Name: Amy Ellen ELBIN
Given Name: Amy Ellen
Birth: 22 May 1888 in , Greene County, Pennsylvania 1
Death: 18 Feb 1979
!BIRTH-MARRIAGE-CHILDREN-DEATH: E-mail letter from Pat (email@example.com); ; Ltr dated 10 May 2000; original in poss of Pat Geary, Harrisonburg VA.
Change Date: 7 Mar 2004 at 15:20:22
Parts of her diary:
"John Henry-Farmer + stock grower born in Somerset Co. penn. July 25, 1827. Son of John & Elizabeth ( Imell) Henry. Natives of Penn. & Maryland repectively. His father was a farmer, blacksmith, and also a hotel keeper in Somerset Co. for many years. My Grandpa was the 9th in a family of 10. He was reared on the farm, in turkey foot Twp. Owned 165 A of land. Married Hannah ( Garey)Miller , daughter of Peter Garey and widow of Mike Miller Feb. 11, 1847. He was 20 & she 25. Pretty young to take on a widow and 2 boys . They were members of the baptist Church. Enlised in 1862 age 35. took Abe & Anthony with him. they had big 6 ft. long heavy guns. "
From another portion of her diary.
"His Grandfather, ( my Great, Great, was in the rev.war. And his Uncle Peter Henry was in the war of 1812 under General Harrison. ."
" When the war was over the men were paid in land grants instead of money. Thats when my Grandpa crossed the Allegheny Mts. into Western Penna and took up land.
From another Portion of her will
"Grandpa Henry & his step sons Abe and Anthony Miller and Grandma's brother Simon Garey all volunteered in the Civil War. Enlisted in 1862. Grandpa was wounded at Spotto Sylvania Court House May 12, 64. Discharged by General Order June8, 65. He has his right thumb shot off. Uncle Simon had a bullet in his arm. Couldn't bend it or straighten it out. He carried it as if it was in a sling. Grandpa got $ 30 a month for the rest of his life, then Grandma got it the rest of her life. She was 80 when he died and lived to be 90. She was born on Christmas Day.
Father: John William ELBIN b: 13 Oct 1857
Mother: Nancy Ellen HENRY b: 9 Apr 1864 in Sugar Grove, Greene, Pennsylvania
Cleveland Thurman BURSON b: 24 Nov 1890 in , , Ohio
- Bayard Taylor BURSON b: 22 Apr 1913 in , , Ohio
- Thurman Carlyle BURSON b: 9 Feb 1917 in , , Ohio
- Shirley Marilyn BURSON b: 20 Oct 1924
- Title: 1930 United States Federal Census. [database on-line]
Author: Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2001-.
Publication: Internet Web Site
Note: Image Source: Year: 1930; Census Place: Van Buren, Montgomery, Ohio; Roll: T626_1857; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 202; Image: 0787. Name: Amy E Burson Age: 38 years Estimated birth year: 1891 Relation to Head-of-house: Wife Home in 1930: Van Buren, Montgomery, Ohio