cem.
      Frederick, b 05-26-1818; d 11-04-1894; bur Mt. Tabor Cem. (200 S & 388 E, Liberty Twp.)
      Hannah, b 87-10-02; d 02-24-1871; bur Parker-Moore Cem.
      Jeremiah, b 16-09-16; d 03-16-1880; bur Mr. Pleasant Cem. (875 W & 250 S, Mt. Pleasant Twp.)

      [Some of the birth dates are not dates, but appear to be ages so birth date can be calculated]

    4. [S1865] Cemetery, 6 Sep 2009.
      Parker-Moore Cemetery (Muncie, Delaware, Indiana; on south side of East Memorial/12th Street right before the bypass on the east side of the city), Elijah Priest, Jr. grave marker inscription, read by Shirley Richison Fields, 3 June 2001. Markers in this cemetery were refurbished in 2004.

    5. [S1839] 1830 U.S. Census (Reliability: 2), 19 Feb 2012.
      1830 U.S. census, Clark County, Ohio, population schedule, Pike Township, page 140, Elijah Priest household; digital image, Ancestry.com, (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 19 February 2012), citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm publication M19, roll 128.

    6. [S1838] 1840 U.S. Census (Reliability: 2), 19 Feb 2012.
      1840 U.S. census, Clark County, Ohio, population schedule, Pike Township, page 106, Elija Priest household; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 19 February 2012), citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm publication M704, roll 383.

    7. [S1837] 1850 U.S. Census, 18 Feb 2012.
      1850 U. S. census, Delaware County, Indiana, population schedule, Centre township, pages 407A (stamped), dwelling 33, family 33, Elijah Preast household; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 18 February 2012); citing NARA microfilm publication M432, roll 143.

    8. [S65] Land, 16 Ma 2016.
      Delaware County, Indiana, deed, Elijah Priest, Sr. to Elijah Priest, Jr.; digital image, Muncie, Indiana Public Library (http://www.munpl.org : accessed 16 May 2016); citing Deed Bk 11: 367.

    9. [S119] Cem - Those Who Went Before: Delaware Co., IN Cemetery Index, Book One [0069], Gray, Shawn, P. 239 (Reliability: 3), 20 Jul 1998.
      Priest, Elijah Jr., b 28-02-09; d 10-06-1855; bur Parker-Moore Cem. (100 S & 250 E, Center Twp.)
      Elijah Sr., b 88-00-18; d 02-26-1880; bur Parker-Moore Cem.
      Frederick, b 05-26-1818; d 11-04-1894; bur Mt. Tabor Cem. (200 S & 388 E, Liberty Twp.)
      Hannah, b 87-10-02; d 02-24-1871; bur Parker-Moore Cem.
      Jeremiah, b 16-09-16; d 03-16-1880; bur Mr. Pleasant Cem. (875 W & 250 S, Mt. Pleasant Twp.)

      [Some of the birth dates are not dates, but appear to be ages so birth date can be calculated]

    10. [S1899] Parker-Moore Cemetery, 3 Jun 2001.
      Parker-Moore Cemetery (Muncie, Delaware, Indiana; on south side of East Memorial/12th Street right before the bypass on the east side of the city), Elijah Priest, Sr. grave marker inscription, read by Shirley Richison Fields, 3 June 2001. Markers in this cemetery were refurbished in 2004.

    11. [S1901] Marriage, 28 Apr 2016.
      Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007, database with images, FamilySearch (http://www.familysearch.org : accessed 28 April 2016); Elijah Priest and Manerva Driscol, 30 November 1854; citing Delaware County, Marriage v. 3, 1827-1859, FHL microfilm 2,069,287.

    12. [S1901] Marriage, 28 Apr 2016.
      "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007," database with images, FamilySearch (http://www.familysearch.org : accessed 28 April 2016); Elijah Priest and Manerva Driscol, 30 November 1854; citing Delaware County, Marriage v. 3, 1827-1859, FHL microfilm 2,069,287.

    13. [S1878] Correspondence, 28 Apr 2016.
      Kimberly Ann (Stout) Blair, Indiana, to Shirley Richison Fields, e-mail, 27 April 2016. Responding to request from Fields for permission to post Find A Grave photographs of Priest markers in Parker-Moore Cemetery and she provided her line to the Priests.