Elihu Reichelderfer

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

The Life Summary 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

  • Marriage
    2 January 1867Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, United States
  • Children


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    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 8
    Historical Boundaries: 1855: Leavenworth, Kansas Territory, United States 1861: Leavenworth, Kansas, United States
    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 called Reicheldorf or Reichelsdorf (near Nuremberg).

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

    Sources (18)

    • Elihu Reicheldifer, "United States Census, 1900"
    • E Reichelderfer in entry for Julious O Reichelderfer and Emma L Dillon, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
    • Elihue Reichelderfer, "United States Census, 1920"

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