Benjamin Elam1

M, #3490, b. 23 May 1884, d. 4 October 1904
Last Edited=10 Mar 2013
     Benjamin Elam, son of Luke Elam and Mary Louise Wilson, was born on 23 May 1884 at Dodgeville, Iowa County, Wisconsin.1 Benjamin Elam was the son of Luke Elam and Mary Louise Wilson.1

Benjamin Elam appeared on the United States census of 12 June 1900 in the household of Luke Elam at Dodgeville, Iowa County, Wisconsin.2

Benjamin Elam died on 4 October 1904 at age 20.1 and was buried at Eastside Cemetery, Dodgeville, Iowa County, Wisconsin.3


  1. [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.
  2. [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 (; from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  3. [S451] Headstone and Cemetery Collection, Memorial 9441096 created 9 Sep 2004 by Mr. Badger Hawkeye.,