Birth16 Sep 1836, Buchanon or Wythe Co., Virginia
Death20 Mar 1926, Rowan Co., Kentucky
BurialCrix Cemetery, Rowan Co., Ky
Marriageabt 1860, Wythe Co., Virginia
Deathbef 1879, Elliott Co., Ky
BirthSep 1860, Wythe Co., Virginia
Death3 Mar 1936, Rowan Co., Kentucky
Birth1866, Elliott Co., Kentucky
Death1943, Rowan Co., Kentucky
Birth10 Oct 1867, Grayson Co., Virginia
Death17 Aug 1936, Rowan Co., Kentucky
Notes for Eli Lambert
Private in Co. H or K, 63rd Virginia Infantry, C.S.A. Reported by his granddaughter Bess Cox to be a Fife Major and moved to Elliott County after the Civil War.
Listed in the 1869 tax records for Elliott Co., Kentucky, in an area formerly in Carter County.
His death certificate records Eli Lambert, age 89 years 6 months 4 days, born 16 Oct 1836 in With (Wythe) Co. Va, died 20 March 1926 in Wagner, Rowan Co., Ky, married, father Henry Lambert, mother’s maiden name Emla Leedy, both born in Virginia, cause of death influenza, informant Dock Lambert, Crix, Ky, burial in Cox Cemetery.
1870 census of Elliott Co., Ky, Martinsburg precinct, lists as family #125:
Lambert, Eli, 33, farmer; Elvina, 28; William, 9; James, 7; Ephraim, 5; Frances, 2; Sarah, 2/12, born April. All born in Virginia.
1880 census of Elliott Co., Ky, Mocassin precinct, enumerated 4 June, lists on p. 6 as family #33:
Lambert, Ely, 43, farmer, Va Va Va; Manervey, 37, wife, Ky Va Va; Stuart, 14, son, Va Va Va; Frances, 12, dau, Va Va Va; Elizabeth, 10, dau, Ky Va Va; John, 6, son, Ky Va Va; Franklin, 19, son, Va Va Va; James, 17, son, Va Va Va; Margaret, 11, dau, Ky Va Va; Brown, Sylvester, 13, step-son, Ky Ky Ky; Frances, 11, step-dau, Ky Ky Ky; Roda, 6, step-dau, Ky Ky Ky; Lambert, Toby, 1 month, relationship blank, Ky Ky Ky.
1900 censusof Elliott Co., Ky, Mocassin preinct, enumerated 13 June, lists on p. 6B as family #93/95:
Lambert, Eli, 63, b. Sep 1836, Va; Minerva, 58, b. Aug 1842, Ky, married 21 years, mother of 8 children, 7 living; Tobias, 20, b. Apr 1879, Ky; Lydia J., 18, b. Oct 1881, Ky; Doctor D., 15, b. May 1885, Ky.
1910 census of Rowan Co., Ky, Hogtown prec., page 15B, records as family #259:
Lambert, Eli, 75, farmer, Va Va Va; Manervy, 65, Ky Ky Ky; married 32 years, 2nd marriage for both, Manervy mother of 8 children, all living; son John, 35, Ky Va Ky.
In 1920 Eli and Manerva are living with their son Dock, at ages 83 and 78.
Notes for Elvinia Catron
Her name is also sometimes given as Melvina.