Person:Michael Elrod (1)

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Michael Elrod
m. 1 Jan 1781
  1. Maria Elrod1781 - 1785
  2. Catherine Elrod1783 -
  3. Elizabeth Elrod1784 -
  4. Michael Elrod1786 - 1849
  5. Jeremiah Elrod, III1788 - 1859
  6. Anna Elrod1790 -
  7. Harmon B Elrod1792 - 1881
  8. Salome Elrod1792 -
  9. Adam T Elrod1795 -
  10. Rachal Elrod1797 -
  11. Joseph Elrod1800 - 1835
m. 20 Jun 1807
  1. Alhanan Davis Elrod1807 -
  2. Sarah S Elrod1808 - 1894
  3. Rachal W Elrod1809 - 1883
  4. Nancy Davis Elrod1811 -
  5. Eliza F Elrod1813 - 1840
  6. Lucenda C Elrod1814 -
  7. William C Elrod1816 -
  8. Jeremiah Elrod1818 -
  9. Polly Elrod1818 -
  10. Margaret F Elrod1820 -
  11. Katherine G Elrod1822 - Bef 1845
  12. Elizabeth Elrod1824 - Abt 1871
  13. Thomas S Elrod1824 - 1903
  14. Menerva Ann Elrod1826 - 1899
  15. Martha Jane Elrod1829 -
  16. Harriet A Elrod1834 - Bef 1866
Facts and Events
Name Michael Elrod
Gender Male
Birth? 17 Mar 1786 Friedland, Rowan County, North Carolina
Marriage 20 Jun 1807 Wayne County, Kentuckyto Elizabeth Davis
Census[1] 1810 Wayne County, Kentucky
Census[2] 1820 Somerset Township, Pulaski County, Kentucky
Census[3] 1830 Wayne County, Kentucky
Census? 1840 Warren County, Kentucky
Death? 9 Jul 1849 Warren County, Kentucky
Other? King's Pond Cemetery On Lucas Farm, Warren County, KentuckyCemetery
Burial? King's Pond Cemetery On Lucas Farm, Warren County, Kentucky

MICHAEL ELROD was born in 1786 in North Carolina.

Michael married ELIZABETH DAVIS, the daughter of JOHN DAVIS, on June 20, 1807 in Wayne County, Kentucky. Elizabeth's father signed for the marriage of his daughter and Michael Elrod. John Davis may have been from Pulaski County, Tennessee though Michael and Elizabeth married in Wayne County, Kentucky.

The 1810 census shows Michael living with his family in Wayne County, Kentucky.

Michael is listed in the Pulaski County, Kentucky Tax List for 1818, 1819, 1820, 1821, 1822, 1824, and 1829.

In 1819 Michael purchased 27 acres of land in Pulaski County, Kentucky. Recorded in Book F, Page 245. (Source: The Kentucky Land Grants, Volume 1, Part 1, Chapter VI Kentucky Land Warrants (1816 - 1873), The Counties of Kentucky, Page 546)

The 1820 census shows Michael living with his family in Somerset Township, Pulaski County, Kentucky.

The 1830 census shows Michael living with his family in Wayne County, Kentucky.

On September 22, 1836, Michael bought from Littleberry Savage and Rhoda, his wife, 330 acres of land for five hundred dollars, on Big Barren River beginning at A. Leraugh's to John Closby. (Source: Warren County, Kentucky; Book 16, Page 188)

Michael bought land in Warren County, Kentucky about 1840. Older members of the family said, "When Michael and Elizabeth Elrod came to Warren County, Kentucky, they came by wagon from Pulaski County, Kentucky and the wagon was so full, all the older children walked behind the wagon."

The 1840 census shows Michael living with his family in Warren County, Kentucky.

In 1847 Michael and Thomas purchased 40 acres of land in Warren County, Kentucky. Recorded in Book 22, Page 88. (Source: The Kentucky Land Grants, Volume 1, Part 2, Chapter X Grants in the County Court Orders (1836 - 1924), The Counties of Kentucky, Page 1222)

Michael died on July 9, 1849 in Warren County, Kentucky, at 63 years of age. He is buried in King's Pond Cemetery, Flatrock, Warren County, Kentucky.

References
  1. 1810 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com. 1810 U.S. Federal Census [database online]. Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2004. Original data: United States. 1810 United States Federal Census. M252, 71 rolls. National Archives and Records Administration, Washington D.C. Not Stated, Wayne, Kentucky, roll 8, page 360, image 353.00.
  2. 1820 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com. 1820 U.S. Federal Census [database online]. Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2004. Original data: United States. 1820 United States Federal Census. M33, 142 rolls. National Archives and Records Administration, Washington D.C. Somerset, Pulaski, Kentucky, roll M33_27, page 59, image 85.
  3. 1830 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com. 1830 U.S. Federal Census [database online]. Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2004. Original data: United States. 1830 United States Federal Census. M19, 201 rolls. National Archives and Records Administration, Washington D.C. Not Stated, Pulaski, Kentucky, roll 41, page 24, image 49.