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1850 Butler County census:
House 155 page 226
Richard Elam 31 Farmer property worth $200 born KY
Barbara A 26 KY
Mary 9 KY
Jane 7 KY
John 5 KY
Florence 3 KY
Alfred 1 KY

1850 Crittenden Co., Dist 1 page 224, house 496
Richard Elam 60 Farmer VA
Rebecca 30 KY
Thomas 20 KY
Anne Griffeth 35 KY
Christian A 14 (F) KY
Martha J 10 KY
Thomas 7 KY
Mary Kirkpatrick 23 KY
William Kirkpatrick 8 KY

1850 Daviess Co. (Owensboro)M page 352, house 102
Mary Smith 59 property worth $15,000 VA
Camilla S. Smith 33 $1500 VA
Sarah E Smith 22 VA
Lucy N. Smith 19 VA
Sally C. ELAM 14 VA
John C. Smith 38 Tobacconist $500 VA
John Evans 24 " $100 KY
Sam'l B. Childress 23 " VA

1850 Henderson Co. page 302 no. 469
John Elam 30 Farmer VA
Elily M 25 VA
Nannie J. 5 KY
Harrison J. 3 KY
Abraham R. 1 KY

Henderson Co page 201 no 466
Nannie Elam 56 $22,000(!) VA
William 32 Farming VA
Lucinda A 20 VA
Samuel M. 18 Student VA

1850 Laurel Co. Page 2 house 53
Daniel Elam 34 Farmer VA
Jane 25 KY
Elisha 5 KY
Jefferson 2 KY
Angelina 3/4 KY

Page 32 no. 146
E.P. Elam 32 VA
Mary F. Elam 27 VA
T L. N. Elam 7 M KY
A.F. Elam 5 M KY
W.R. Elam 3 M KY
N. R. Elam 6/12 F KY
???? Mershon 6 (Mershon family # 139) KY

page 11, no 153
Peter Elam 62 VA
Nancy L Elam 58 VA
Theophilis Elam 18 VA
M. H. Patterson 7 F KY

1850 McCracken Co., page 146 no. 136 Walter Elam 55 Carpenter KY
Gracy Ann Elam 48 KY

1850 Morgan Co., page 168 no 1115
Joshua Elam 25 Laborer VA
Nancy Elam 25 KY
Rebecca Elam 5 KY
Samuel Elam 4 KY
Louisa Elam 2 KY
Mary Elam 8/12 KY

Next house, no 1116
Daniel Elam 28 Farmer $200 VA
Nancy 26 KY
Joshua 8 KY
Sarah 6 KY
Perline 4 KY
Emily 8/12 KY

Next house, no 117
Gilbert Elam 54 Laborer VA
Catharine 48 VA
Joel 31 Laborer VA
Francina 22 VA
John 19 Laborer VA
Catharine 16 VA
Martha 14 VA
Gilbert 12 KY
Benjamin 8 KY
Elizabeth 6 KY

Page 157, no. 956
Walter Esterling 32 Farmer $4000 VA
Susannah 36 VA
William 16 KY
Rebecca 8 KY
Jeremiah 6 KY
Rhoda 4 KY
Rany 1 M KY
Elizabeth ELAM 21 KY

Page 165 no 1075
James May Sr. 53 Farmer $2000 North Carolina
Mary 48 KY
Noah 19 Laborer KY
Easter 17 KY
Preston 15 KY
Hancy 13 M KY
Nancy Harris 70 VA
Elizabeth ELAM 3 VA

Page 160 no. 1006
Francis Elam 49 $2000 KY
Mary 27 KY
Elizabeth 23 KY
Robert 22 Laborer KY
Mason 17 KY
Easter 16 KY
Richard 11 KY
Matthew 10 KY
Meredith Elam 20 Laborer KY

Page 87
James Elam Sr. 45 Farmer $2500 VA
Rebecca 45 KY
James 19 KY
William 16 KY
Richard 13 KY
Jesse 11 KY
Rebecca 9 KY
Susan 8 KY
Zarilda 5 KY

Page 89
Jeremiah Elam 38 Farmer $1,000 VA
Elizabeth Elam 37 KY
Meredith Elam 19 KY
Nancy 18 KY
William 16 KY
Shelby 14 KY
James 12 KY
Robert 10 KY
Mary 9 KY
Minerva 7 KY
Andrew 5 KY
Zachary 2 KY
Wm Holbrook 25 Laborer KY

