NameJohn C. Elam
Birth18 Jun 1830, Russell Co., Virginia
Death26 Sep 1910, Morgan Co., Kentucky
Marriage25 Jun 1853, Morgan Co., Kentucky
Birthabt 1838, Morgan Co., Kentucky
Birth16 May 1856, Morgan Co., Kentucky
Birth20 Aug 1858, Morgan Co., Kentucky
Death28 Jan 1924, Magoffin Co., Kentucky
Notes for John C. & Rebecca (Family)
Morgan Co. Ky marriage records list the marriage on 25 June 1853 of John Elam, age 21, born Russell Co., Va, to Rebecca Coffee, age 14, born Morgan Co., Ky, in Morgan Co by Elijah Coffee, witnesses E. Williams and John Coffee.
This is not intended to be a complete family group. I am entering them into my database only to show the parents of Samuel H. Elam who married Ida Mae Riddle.
1860 census of Magoffin Co., Ky, Licking Station P.O., enumerated 30 June, lists on p. 38 as family #269:
John C. Elam, 29, farmer, b. Va; Rebecca, 19, b. Ky; Benj F., 4, b. Ky; Saml H., 1, b. Ky.
1870 census of Morgan Co., Ky, Caney precinct, enumerated 22 June, lists on p. 7 as family #41:
Elam, John, farmer, b. Va; Rebecca, 30; Franklin, 14; Samuel H., 11; Amanda, 9; Nancy, 6; Elizabeth, 4; William, 1. All except John born in Ky.
1880 census of Morgan Co., Ky, Caney precinct, enumerated 21 June, lists on p. 26 as family #237:
Elam, John C., 57, farmer, b. Va Va Va; Rebecca, 40, wife, b. Ky Ky Ky; Benjamin F., 24, son; Samuel H., 21, son; Mandy, 19, dau; Nancy, 16, dau; Elizzabeth, 13 dau; William T., 12, son; Margrete, 8, dau; George W., 6, son; Martha, 4, dau. All children born Ky Va Ky.
(There are four other Elam families on this page and three on the next.)