Hortansis Elson



Hanson Elson married Melissa Frye in Peoria County, Illinois October 9, 1845.

In 1850 Peoria County, Illinois, Hance Elston is 26, born in Ohio, Melissa 26 Pennsylvania. Arberrey is 8, Wm. 4, and "Lenunerrinus 2, all three born in ILlinois.
In 1860 Peoria County, Archibald H. is 38, Melissa 41, Ortansus 17, Demarius 12, Louisa 10, Sarah E. 7, and Ben F. 4.
Hortensis, born about 1842 at Radnour, Peoria County, Illinois, enlisted at Peoria Ausust 16, 1861, mustered out Aug 16, 1861.

Hortanses Elson married Anna Stewart May 6, 1869 in Dodge County, Nebraska.

Hortansis proved up 80 acres in Dodge County, Nebraska in 1873, and another 80 in 1881. (An Archibald H. Elson had proved up 80 acres there in 1877.)

Archibald 1820-1891 is bured in Dodge County # 78864753, with Melissa 1819-1900.
The 1880 Dodge County census of Union Precict has a Sarah E. Elson dying with idigeneral paralysis occuring about age 8.
Sarah E. Elson 1854-1882 is buried in Dodge County - Millar -Sloss cemetery.


In 1885 Dodge County, Hortensis is 43 born in Illinois, Anna A. 40 Indiana, Frank 14 and Adda 11 both born in Nebraska.

Hortansis timber-claimed a quarter in 9, 8N 49W in 1895.


"H. Ellson" was Officer of the Day of the Fleming G.A.R. post in 1895, with "H. Elson" a private in E, 47th Illinois Infantry.

Hortansis Elson, 1842-1917 is buried in North Bend, Nebraska, # 59721037, with Audrey Ann (Steward) Elson 1837-1911, # 136808209.