Elihu Reichelderfer

23 October 1847–9 March 1925 (Age 77)
Salt Creek Township, Pickaway, Ohio, United States

The Life of Elihu

When Elihu Reichelderfer was born on 23 October 1847, in Salt Creek Township, Pickaway, Ohio, United States, his father, Lewis Reichelderfer, was 26 and his mother, Julia Ann Ranck, was 25. He married Ella Snyder or Schneider on 2 January 1867, in Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Carroll Township, Platte, Missouri, United States in 1900 and Algona, King, Washington, United States in 1920. He registered for military service in 1865. He died on 9 March 1925, in Harlan, Springfield Township, Allen, Indiana, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Harlan Memorial Cemetery, Harlan, Springfield Township, Allen, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elihu Reichelderfer
Ella Snyder or Schneider
Marriage: 2 January 1867
Flora Brown
Julius Orville Reichelderfer

Spouse and Children

2 January 1867
Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Lewis Reichelderfer






    William Allen Reichelderfer


    Albin Reichelderfer


    John Lewis Reichelderfer


    Sarah Ellen Reichelderfer


+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 14

Kansas is the 34th state

Age 16

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 21

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from a place named Reicheldorf or Reichelsdorf (near Nuremberg).

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

Sources (3)

  • Elihu Reicheldifer, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Elihue Reichelderfer, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Elihue Reichelderfer, "United States Census, 1880"

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