Luke Elam1

M, #830, b. 24 November 1850, d. 30 May 1943
Last Edited=11 Jul 2014
     Luke Elam, son of Benjamin Elam and Nancy France, was born on 24 November 1850 at Dodgeville, Iowa County, Wisconsin.1,2 Luke Elam was the son of Benjamin Elam and Nancy France.1

Luke Elam appeared on the United States census of 1860 in the household of John Elam at Dodgeville, Iowa County, Wisconsin.3

Luke Elam appeared on the United States census of 18 July 1870 in the household of Benjamin Elam at Dodgeville, Iowa County, Wisconsin.4

Luke was a successful farmer whose specialty was in raising stock. He was a Democrat and travelled extensively in the western states though he always maintained his home either on the farm or in town in Dodgeville. He was a member of the Dodgeville Lodge of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows.5

Luke Elam appeared on the United States census of 21 June 1880 in the household of Benjamin Elam at Dodgeville, Iowa County, Wisconsin.6

Luke Elam married Mary Louise Wilson on 22 November 1882 at Dodgeville, Iowa County, Wisconsin, Luke and Louise had 6 children, two of whom died in infancy.2,7

On 12 June 1900, Luke Elam appeared on the United States Census, at Dodgeville, Iowa County, Wisconsin.8

On 27 April 1910, Luke Elam appeared on the United States Census, at Dodgeville, Iowa County, Wisconsin.9

On 22 January 1920, Luke Elam appeared on the United States Census, at Highland, Iowa County, Wisconsin.10

Luke Elam appeared on the United States census of 13 April 1930 in the household of Vern G. Berryman (?) at Dodgeville, Iowa County, Wisconsin.11

Luke Elam appeared on the United States census of 23 April 1940 in the household of Vern G. Berryman (?) at Dodgeville, Iowa County, Wisconsin.12

Luke Elam died on 30 May 1943 at Dodgeville, Iowa County, Wisconsin, at age 92.2,13 and was buried at Eastside Cemetery, Dodgeville, Iowa County, Wisconsin.13

Children of Luke Elam and Mary Louise Wilson

Citations

  1. [S33] 1860 United States Census, population schedule; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  2. [S216] George Crawford and Robert M. Crawford, editor, Memoirs of Iowa County Wisconsin. From the Earliest Historical Times Down to the Present (Wisconsin: Northwestern Historical Association, 1913), page 31.. Hereinafter cited as Memoirs of Iowa County WI.
  3. [S33] 1860 United States Census, population schedule, Dodgeville, Iowa County, Wisconsin, P. 626, FHC #0805412.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  4. [S34] 1870 United States Census, population schedule, Dodgeville, Iowa County, Wisconsin, stamped page 61, family 241, line 27.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  5. [S216] George Crawford and Robert M. Crawford, editor, Memoirs of Iowa County Wisconsin. From the Earliest Historical Times Down to the Present (Wisconsin: Northwestern Historical Association, 1913), page 30 - 31.. Hereinafter cited as Memoirs of Iowa County WI.
  6. [S35] 1880 United States Census, population schedule, Dodgeville, Iowa County, Wisconsin, Supervisor's District 2, Enumeration District 150 1/2, stamped page 256, line 21.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  7. [S493] Ancestry.com, online, citing Dodd, Jordan, Liahona Research, comp.. Wisconsin Marriages, 1835-1900 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2000.
    Original data: Marriage records from various counties in Wisconsin between 1835 and 1900, as accessed 10 Mar 2013.. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.com.
  8. [S1] 1900 United States Census, population schedule, Dodgeville, Iowa County, Wisconsin, Supervisor's District 2, Enumeration District 60, stamped page 74, line 44.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  9. [S2] 1910 United States Census, population schedule, Dodgeville, Ward 2, Iowa County, Wisconsin, Supervisor's District 3, Enumeration District 53, stamped page 82, line 27.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  10. [S3] 1920 United States Census, population schedule, Highland, Iowa County, Wisconsin, Supervisor's District 3, Enumeration District 157, stamped page 87, line 45.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  11. [S120] 1930 United States Census, population schedule, Dodgeville, Iowa County, Wisconsin, Supervisor's District 12, Enumeration District 25-8, sheet 9B, line 74.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  12. [S480] 1940 United States Census, population schedule, Dodgeville, Iowa County, Wisconsin, Supervisor's District 3, Enumeration District 25-8, page 72B and 73A, line 79.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  13. [S451] Headstone and Cemetery Collection, Memorial 9441096 created 9 Sep 2004 by Mr. Badger Hawkeye., Findagrave.com.