Page 162 no 1035
Jeremiah Elam Sr. 70 VA
Jane 56 VA
Robert D. 23 Laborer VA
Washington 15 VA
Margaret 13 VA
Susan Mason 15 KY

Page 114, no. 388
Samuel Elam Sr 45 Farmer $600 KY
Margaritt 38 KY
Nancy 20 KY
Mary 18 KY
Joseph 16 KY
Susannah 14 KY
William 12 KY
Mariah 10 KY
David 8 KY
Lorenzo 5 KY
Isaac 3 KY
Robert 1

Next door at no 389
Walter Elam 23 KY
Jincey Ann 23 KY
Caleb 6 KY
John 4 KY
James 1 KY

Page 139 no 713
Walters W. Elam 52 Farmer VA
Elander 43 KY
William 23 Laborer KY
Nancy 22 KY
Suffnna (???) 20 KY
Martha 18 KY
Amos 16 Laborer KY
John 14 KY
Richard 12 KY
Eviline 10 KY
Barbary 9 KY
Ellen 5 KY
Walter 1 KY

Next door at no 714
William W. Elam 45 Farmer $450 VA
Mary 30 KY
James 11 KY
George 8 KY
Margaritt 6 KY
Nancy 4 KY

Next door at 715
Willliam Elam 22 Laborer KY
Samander 23 KY
Ralph 2/12 KY
Nancy Elam 24

Page 87
William H. Elam 30 Farmer 850 VA
Nancy 25 KY
Thomas 8 KY
Robert 3 KY

1850 Wayne Co. page 271 no 445
George W. Millis 31 Farmer KY
Sarah A. Mills 31 KY
Lucinda ELAM 17 KY

Page 244 no 55
Benjamin F. Coffey 33 Farmer $13,000 KY
Mary Ann Coffey 23 KY
Martha E. Coffey 2 KY
Charles ELAM 13 KY
Sarah ELAM 11 KY

1860 Magoffin County, Kentucky
#269 ELAM John C.         29   VA
 (COFFEE)  Rebecca       19   KY
                  Benjamin F.    4   KY
                  Samuel H.      1  KY
(John C. ELAM married Rebecca COFFEE 25 Jun 1853 in Morgan County Kentucky. John C. is the son of Gilbert ELAM in #78 and Catherine COOLEY)

1860 Morgan County Kentucky census records - District 1 ($/$=Value of Real Estate/Value of Personal Property
#180  Mason ELAM  26  M  Ky  Farmer    /$200
         Malisa            26  F   Ky
         Franklin P.       5  M   Ky
         Almirinda         4  F    Ky
 
#181  Richard M. ELAM  22  M  Ky  Farmer  /$200
         Frances ELAM      60  F   Va
         Elizabeth              30  F   Ky
         Easter J.              25  F   Ky
         Marthen               20  M   Ky
         Corelda  E.            7  F   Ky
 
#201  James S. ELAM  35  M  Ky  Farmer  $600/$300
         Mary                   39  F  Ky
         Frances A. C.      11  F  Ky
         John F.                9  M  Ky
         Maranda S.          5  F  Ky
         Mary                    4  F  Ky
 
#260  James H. ELAM  29  M  Ky  Farmer  $2600/$550
         Catharine            31  F  Ky
         Jeanah                 7  F  Ky
         Rebecca              6  F  Ky
         Sarrah E.             4  F  Ky
         Nancy C.         2/12  F  Ky
 
#617  William L. ELAM  30  M  Ky  Farmer  $350/$200
         Elizabeth             27  F  Ky
         Amelia A.             6  F  Ky
         Louisa                  4  F  Ky
         Rachel F.              1  F  Ky
         Mary GOSE        16  F  Ky
 
#643  William H. ELAM         40  M  Va  Farmer  $5000/$3000
         Nancy                        35  F  Ky
         Thomas M.                18  M  Ky
         Robert F.                    13  M  Ky
         Gilliann                       9  F  Ky
         Mary E.                     2  F  Ky
         Jeremiah ELAM         79  M  Va
         George W. FOSTER  23  M  Ky  Silversmith
         Louisa ISAACS          17  F  Ky
 
#669  Alexander S. Waldeck  46  M  Va  Tanner $2300/$2000
         Rodah                          38  F  Va
         James M.                     19  M  Va
         Emisetta                       10  F  Va
         Margarett                        7  F  Va
         Alexander D.                   1  M  Va
         Lear MAXEY                   50  F  Va
         John D. ASHFORD          44  M  Va  Saddler
         Armilda MAXEY               17  F  Ky
         Isaac W. ADAMS             20  M  Ky  Saddler
         Sarrah                              15  F  Ky
         James ELAM                    21  M  Ky  Tanner
 
