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KITCHEN Elias Davidson

Male 1811 - 1861  (50 years)


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  • Name KITCHEN Elias Davidson  [1
    Born 1811  , , , Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    1820 U.S. Census 7 Aug 1820  , Lebanon, Washington [later Marion] County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Age: < 10y 
    • Males: <10 - 1 = Elias (age 9); 10-16 - 1 = George (age 14); 26-45 - 1= Anthony (age 43)
      Females: <10 - 3 = Frances (age 7), Susan (age 5), Margaret (age 3); 10-16 - 1 = Nancy (age 12); 26-45 - 1 = Margaret Neeley

      Elizabeth (age 15) died in 1819, and Jane assumed to have died before 1810, so they are not on census.
    1820 U.S. census, Kentucky, Washington County, Lebanon Township
    1820 U.S. census, Kentucky, Washington County, Lebanon Township
    1830 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1830  , , Crawford [later Pulaski then Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Age: < 20y 
    • Males: 15-20 - 1 = Elias (age 19);
      40-50 - 1 = Anthony
      Females: <5 - 1 = ??;
      5-10 - 1 = ??;
      10-15 - 1 = Margaret (age 12);
      15-20 - 2 = Susan (age 15) and Frances (age 17);
      20-30 - 1 = Nancy (age 22);
      40-50 - 1 = Margaret (Neely)

      The two younger girls recorded in the household of Anthony Kitchen are unknown.
    1830 U.S. census, Missouri, Crawford County
    1830 U.S. census, Missouri, Crawford County
    Land Purchase 3 Nov 1836  , Yancy Mills, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • T35N, R8W, Sect.9, SE 1/4 of NW 1/4
    1840 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1840  , , Pulaski [later Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Age: < 30y 
    • He was represented by a mark in the household of Anthony Kitchen for a male between the ages of 20 and 30
    1840 U.S. census, Missouri, Pulaski County
    1840 U.S. census, Missouri, Pulaski County
    Page 216, for Various People
    Land Purchase 16 May 1842  , Yancy Mills, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • T35N, R8W, Sect.9, NE 1/4 of SW 1/4
    Occupation 1850  [6
    merchant 
    1850 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1850  , District #72, Pulaski [later Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Age: 39y 
    • He was recorded as the head of household, and 39 years old at the time of this census. His occupation was recorded as "merchant", and Kentucky was his reported birthplace.
    1850 U.S. census, Missouri, Pulaski County, District #72 [ARTHUR and WRIGHT]
    1850 U.S. census, Missouri, Pulaski County, District #72 [ARTHUR and WRIGHT]
    Will 8 Oct 1853  [7
    • WILL OF E.D. KITCHEN
      Will Book A & B - Pages 67-69
      "In the name of God Amen"
      I, Elias D. Kitchen, Sr. of the county of Pulaski in the State of Missouri and considering the certainty of death and the uncertainty of the time thereof and to the end that I may be better prepared to leave this world when it shall please God to call me hence do make and publish the following as my last will and testament.
      Item 1st I give and bequeath unto my sister Margaret Kitchen all my Real and personal estate to have and to hold during her natural life and at her death to do with as she may think best paying out of the same, all my just debts and funeral expenses.
      2nd Lastly I hereby nominate constitute and appoint my friend Lewis F. Wright (in whose confidence I very much rely) my sole executor hereby giving to him full power and authority to come into effect my wishes as above expressed.

      In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 8th day of October in the year of our Lord 1853.


      Elias D. Kitchen (seal)
      signed, sealed and delivered by the above testator as and for his last will and testament in the presence of who in his presence and at his request have signed the same as witnesses the day and date above written.


      (signed) David Lenox
      (signed) James Brown
      Filed and recorded)
      September 5th A.D. 1865)

      Horace Wilcox
      clerk
      State of Missouri)
      County of Phelps) In vacation of county court.
      Be it remembered that on this 5th day of Sept. 1865 personally appeared before the undersigned Horace Wilcox, clerk of the county court in and for said county state aforesaid William Arthur of law ful age says that he was acquainted with Elias D. Kitchen the testator in the annexed will in his life time and I was also acquainted with James Brown one of the subscribing witnesses thereto and with his hand writing having frequently seen him write his name and that to the best of his knowledge and belief the signature of Elias D. Kitchen to the said instrument of writing is in the proper hand writing of the said Elias D. Kitchen and that the signature of the said James Brown as a subscribing witness there to is the proper hand writing of the said James Brown and the said William Arthur further deposes and says that the said Elias D. Kitchen and James Brown were neighbors and friends and that he has heard the said Elias D. Kitchen say that he had made a will.


      William Arthur.
      Witness
      J.E. Manus
      subscribed and sworn to before me on the day and year first herein mentioned.
      On testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed the seal of said court at office the day aforesaid.


      Horace Wilcox.

      State of Mo)
      C. of Phelps)
      Be it remembered that on this 5th day of september, 1865 personally appeared before the undersigned Horace Wilcox clerk of the county court in and for the county and state aforesaid Elizabeth F. Lenox of lawful age and being first duly sworn deposes and says that she was well acquainted with Elias C. Kitchen the testator in the annexed will in his life time but was not acquainted with his hand writing she was also well acquainted with David Lenox on of the subscribing witnesses thereto and with his hand writing having frequently seen him write his name and that to the best of knowledge and belief the signature of said David Lenox hereto is in the proper handwriting and that the said David Lenox was his father and she has heard him speak of the annexed will in his life time that he is now dead I also know that James Brown the other subscribing witness to said is dead.
      Elizabeth F. Lenox
      subscribed and sworn to me fore on this day and year above written In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed the seal of said court at office the date aforesaid.

