Edward James Elgin

Male 1868 - 1939


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  • Born  Jan 1868  Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  20 Oct 1939  Center Point, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Center Point Cemetery, Center Point, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I25707  Virts
    Last Modified  12 Jul 2017 

    Father  William Franklin Elgin,   b. 26 Feb 1841, Astoria, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1912, Catlin, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Lydia Belle English,   b. 16 Jul 1837, Monroe, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1870, Astoria, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1 Nov 1865  Astoria, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F10389  Group Sheet

    Family  Bertha Agnes Purnell,   b. 20 May 1872, Astoria, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1965, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Astoria, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Sadie Van Elgin,   b. 5 Sep 1891, Ipava, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1988, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Fred Elgin,   b. 1892,   d. Bef 1900
     3. Edith Mae Elgin,   b. 29 Aug 1894, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1981, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Arthur J. Elgin,   b. 27 Sep 1896, Table Grove, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Oct 1918, Waterloo, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Elcy Edward Elgin,   b. 16 Nov 1898, Astoria, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1975, Center Point, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. John William Elgin,   b. 24 Nov 1900, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1987, West Des Moines, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Grace Elgin,   b. 1902, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified  4 Dec 2013 
    Family ID  F10392  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Marion Sentinel

      Walker - E. J. Elgin of Walker died Friday at the age of 71, following a brief illness. He came to Walker three years ago, though he has lived in the county 37 years, coming here form Fulton county, Ill. his birthplace. He is survived by his wife, five children, Mrs. Sadie Heefner, Mrs. Edith Heffner and John W. Elgin of Cedar Rapids, Mrs. Grace Shaw, Chicago, and Eli Elgin, of Center Point; by two half-sisters, Mrs. Grace Ranch of Culver City, Calif., and Sue Elgin of Danville, Ill., and a half-brother, Cl Elgin of Danville. There are also eighteen grandchildren. Funeral services were held Sunday at the Methodist church, with the Rev. E. H. Shuey officiating. Burial was at Center Point.