Eli J. Henthorn Jr.
PARENTS: Eli C. Henthorn and Margaret Hickman
Birth: Batch #: 8606401, Sheet #: 43, Source Call #: 1396167. Born 2 Feb 1841
COMMENT: Delbert Henthorn states, this name could be Elias Jesse Henthorn. This does not seem to be supported by the available information. He does have a son listed with this name in the 1880 census.
Problem: Was the date of birth: 2 Feb 1841 or 12 Feb 1841? Delbert Henthorn lists, 2 Feb 1841.
MARRIAGE: Eli J. Henthorn and Phebe Pittman were married on 11 Apr 1867 in Washington Co., OH
(Furnished by Ray Alfred Stewart)
Census: 1870, in Monroe Co., OH, Perry Twp. #131/133, p. 175
Eli Henthorn, 26, OH, farmer; Phebe, 22, OH, keep house
Elias, 1, OH
Living next door to Elias Pittman family.
(1870 Census data furnished by Estral Tennant)
Census: 1880, in Monroe Co., OH, Perry Twp. #129/132
Eli Henthorn, 40, OH OH OH; Phebe A., 32, w. OH OH OH
Elias Jesse, 10, s. OH OH OH; Timothy T., 8, s. OH OH OH
Hannah J., 6, d. OH OH OH; Elsie E., 4, d. OH OH OH
Amanda B., 1, d. OH OH OH
(Furnished by Richard E. Henthorn)
Eli Henthorn, born on 12 Feb 1841 died on 13 Nov 1912 at the age of 71 years, 9 months and 1 day. He married Phoebe Pittman on 1 Apr 1867. They had 11 children, 4 sons and 7 daughters. He is survived by 2 sons and 4 daughters, also 2 brothers and 1 sister. The funeral was at Antioch.
(Source: Spirit of Democracy, 12 Dec 1912, supplied by Winifred Weaver)
CEMETERY: Photograph of the tombstone at West Union Cemetery reads: Ely J. Henthorn, 1841 - 1912; Phebe A. Henthorn, 1847 - 1895; Timothy T., 1870 - 1898; Charles O., 1876 - 1895; Amanda B., 1878 - 1896; Lilly C., 1886 - 1888; Clara E., 1889 - 1891; HENTHORN.
(Furnished by Delbert Henthorn)