ELISHA D. HARRIS
Mar. 5, 1883:
In the 51’th Year of
Elisha D. Harris
Birth: 1832, Missouri
Death: 5 March 1883, St. Louis County, Missouri
Burial: Cold Water Cemetery Florissant, St. Louis County, Missouri
Family members buried in Cold Water Cemetery:
Parents: Simpson Harris and Mary Patterson Harris
Siblings: Lucy Harris, Elizabeth Harris Hyatt, John W. Harris, Lewis S. Harris, Amy J. Harris, and Mary V. Harris
• Elisha D. Harris was a veteran of the Civil War.
• Elisha was born ca. 1832, the son of Simpson and Mary Harris. He served in the Civil War (letter from Adjutant General, Jefferson City, MO, August 15, 1975, signed by Capt. Clyde B. Martin, Chief Archives Div.
• Will of Elisha D. Harris: St. Louis and St. Louis County, Missouri Probate Records-778/32II (96) Vol. 2 1849-1861. Page 5, Simpson Harris, Wrtn 12-9-34, Rec. 4-24-50. “Mary Harris wf., Elisha Patterson and Dan T. Patterson, guardians, children unnamed, Durrett Patterson, relatives, next-generation (married Matilda Harris) Isaac Jones & Matilda Harris Wits. D:130.
• 1850 Census: District 82, St Louis, Missouri; Roll: M432_414; Page: 475B; Image: 429. Household Members: Mary Harris 41, Nancy Harris 24, Franklin Harris 21, Elizabeth Harris 19, Elisha Harris 18, John W. Harris 14, Lewis S. Harris 11, James Harris 7, Hopers Harris 1, and Lucy Harris 22. Original data: Seventh Census of the United States, 1850; (National Archives Microfilm Publication M432, 1009 rolls); Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29; National Archives, Washington, D.C.
• 1860 Census: St Ferdinand, St Louis, Missouri; Roll: M653_656; Page: 1059. Household Members: Sarah A. Hume 55, George Hume 17, Sarah Hume 22, Julia Hume 19, Mary Hume 15, Ben Winesink 27, William H. Hume 24, Thomas B. Hume 22 Elisha Harris 27, and John W. Harris 24. Original data: 1860 U.S. census, population schedule. NARA microfilm publication M653, 1,438 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.