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George ELY
Ms. __?__
Husband:  George ELY / ELEY / EALY
Birth:  28 Feb 1807, Centre Co., PA
Death:  29 Jan 1887, Monroe Twp., Green Co., WI
Father:  John ELY
Mother:  Catharine JOHNSONBACH
Wife-1:  Ms. __?__
Marriage-2:  7 Mar 1832, Knox Co., OH
Wife-2:  Lucinda FORSYTHE
Birth:  26 Jul 1813, Utica, Licking Co., OH
Death:  23 Jan 1875, Monroe Twp., Green Co., WI
Marriage-3:  aft. 23 Jan 1875
Wife-3:  Jemima DENNIS
Other spouse:  m1. 1861, William BLACKFORD
Children with Wife-1:
Children with Lucinda FORSYTHE:
born in Jackson Twp. Knox Co., OH:
  1.  Naomi ELY, b. 27 Apr 1833; d. Jun 1875
  2.  Aaron ELY, b. 14 May 1835; d. 16 Aug 1887
  3.  Catherine ELY, b. 2 Jun 1837; d. 23 Oct 1871
  4.  Lovinia ELY, b. 29 Nov 1839; d. 22 Feb 1923
  5.  John William ELY, b. 14 Mar 1842; d. 16 Dec 1886
  6.  Keziah ELY, b. 18 Aug 1844; d. 28 Aug 1882

born in Jefferson Twp., Green Co., WI:
  7.  Elizabeth ELY, b. Apr 1847; d. Dec 1899
  8.  Josiah ELY, b. 10 Jul 1849; d. 21 Mar 1941
  9.  James ELY, b. 4 Aug 1852; d. 17 Dec 1891
10.  Lucinda Ellen ELY, b. Oct 1854; d. 1930

Children with Jemima DENNIS:


1.  Liahona Research (Orem, UT), compilers.  1996.  Marriage Index:  Ohio, 1789-1850.  (Broderbund CD-400):
Eley, George Forsyth, Lucinda Mar 7, 1832 Knox Co.

2.  NARA.  1967.  Population Schedules of the Sixth Census of the United States, 1840, Roll 406, Ohio, Volume 13 (211-412): Knox County.  Microcopy No. 704. National Archives Microfilm Publications, Washington, DC  (Family Quest Archives:  Ohio Federal Census 1840:  Knox County.  Heritage Quest CD M704-406; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen).
1840 OH Knox Co. Jackson Twp. p. 399B George Ely 010 001 - 210 010
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 5-9 1830-1835 = Aaron (b. 1835)
1 male 30-39 1800-1810 = George (b. 1807)
2 females 4 or under 1835-1840 = Lovinia (b. 1839)
= Catherine (b. 1837)
1 female 5-9 1830-1835 = Naomi (b. 1833)
1 female 20-29 1810-1820 = Lucinda (b. 1813)
For neighbors, see this table

3.  Wisconsin Territorial Census (data courtesy of Lynda Bowersock):
Dec 1, 1847 George Eley WI Green Co. p. 12 3 males, 6 females, 9 total
Three males:  George, Aaron, John.
Six females:  Lucinda, Naomi, Catherine, Lovina, Keziah, Elizabeth.
Consistent with 1850.

4a.  Census Index:  U.S. Selected Counties, 1850 (Broderbund CD-317):
1850 Ealey, George WI Green Co. Jefferson p. 207

4b.  1850 Census:  Jefferson Twp., Green Co., WI, p. 45, 31/32 (data courtesy of Lynda Bowersock):
George Ealy 43 farm 1600 PA
Lucinda 36     OH
Naomi 17     OH
Aaron 15 farm   OH
Catherine 12     OH
Lovina 10     OH
John W  8     OH
Keziah  5     OH
Elizabeth  3     WI
Josiah 10/12     WI

5.  1860 Census:  Jefferson Twp., Green Co., WI, p. 387, 1220-15 (data courtesy of Lynda Bowersock):
George Ely 53 farm 5000/1000 PA
Lucinda 47     OH
Aaron 25     OH
Lovina 20     OH
John W 18     OH
Keziah 15     WI
Elizabeth 13     WI
Josiah 11     WI
James J  8     WI
Lucinda E  5     WI

6.  1870 Census:  Jefferson Twp., Green Co., WI, p. 294, 292/286 (data courtesy of Lynda Bowersock):
George Eley 63   9000/6000 PA
Lucinda 59     OH
Josiah 22     WI
James 19     WI
Ellen 16     WI

7.  1880 Census.  (According to Bell, living in Jefferson Twp., Green Co., WI.)

8.  Anon.  1884.  History of Green County, Wisconsin.  Union Publ. Co., Springfield, IL.  On p. 887:
George Eley is a native of Pennsylvania and was born in Centre county, Feb. 28, 1807.  He is the son of John and Catharine (Johnsonbach) Eley, also natives of the same State.  He is of German extraction, his grandfather and great-grandfather being natives of that country.  When thirty-eight years old, George came to this county from Ohio and settled on a farm in Richland where he remained until 1875, then came to Juda.  He is now comfortably situated and lives upon the income of his money, which he loans.  Mr. Eley has been married three times, and his first two wives are buried in Austin Cemetery.  His present wife was Mrs. Jemima Blackford, formerly Jemima Dennis. He is the father of ten children, seven of whom are now living.  He is a member of the Church of Christ (Disciples).  Mrs. Eley formerly was a member of the Baptist Church...

9.  Raymond M. Bell.  The Families of George Ealy, East Finley Township, and Michael Ely, Buffalo Township, Washington [County], Pennsylvania (online at the Washington County PAGenWeb site).  Has George b. Centre Co., PA, mother Catherine JOHNSONBACK.  Has only Lucinda and Jemima as wives of George.

10.  Descendants of George ELEY by Bernard Eley.

11.  Emails from Lynda Bowersock.

12.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service: Ancestral File.

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