Archibald Stewart McElhose

18 August 1835–26 June 1913 (Age 77)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Archibald Stewart

When Archibald Stewart McElhose was born on 18 August 1835, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John McElhose, was 26 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

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4 July 1858
Morgan, Ohio, United States


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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

Irish (mainly County Tyrone): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Chomhghain ‘son of the servant of (Saint) Comhghan’, a personal name composed of the elements comh ‘together’ + gan-, gen- ‘born’, hence a byname for a twin. This name was borne by an 8thcentury Irish prince who lived as a monk in Scotland.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Archibald S Mcelhose, "United States Census of Union Veterans and Widows of the Civil War, 1890"
  • Archibald S McElhase, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Archibald Mcelhose in household of John Mcelhose, "United States Census, 1850"

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