Archibald Stewart McElhose

Male18 August 1835–26 June 1913

Brief Life History of Archibald Stewart

When Archibald Stewart McElhose was born on 18 August 1835, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John McElhose, was 27 and his mother, Nancy Ballentine, was 22. He married Matilda Jane Wallace on 4 July 1858, in Morgan, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 9 daughters. He lived in Waterford Township, Washington, Ohio, United States in 1900 and Windsor, Morgan, Ohio, United States in 1910. He died on 26 June 1913, in Stockport, Morgan, Ohio, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Stockport, Morgan, Ohio, United States.

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Archibald Stewart McElhose
Matilda Jane Wallace
Marriage: 4 July 1858
Samantha Ann McElhose
John H. McElhose
Nancy McElhose
Samuel James McElhose
Elizabeth Mae McElhose
Charles McElhose
Margaret McElhose
Bertha Belle McElhose
Laney Roxanna McElhose
Miney McElhose
Ella Jane McElhose
George Washington McElhose

Sources (52)

  • A. S. Mcelhose in entry for Miney Mcelhole, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Archibald Mc Elhose, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Arthur McElhose in entry for Samuel McElhose and Jessie Fleming, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 July 1858Morgan, Ohio, United States
  • Children (14)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 1

    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

    Age 1

    On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.


    Age 28

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Irish Liam.

    Irish (northern, mainly County Tyrone): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Chomhghain ‘son of the servant (i.e. devotee) of (Saint) Comhghan’, a personal name composed of the elements comh ‘together’ + gan-, gen- ‘born’, hence a byname for a twin.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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