1860 Morgan County Kentucky census records - District 2 - West Liberty P.O. Taken in June
#77  Joshua ELAM  37  M  Va  Farmer  $300/$275 (Person over 20 that cannot read and write)
       Nancy             35  F  Ky  (Person over 20 that cannot read and write)
       Rebecca         15  F  Ky  (Attended school within the year)
       Samuel          14  M  Ky  (Attended school within the year)
       Louisa J.        12  F  Ky  (Attended school within the year)
       Mary E.         10  F  Ky  (Attended school within the year)
       Fanny             9  F  Ky  (Attended school within the year)
       Riley              8  M  Ky
       James            5  M  Ky
       Leander          3  M  Ky
       Arzelia           1  F  Ky
(Joshua ELAM married Nancy KEETON 18 Oct 1843 in Morgan County. Joshua is son of Gilbert ELAM in #78 and Catherine COOLEY)
 
#78  Range ELAM  23  M  Va  Farmer  $150/$25  (Person over 20 that cannot read and write)
       Elizabeth        17  F  Ky  (Attended school within the year)
       Benjamin        19  M  Ky  (Attended school within the year)
       Gilbert ELAM  66  M  Va  Laborer
(Range is son of Gilbert ELAM and Catherine COOLEY, Elizabeth and Benjamin are his sister and
brother)
 
#79  Joel ELAM  41  M  Va  Farmer  $200/$75
       Susan         25  F  Ky
       William         7  M  Ky  (Attended school within the year)
       Sarah J.        5  F  Ky
       Marion          3  M  Ky
       Rhoda           1  F  Ky
(Joel ELAM married Susan LYKINS 25 May 1851 in Morgan County Kentucky. Joel is son of Gilbert ELAM in #78 and Catherine COOLEY)
 
#80  Samuel ELAM  35  M  Va  Farmer  $150/$75
       Sophrana         27  F  Ky
       Candis             5   F   Ky
       Frances             1  F   Ky
(Samuel ELAM married Sophrana ELAM - daughter of Walter and Eleanor WHEELER ELAM - #169. They married 15 Aug 1853 in Morgan County Kentucky. Samuel is the son of Gilbert ELAM in #78 and Catherine COOLEY)
 
#81  Daniel ELAM  39  M  Va  Farmer  $500/$200  (Person over 20 that cannot read and write)
       Nancy            38  F  Ky  (Person over 20 that cannot read and write)
       Joshua           18  M Ky  Laborer  (Attended school within the year)
       Sarah             16  F  Ky  (Attended school within the year)
       Perlina            14  F  Ky  (Attended school within the year)
       Emily J.          10  F  Ky  (Attended school within the year)
       Mary                7  F  Ky  (Attended school within the year)
       Martha             5  F  Ky
       William            2  M  Ky
(Daniel ELAM married Nancy LYKINS 18 Feb 1841 in Morgan County Kentucky. Daniel is the son of Gilbert ELAM in #78 and Catherine COOLEY)
 
#143  James J. ELAM  33  M  Va Farmer  $250/$175
         Ellen                  23  F  Va
         America               5  F  Ky
         Sarilda                 4  F  Ky
         Alexander             2  M  Ky
         Willie C.                1  M  Ky
 
#169  Walter W. ELAM  61  M  Va  Farmer  $1000/$650
         Ellen                   52  F  Ky  (Person over 20 that cannot read and write)
         Eviline                18  F  Ky
         Barbary E.           16  F  Ky  (Attended school within the year)
         Ellen C.               12  F  Ky  (Attended school within the year)
         Walter W.            11 M  Ky  (Attended school within the year)
(Walter Walker ELAM married Eleanor Catherine WHEELER 25 Jul 1825 in Lawrence County Kentucky. Walter is the brother of Gilbert ELAM in #78)
 
#178  Benjamin LONG    63  M  Va  Farmer  $700/$350
         Jane                    47  F  NC
         Noah                    16  M  NC  Laborer
         Isam                     14  M  NC
         Christopher ELAM  67  M  Va  Laborer  /$20
 
