Mary Margaret Elam

9 May 1856–3 October 1857 (Age 1)
Bond, Illinois, United States

The Life of Mary Margaret

When Mary Margaret Elam was born on 9 May 1856, in Bond, Illinois, United States, her father, Abner Elam, was 22 and her mother, Eliza Jane Phelps, was 23. She died on 3 October 1857, in her hometown, at the age of 1, and was buried in Hastings Cemetery, Bond, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Abner Elam
1834–1933
Eliza Jane Phelps
1832–1921
Harriet E. Elam
1854–
Mary Margaret Elam
1856–1857
William R. Elam
1858–
Elam
1860–1860
Frances Isabel Elam
1861–1949
Catherine Lorena Elam
1864–1918
Amanda Jane Elam
1866–
Samuel Grant Elam
1868–1957
Martha Ellen Elam
1870–1935
John Wesley Elam
1873–1968

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Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from a place called Elham, in Kent, or a lost place of this name in Crayford, Kent. The first is derived from Old English ǣl ‘eel’ + hām ‘homestead’ or hamm ‘enclosure hemmed in by water’. There is also an Elam Grange in Bingley, West Yorkshire, but the current distribution of the name in the British Isles suggests that it did not contribute significantly to the surname.

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

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  • Mary M. Elam, "Find A Grave Index"

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