Crofoot, Eli Gideon

Crofoot, Eli Gideon

Male 1876 - Abt 1929  (52 years)

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  • Name Crofoot, Eli Gideon 
    Born 8 Dec 1876  Galva, Delmore Twp., McPherson, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 21 Nov 1916  Roxbury, McPherson, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died Abt 1929  [2
    Probate 14 Oct 1929  Chase County, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I27280  Sackett | Descendants of Samantha Sackett Crowfoot (c1795-1878)
    Last Modified 9 May 2020 

    Father Crofoot, Eli Dudley,   b. 1828, Lake County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Nov 1885, Delmore Twp., McPherson, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Mother Michel, Mary Margret,   b. 15 Nov 1835, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1916, LaHarpe, Allen County, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 1 Jan 1856 
    Children 11 children 
     1. Crofoot, Mary Margaret,   b. 6 Jun 1858, Clinton County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1934, Canton, McPherson, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     2. Crofoot, Matilda Jane,   b. 6 Jan 1861, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown
     3. Crofoot, Elizabeth M.,   b. 2 May 1863, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1918  (Age 54 years)
     4. Crofoot, Viola M.,   b. 5 May 1865, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1877, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 11 years)
     5. Crofoot, Carrie Della,   b. 7 Mar 1867, Knox County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1900, Marquette, McPherson County, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)
    +6. Crofoot, Cora Alice,   b. 7 Jul 1869, Hannibal, Ralls, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1944, Great Falls, Cascade County, Montana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     7. Crofoot, John Freeman,   b. 14 Dec 1870, Ray County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1939  (Age 68 years)
     8. Crofoot, Rachel Sylvia,   b. 10 Nov 1872, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1915, Salina, Saline, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)
     9. Crofoot, Ida Caroline,   b. 20 Oct 1874, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1922, Salina, Saline, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)
    +10. Crofoot, Eli Gideon,   b. 8 Dec 1876, Galva, Delmore Twp., McPherson, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1929  (Age 52 years)
     11. Crofoot, Will,   d. Unknown
     
    Family ID F9707  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Boyce, Eva Mary,   b. 1 Jul 1870, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1921, Moore Haven, Glades, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Married 17 Nov 1909 
    Children 
    +1. Crofoot, Eva Ruth,   b. 27 Apr 1911, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1982  (Age 70 years)
    Last Modified 9 May 2020 
    Family ID F23925  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Dec 1876 - Galva, Delmore Twp., McPherson, Kansas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Crofoot, Eva Ruth - 27 Apr 1911 - Kansas, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Pension for children under 16 for Eli D. Crofoot, applied for by his wife, Mary M. Micheal on 23 May 1891 supplied birth date & 1885 KS state census, McPherson Co. supplied place. - [Roger Boardman]

  • Sources 
    1. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 6 May 2020.
      The Gypsum Advocate (Gypsum, Kansas), 30 Nov 1916, Page 2

      Obituary.

      Mary Margret Michel was born Nov. 15th, 1835, in Buchanan county, Mo., and died at the home of her daughter. Mrs. Jane Kennedy, at LaHarpe, Kansas, Nov. 21st, 1916, age 81 years and 6 days. January 1st, 1856, she was united in marriage to Eli D. Crofoot, who preceded her November 17th, 1885. To this union were torn eight daughters and three sons, eight of whom survive her, Mrs. Mary Smith, Fairview, Okla.; Mrs. Jane Kennedy, LaHarpe, Kansas, Mrs. Elizabeth Kennedy, Held, Ore., Mrs. Cora Chamberlain, Sapulpa, Okla.; Mrs. Ida Brust, Roxbury, Kansas; Mr. John Crofoot, Canton, Kans. Mr. Eli Crofoot, Roxbury, Kans. and Mr. Will Crofoot, Platka, Florida. Three daughters, Viola M. Crofoot, Rachel Crofoot-Hill and Carrie Crofoot-Hutton have passed away. She leaves forty grand children and a number of great-grandchildren.

      Mr. and Mrs. Crofoot came to Kansas and settled on a homestead northwest of Galva, Kansas, where she Hived until 1897 and later moved to McPherson. In 1905 she came to Roxbury, where she lived the remaining days of her life.

      In the early eighties she united with the United Brethren church and remained faithful until her death.

      The funeral services were held at Canton, Kansas, in the Baptist church Thursday morning, November 23rd, at 10 o'clock, conducted by Rev. Pennington, pastor of that church, assisted by Rev. Lott of the Presbyterian church at Roxbury.

      Note: Nearly identical obituaries appeared in the McPherson Daily Republican (McPherson, Kansas), on 30 Nov 1916 (page 3) and in the Canton Pilot (Canton, Kansas) on 30 Nov 1916 (page 8).

      Transcribed by Ted Smith

    2. [S2322] Kansas, Wills and Probate Records, 1803-1987, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 9 May 2020.
      Name: Eli G Crofoot
      Probate Date: 14 Oct 1929
      Probate Place: Chase, Kansas, USA
      Inferred Death Year: Abt 1929
      Inferred Death Place: Kansas, USA
      Case Number: 221
      Item Description: Probate Court Case Files, 216-254

      The estate filing is on the behalf of Eva Ruth Crofoot, age 18, a minor heir, by her uncle, J.F. Crofoot. He was granted guardianship. Ray and E.C. Crofoot each put up $6,000 as bond.

      The papers indicate that J.F. Crofoot discharged is duties on 5 Jun 1930 and paid the balance of the estate to Eva Ruth Crofoot Chastain.


      Researched by Ted Smith


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