#482  Walter ELAM  33  M  Ky  Laborer  /$150
         Jincy              32  F  Ky  (Person over 20 that cannot read and write)
         John A.          14  M  Ky  (Attended school within the year)
         James           10  M  Ky  (Attended school within the year)
         Margarett        8  F  Ky  (Attended school within the year)
         Zerilda            7  F  Ky  (Attended school within the year)
         Sarah E.         4  F  Ky
         Gilian             1  F  Ky
 
#495  John T. Williams              36  M  Ky  Farmer  $3600/$1000
         Rebecca                         32   F  Ky
         Anna                              12   F  Ky
         Joseph ELAM                  27  M  Ky  Laborer  $700/$100
         Wiley LUMPKINS            16  M  Ky  Laborer
         Elizabeth McCLANAHAN  17  F  Ky
 
#505  John  ELAM  24  M  Ky  Farmer  $300/$150 (Married within the year)
         America        18  F  Ky  (Married within the year)
 
#506  William ELAM  54  M  Va  Farmer  $1000/$523
         Mary               40  F  Ky  (Person over 20 that cannot read and write)
         George            18  M  Ky
         Nancy              14  F  Ky
         David F.            7  M  Ky
         Arzelda             4  F  Ky
         Joseph              3  M  Ky
         Mary S.             1  F  Ky
 
(William Elam married Mary COTTLE 15 Feb 1838 in Morgan County Kentucky. William is the brother of Walter in #169 and Gilbert in #78.)
 
#507  Menifee ELAM  22  M  Ky  Farmer  $400/$40  (Married within the year)
         Margarett          16  F  Ky  (Married within the year)
({Richard} Menifee ELAM married Margaret ELAM 2 Feb 1860 in Morgan County Kentucky. Menifee is the son of Walter and Eleanor Catherine WHEELER ELAM in #169 and Margaret is the daughter of William and Mary COTTLE ELAM in #506.)
 
#769  Samuel ELAM  56  M  Va  Farmer  $800/$200
         Margarett         48  Ky
         Mary               28  F  Ky
         William           22  M  Ky  Laborer
         Uriah              20  M  Ky  Laborer
         David              18  M  Ky  Laborer  (Attended school within the year)
         Dow               15  M  Ky  Laborer  (Attended school within the year)
         Isaac             13  M  Ky  (Attended school within the year)
         Robert           12  M  Ky  (Attended school within the year)
         James             8  M  Ky  (Attended school within the year)
         Harvy              5  M  Ky   (Attended school within the year)
(Samuel ELAM married Margaret COTTLE 21 Jul 1829 in Morgan County Kentucky. He is the brother of Walter in #169, William in #506 and Gilbert in #78.)
 

1870 Morgan Co., KY Census  Caney Pct 2
#41   Elam,  John          42         VA
   (COFFEE) Rebecca      30        KY
                   Franklin     14          KY
                   Samuel H.  11          KY
                   Amanda       9          KY
                   Nancy          5          KY
                   Elizabeth     4          KY
                   William        1          KY
(John C. ELAM married Rebecca COFFEE 25 Jun 1853 in Morgan County Kentucky. John C. is the son of Gilbert ELAM and Catherine COOLEY)

1880 Morgan Co., KY Census  River Pct 8
#237  Elam,  John C.        57          VA
   (COFFEE) Rebecca      40          KY
                    Benjamin F. 24          KY
                    Samuel A.   21          KY
                    Mandy        19          KY
                    Nancy        16          KY
                    Elizabeth    13          KY
                    William       12          KY
(John C. ELAM married Rebecca COFFEE 25 Jun 1853 in Morgan County Kentucky. John C. is the son of Gilbert ELAM and Catherine COOLEY)

1900 Wolfe County census index

214-214 ELAM  Charlie         26       Laborer (born 6/1874)
                         Mary B        26        (born Dec 1873)
                         William G     6/12     (born November 1899)
                         Troy              4        Cousin  (born February 1896)

1900 Census of Wolfe County, Kentucky
 
249-249  ELAM, Richard        39    Clerk in Store (?)  Ky Ky Ky
                        Amanda J.    39                                        Ky Ky Ky
                        Stephen D.    12
                        Maud L.        10
                        Maggie A.      6
                        Rollie M.        4
                        Mollie J.        2
                        Marion           1

