The Douglas Archives Genealogy Pages

Discovering our Douglas Ancestors and their Relatives

*Benjamin Elrod

Male 1790 - 1856  (64 years)


Personal Information    |    Notes    |    All    |    PDF

  • Name *Benjamin Elrod 
    Born 16 Oct 1790  Rowan County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Between 1855 and 1856  Montgomery County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I7192  My Genealogy

    Father *Robert Elrod, Sr.,   b. 23 Dec 1759, Rowan County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jul 1828, Orange County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother *Elizabeth Riddle,   b. Abt 1765, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown, Orange County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 20 Nov 1782  Probably In North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F10123  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Polly Carver,   b. 1794, Stokes County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1836, Orange County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years) 
    Married 18 Aug 1815  Stokes County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. *Benjamin Harden Harding Elrod,   b. 2 Apr 1821, Orange County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1880, Lyons County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)  [unknown]
     2. *Mary Susan Elrod,   b. 1823, Kentucky; Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1880, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     3. Martha B. Elrod,   b. 1836, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Probably Montgomery County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F10114  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sarah Ann Redenbaugh,   b. 1806, Reddin, Hamilton County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1843, Cameron, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Married 9 Oct 1826  Jefferson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • "U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900; www.Ancestry.com
      Name: Sarah Redenbaugh
      Gender: female
      Spouse Name: Benjamin Elrod
      Spouse Birth Year: 1790
      Marriage State: of IN
      Number Pages: 1
      Source Citation: Source number: 593.000; Source type: ElectronicDatabase; Number of Pages: 1; submitter Code:
      Source Information: Yates Publishing. U.S. and InternationalMarriage Records, 1560-1900 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: theGenerations Network, Inc., 2004. Original data: this uniquecollection of records was extracted from a variety of sourcesincluding family group sheets and electronic databases. originally,the information was derived from an array of materials includingpedigree charts, family history articles, queries." [Transcribed 27July 2007, SLJuhl, compiler]

      "U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900; www.Ancestry.com
      Name: Benjamin Elrod
      Gender: male
      Birth Year: 1790
      Spouse Name: Sarah Redenbaugh
      Marriage Year: 1826
      Marriage State: IN
      Number Pages: 1
      Source Citation: Source number: 593.000; Source type: ElectronicDatabase; Number of Pages: 1; submitter Code:
      Source Information: Yates Publishing. U.S. and InternationalMarriage Records, 1560-1900 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: theGenerations Network, Inc., 2004. Original data: this uniquecollection of records was extracted from a variety of sourcesincluding family group sheets and electronic databases. originally,the information was derived from an array of materials includingpedigree charts, family history articles, queries." [Transcribed 27July 2007, SLJuhl, compiler]
    Children 
     1. Child Elrod,   b. Between 1820 and 1825, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Martha Elrod,   b. Between 1820 and 1825, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Samuel K. Elrod,   b. 14 Sep 1827, Jefferson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1900, Cameron, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     4. John W. Elrod,   b. 1830, Jefferson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Hulda A. Elrod,   b. 1831, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1856, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)
     6. Charles H. Elrod,   b. 20 Jan 1834, New Market, Montgomery County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1911, Marion County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     7. Child Elrod,   b. Between 1835 and 1840, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. James B. Elrod,   b. 1840, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1856, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 15 years)
     9. George W. Elrod,   b. 1843, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F64365  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Margaret Shelton,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 17 Dec 1844  Montgomery County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F64366  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • "1840 United States Federal Census
      Name: Benjamin Elrod (eight children listed)
      Township: Scott
      County: Montgomery
      State: Indiana
      1 male under 5
      2 male 5 under 10
      1 male 10 under 15
      1 male 15 under 20
      1 male 50 under 60
      1 female under 5
      1 female 5 under 10
      1 female 15 under 20
      1 female 30 under 40
      Neighbors: Frederick Redenbaugh, Thomas Redenbaugh, Jeremiah Douglas,Mary Elizabeth Stucker, William H. Gott, Henry Redenbaugh, etc...
      Source Citation: Year: 1840; Census Place: , Montgomery, Indiana;Roll: 100; Page: 242. Ancestry.com. 1840 United States Federal Census[database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc.,2004."

      "16 September 1850 United States Federal Census; Dwelling 789/819
      Name: Benjamin Elrod
      Age: 59
      Estimated birth year: abt 1791
      Birth Place: North Carolina
      Gender: Male
      Home in 1850(City,County,State): Scott, Montgomery, Indiana
      Benjamin Elrod 59 male, Farmer, 800, North Carolina
      Huldah A. 19 female, Iowa (difficult to read, may be Indiana as well)
      Charles H. 16 male, Iowa (difficult to read, may be Indiana as well)
      James B. 10 male, Iowa (difficult to read, may be Indiana as well)
      George W. 7 male, Iowa (difficult to read, may be Indiana as well)
      Note: The census transcriptions is with one "Ia" (Iowa) for Hulda andthen slash marks after her name for the rest of the children listedunder her, and the "Ia" could be "In" (Indiana) for the children'sbirth places; It's transcribed as Iowa for 1850 census per theinformation on www.Ancestry.com; However, later census records statethat the children were born in Indiana.
      Source Citation: Year: 1850; Census Place: Scott, Montgomery, Indiana;Roll: M432_161; Page: 531; Image: 625.
      Ancestry.com. 1850 United States Federal Census [database on-line]." [Transcribed 14 November 2007, SLJuhl, compiler]