1876 - Abt 1929 (52 years)
||Crofoot, Eli Gideon |
||8 Dec 1876
||Galva, Delmore Twp., McPherson, Kansas, USA
||21 Nov 1916
||Roxbury, McPherson, Kansas, USA 
||Abt 1929 
||14 Oct 1929
||Chase County, Kansas, USA 
||Sackett | Descendants of Samantha Sackett Crowfoot (c1795-1878)
||9 May 2020 |
||Crofoot, Eli Dudley, b. 1828, Lake County, Ohio, USA , d. 17 Nov 1885, Delmore Twp., McPherson, Kansas, USA (Age 57 years) |
||Michel, Mary Margret, b. 15 Nov 1835, Indiana, USA , d. 21 Nov 1916, LaHarpe, Allen County, Kansas, USA (Age 81 years) |
||1 Jan 1856
||11 children |
| ||1. Crofoot, Mary Margaret, b. 6 Jun 1858, Clinton County, Missouri, USA , d. 30 Apr 1934, Canton, McPherson, Kansas, USA (Age 75 years)|
| ||2. Crofoot, Matilda Jane, b. 6 Jan 1861, Missouri, USA , d. Unknown|
| ||3. Crofoot, Elizabeth M., b. 2 May 1863, Missouri, USA , d. 4 Jan 1918 (Age 54 years)|
| ||4. Crofoot, Viola M., b. 5 May 1865, Missouri, USA , d. Abt 1877, Kansas, USA (Age 11 years)|
| ||5. Crofoot, Carrie Della, b. 7 Mar 1867, Knox County, Missouri, USA , d. 14 Aug 1900, Marquette, McPherson County, Kansas, USA (Age 33 years)|
|+||6. Crofoot, Cora Alice, b. 7 Jul 1869, Hannibal, Ralls, Missouri, USA , d. 14 Sep 1944, Great Falls, Cascade County, Montana, USA (Age 75 years)|
| ||7. Crofoot, John Freeman, b. 14 Dec 1870, Ray County, Missouri, USA , d. 6 Mar 1939 (Age 68 years)|
| ||8. Crofoot, Rachel Sylvia, b. 10 Nov 1872, Missouri, USA , d. 3 Apr 1915, Salina, Saline, Kansas, USA (Age 42 years)|
| ||9. Crofoot, Ida Caroline, b. 20 Oct 1874, Missouri, USA , d. 19 Feb 1922, Salina, Saline, Kansas, USA (Age 47 years)|
|+||10. Crofoot, Eli Gideon, b. 8 Dec 1876, Galva, Delmore Twp., McPherson, Kansas, USA , d. Abt 1929 (Age 52 years)|
| ||11. Crofoot, Will, d. Unknown|
||Group Sheet | Family Chart
||Boyce, Eva Mary, b. 1 Jul 1870, Ohio, USA , d. 14 Jun 1921, Moore Haven, Glades, Florida, USA (Age 50 years) |
||17 Nov 1909
||9 May 2020 |
||Group Sheet | Family Chart
- 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]
- [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 6 May 2020.
The Gypsum Advocate (Gypsum, Kansas), 30 Nov 1916, Page 2
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
- [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