1900 Census of Wolfe County, Kentucky, Microfilm Roll 555, State Kentucky, Town/Township Lee City Precinct 1, Supv. Dist. No. 10 Ky, Sheet No. 14, County Wolfe, Institution (blank), Date June 26, Enum.
Dist. No. 92, Line No. 19, House No. 241/Family No. 241
LITTLE, Harrison HH White Male Born Sept 1828 Age 71 Married 50 years Ky Ky Ky Farmer Can read, write and speak English Owned home free and clear, farm #216
LITTLE, Mary wife White Female Born Sept 1825 Age 74 Married 50 years Mother of 12 children/nine living Ky Ky Ky Can read Cannot write Can speak English
ELAM, Elisabeth boarder White Female Born Mar 1870 Age 30 Single Mother of four children/four living Ky Ky Ky Servant  Can read and write, can speak English
TOLAVER, Sarah  Daughter White Female Born Feb 1854 Age 46 Married 13 years Mother of 0
children/0 living Ky Ky Ky Can read, cannot write, can speak English
(Elisabeth ELAM is the daughter of John C. and Rebecca COFFEE ELAM)

1910 Morgan County, Kentucky census (Adele Precinct) Taken April 19 Roll 492  Sheet 6 E.D. 167  Was located at Wheelrim Fork of Johnson Creek
98-99 Ben C. ELEAM HH  M W   67 In marriage #2 Married 32 years Ky Va Va Farmer, Labor at home, Owned free of  mortgage,Could read, Could not write
         Emili wife F W  52 In marriage #1 Married 32 years 6 children born/5 children living Ky Ky Ky Could not read or write
         Grant son M W 18 Single Farm Labor at home (School since Sept. 1, 1909: Yes)  Ky Ky Ky
Could read and write Working own account
         Troy  nephew M W 14 Single Farm Labor at home (School since Sept. 1, 1909: Yes) Ky Ky Ky Could read and write  Working own account  (Troy is the son of Elizabeth - Betty - ELAM, daughter of John C. and Rebecca COFFEE ELAM and an unknown father - perhaps an AMYX.)

1910 Morgan County, Kentucky census - Caney.  Roll 492, Sheet 5A, District 154. 062 0154 0090
88-90  WATTERS, James M.  HH Male White  54 First marriage, married 18 years Place of birth: Ky Place of Birth of father: Ky Place of birth of mother: Ky Occupation: Farmer Able to read: yes Able to write: yes Owned his home free of mortgage, was a farm and was #29 on the farm schedule
WATTERS, (name unreadable),  wife,  female,  White, 43, Second marriage, married 18 years (this
marriage) Mother of one child, three living (Did the census taker reverse this??). Place of birth: Ky Place of Birth of father: Ky Place of birth of mother: Ky Occupation: None. Able to read: yes Able to write: yes
SPENCER, Thomas J.,  stepson (to head of household),  Male, White,  27, Wd (widowed?)  Place of birth: Ky Place of Birth of father: Ky Place of birth of mother: Ky Occupation: Salesman, Retail Store, working on his own account. Able to read: yes Able to write: yes
SPENCER, Jessie L.,  (step?)son,   Male,  White,  15, Single, Place of birth: Ky Place of Birth of father: Ky Place of birth of mother: Ky Occupation: Farmer, working on his own account. Able to read: yes Able to write: yes  School since Sept. 1, 1909? yes
BAILEY, John W.,  Relation to head of household: Bailey (?? This was written very clearly),  Male,  White,  32, Marital status: crossed off  Place of birth: Ky Place of Birth of father: Ky Place of birth of mother: Ky Occupation: Miner, Coal Mine, working on his own account. Able to read: yes Able to write: yes
ELAM, Betie,  Relation to head of household: servant,  Female, White,  37, Marital status: Single  Place of birth: Ky Place of Birth of father: Ky Place of birth of mother: Ky Occupation: Servant, Housework. Employer, employee, or working own account: (big loopy 'W', others are written very neatly) Able to read: empty Able to write: empty (Betie ELAM is the daughter of John C. and Rebecca COFFEE ELAM)
 

1910 Wolfe County census index

254-55 ELAM    Charles        34        HH  (m-2)  (6-y)
                         Lulie             ?0        wf   (m-1)
                         William G.     10        son

1910 Census of Wolfe County, Kentucky - Lee City
22-22      ELAM, Richard        49    HH   (m-1)  (24-y)
                         Maud J.       41    wf   (m-1)  (12c-6li)
                         Stephen D.  21    son
                         Maude        20    daughter
                         Maggie       16    daughter
                         Raleigh       14    son
                         Rollie         11    son
                         Montie         9    daughter