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Rev. Elisha H. Clement EAVES
Elizabeth Ann PHILLIPS
Martha A. H. Frances LANHAM
Husband:  Elisha H. Clement EAVES / EVES
Birth:  22 Mar 1833 or 1834, Henry Co., TN
Death:  18 Jan 1903, Jefferson Co., MO
Military Service:  Civil War:  Co. F, 47th MVI; wounded at the Battle of Pilot Knob
Religion:  Baptist
Occupation:  clergy
Residence in 1850:  Crawford Co., MO
Father:  William Bartlett EAVES (1811-1864) of AL
Mother:  Caroline Levina WOFFORD (1805/6-1877) of NC
Marriage-1:  21 Sep 1851, Dent? Co., MO
Wife-1:  Elizabeth "Betty" Ann PHILLIPS
Birth:  1829/30, TN
Death:  18 Feb 1865, Liberty Twp., St. Francois Co., MO
Occupation:  homemaker
Marriage-2:  15 Jun 1865, Jefferson Co., MO
Wife-2:  Martha A. H. Frances LANHAM
Birth:  1836/7 or Nov 1835 or 24 Sep 1835, VA
Death:  18 Jun 1921, Jefferson Co., MO
Disposition:  buried Hillsboro Cemetery, Hillsboro, Jefferson Co., MO
Occupation:  homemaker
Other Spouse:  m1. 9 Apr 1854, Jefferson Co., MO, John Wesley BLAKE
Father:  Thomas LANHAM (1804/5-1870s) of VA
Mother:  Caroline "Cairy / Cary / Carrie" Ann MELTON / MILTON (1806/7-    ) of VA
Children with Elizabeth PHILLIPS born MO, possibly in Liberty Twp., St. Francois Co., MO:
  1.  Ella EAVES, b. ca. 1852; d. by 1860
  2.  William C. EAVES, b. 22 Apr 1853; d. 1 Feb 1916, Desloge, St. Francois Co., MO
  3.  John C. EAVES, b. 26 Mar 1855
  4.  Nancy Jane L. EAVES, b. 22 Mar 1857; d. 6 Mar 1932; Hamilton, Ravalli Co., MT

Elisha & Elizabeth are said to have married in Dent Co., and their children are said to have been born there, however they are in the 1860 census of St. Francois Co., MO, not Dent Co.

Children with Martha LANHAM born in Jefferson Co., MO:
  5.  Thomas Bartlett EAVES, b. 25 Apr 1866; d. 24 Jul 1942, DeSoto, Jefferson Co., MO
  6.  Elisha Milton / Melton EAVES, b. 23 Jan 1868
  7.  Virginia Frances EAVES, b. 21 Oct 1869; d. 27 Dec 1901
  8.  Richard [Watt or Watson] EAVES, b. 5 Apr 1875
  9.  Martha Anna "Annie" A. EAVES, b. 20 Jan 1877
10.  Ellen EAVES, b. ca. 1878
11.  James EAVES, b. ca. 1880
Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; USA, US, United States, Alabama, Missouri, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia

Sources:

1.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service:  IGI - International Genealogical Index (online at FamilySearch.org).
Elisha EVES
Spouse: Martha A. H. LANHAM
Marriage: 15 Jun 1865, Jefferson, Missouri
Source: Marriage Records, 1825-1951. Jefferson County (Missouri). Recorder of Deeds
How is it that Martha married second as LANHAM, not BLAKE?

2.  1850 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  E. H. EAVES (æ 17, b. TN, male) is living in Crawford Co., MO (p. 218B), with his parents, B. EAVES (æ 39, b. AL) and L. EAVES (æ 40, b. NC), plus siblings.

3.  1860 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #28 of 156):  Locust Ridge P.O., Liberty Twp., St. Francois Co., MO, Roll M653_645, p. 28, PN 28, 188/188, enumerated 23 Aug 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤-
E H C Eaves 26 M   Farmer   200 Tenn
E A     " 30 F   "     "
W C     "  7 M         Mo
J C     "  5 M         "
N J L   "  2 F         "

4.  1870 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #21 of 45):  Hillsboro P.O., Central Twp., Jefferson Co., MO, Roll M593_783, p. 231A, PN 21, enumerated 14 Jul 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1870:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see
What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 15 19
147 154 Eaves Elisha 36 M W Farmer 4000 1500 Tennessee         /
          Martha 35 F W Keeps house     Virginia          
          William 17 M W Works on farm     Missouri       /  
          John 15 M W do     do       /  
          Luellen 14 F W Attends School     do       /  
          George 12 M W do     do       /  
          Andrew  9 M W do     do       /  
          Nancy  7 F W do     do       /  
          Christina  7 F W do     do       /  
          Thomas  4 M W At Home     do          
          Elisha  3 M W do     do          
          Virginia 9/12 F W do     do     Aug    
          Levina 64 F W Lives with Son     North Carolina          
    Lanham T J 21 M W Works on farm     Missouri          
    Hosi John 40 M W Blacksmith     Ireland / /      
Where's Nancy Jane?  "T. J. LANHAM" has to be Marsha's brother, General Z. T. LANHAM ("General" is his given name, not his rank; "Z. T." presumably stands for Zachary Taylor).

5.  1880 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #22 of 38 indexed "Earis"):  Central Twp., Jefferson Co., MO, Roll T9_695, p. 100B, PN 22, SD 1, ED 193, enumerated 12 Jun 1880, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1880 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1880:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see
What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 8 9 10 13 21 24 25 26
207 211 Eaves Elisha W M 46     / Farmer   MO KY KY
    _____ Martha W F 45 Wife   / Hous Keeper   MO MO MO
    _____ Thomas W M 14 Son /   Works on farm / MO MO MO
    _____ Elizha (sic) W M 12 Son /   Works on farm / MO MO MO
    _____ Virginia W F 10 Dau /   At Home / MO MO MO
    _____ Richard W M  5 Son /       MO MO MO
    _____ Martha W F  3 Dau /       MO MO MO

6.  1890 Census:  the 1890 Census Population Schedules were destroyed.

7.  1900 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #5 of 22):  Watkins Twp., Dent Co., MO, Roll T623_853 (Book 1), p. 128A, SN 3, SD 10, ED 21, enumerated 6-8 Jun 1900, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1900 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤-
1900:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 27 28
40 40 Calahan James T Head W M Feb 1866 34 M 9     MO MO MO Farmer 0   Y Y Y R F 36
    _______ Martha A A Wife W F Jan 1877 23 M 9 2 2 MO TN VA       Y Y Y      
    _______ Everett E Son W M Oct 1892  7 S       MO MO MO At School   5 Y N Y      
    _______ Elsie F Dau W F Feb 1895  5 S   0 0 MO MO MO                  
    Eaves Elisha F-in-Law W M Mar 1833 67 M       TN TN MO Minister     Y Y Y      
    _____ Martha F M-in-Law W F Nov 1835 64 M   1 1 NS Un Un                  

8.  1910 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  can't find, and I really looked.

9.  1920 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #16 of 27):  Third Street, DeSoto City (Ward 3), Valle Twp., Jefferson Co., MO, Roll T625_930, p. 268B, SN 8B, SD 11, ED 47, enumerated 7 Jan 1920, official enumeration date 1 Jan 1920 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1920:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see
What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 17 18 19 21 23 25 26
* X 193 206 Eaves Martha head O F F W 84 W Y Y VA VA VA Y none
      Calahan, Annie Dau     F W 42 W Y Y MO TN VA Y none
*Third Street

10.  WorldConnect / Ancestry World Trees (online at RootsWeb.com/Ancestry.com).

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