      Horace Wilcox
      State of Missouri)
      County of Phelps)

      In Vacation of the County Court
      Be it remembered that on this 5th day of september 1865 personally appeared before the undersigned Horace Wilcox clerk of the county court within and for the county of Phelps and state of Missouri, Mary Jane Brookshire of lawful age and being by me first duly sworn, deposes and says that she was well acquainted with Elias D. Kitchen the testator in the annexed will in his lifetime and with his hand writing I was also well acquainted with David Lenox and James Brown the subscribing witnesses thereto but did not know there hand writing very well, but I was well acquainted with Elias D. Kitchen's hand writing having often seen him write as I was raised by him and his sister Margaret Kitchen from a small girl, I further say that I was present when said will was wrote and signed and that I know the same was written by James Brown and was signed by the said Elias D. Kitchen as his last will in the presence of said David Lenox and James Brown and in my presence and the said David Lenox and James Brown signed the same as witnesses in the presence of the testator and each other and my presence on the day and date mentioned in said will that the said Elias D. Kitchen and the said David Lenox and James Brown were neighbors and friends and I have heard the said Elias D. Kitchen speak since of having made his will refering to the annexed will as it is now present


      (signed) Mary Jane Brookshire
      subscribed and sworn to before me in the day and year first herein written.

      In testimony whereof I Horace Wilcox clerk of the county court and county & state aforesaid hereunto let my hand and affix the seal of said court at office the date aforesaid.


      Horace Wilcox clerk
      Filed and recorded September the 5th A.D. 1865


      Horace Wilcox
      clerk.
    Land Purchase 20 Jan 1858  , Yancy Mills, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • T35N, R8W, Sect.8, W 1/2 of SW 1/4
    Occupation 1860  [8
    farmer 
    1860 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1860  , Rolla, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Age: 49y 
    • He was recorded as E.D. Kitchen, the head of household, and was 49 years old at the time of this census. His occupation was recorded as "farmer", and Kentucky was his reported birthplace.
    1860 U.S. census, Missouri, Phelps County, Rolla [KITCHEN, E.D., WRIGHT, Lewis F]
    1860 U.S. census, Missouri, Phelps County, Rolla [KITCHEN, E.D., WRIGHT, Lewis F]
    Died 10 Aug 1861  , Wilson's Creek, Green and Christian Counties, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cause: military action in the Battle of Wilson's Creek during the Civil War 
    Person ID I4801  Kult-Lawhorn-Case-Collier Family Tree | Collier Branch
    Last Modified 2 May 2016 

    Father KITCHEN William "Anthony",   b. Cal 1778, , , Greenbrier County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1868, , Yancy Mills, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 90 years) 
    Mother NEELY Margaret,   b. , , , Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1876 
    Married 3 Dec 1801  , Springfield, Washington County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11, 12
    • Married by Minister Owen Owens [9]
    Marriage Record of KITCHEN, Anthony and NEELEY, Margaret
    Marriage Record of KITCHEN, Anthony and NEELEY, Margaret
    Family ID F277  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1811 - , , , Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1820 U.S. Census - Age: < 10y - 7 Aug 1820 - , Lebanon, Washington [later Marion] County, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1830 U.S. Census - Age: < 20y - 1 Jun 1830 - , , Crawford [later Pulaski then Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Purchase - 3 Nov 1836 - , Yancy Mills, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1840 U.S. Census - Age: < 30y - 1 Jun 1840 - , , Pulaski [later Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Purchase - 16 May 1842 - , Yancy Mills, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1850 U.S. Census - Age: 39y - 1 Jun 1850 - , District #72, Pulaski [later Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Purchase - 20 Jan 1858 - , Yancy Mills, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1860 U.S. Census - Age: 49y - 1 Jun 1860 - , Rolla, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: military action in the Battle of Wilson's Creek during the Civil War - 10 Aug 1861 - , Wilson's Creek, Green and Christian Counties, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S207] Phelps County Genealogical Society (Mo.). Phelps County Missouri Heritage, Vol. I, (Rolla, Missouri : Phelps County Genealogical Society, 1992), p. 230; Submitted by Mrs. Betty J. Logan.

    2. [S714] Missouri. Phelps County. 1860 U.S. census, population schedule. Digital images. Ancestry.com. http://www.ancestry.com : 2007.

    3. [S688] Kentucky. Washington County. 1820 U.S. census, population schedule. Digital images. Ancestry.com. http://www.ancestry.com : 2007 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S690] Missouri. Crawford County. 1830 U.S. census. Digital images. Ancestry.com. http://www.ancestry.com : 2007 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S699] Missouri. Pulaski County. 1840 U.S. census. Digital images. Ancestry.com. http://www.ancestry.com : 2007 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S224] Missouri. Pulaski County. 1850 U.S. census, population schedule. Digital images. Ancestry.com. http://www.ancestry.com : 2007 (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S664] Pugh, Barbara, compiler. "Phelps County Missouri Will Index, Book A." Database. RootsWeb, an Ancestry.com Community, (http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mophelps/wills/willsindexa.htm : accessed 16 January 2015), http://www.rootsweb.com/~mophelps/willedkitchen.htm (Reliability: 2), 2 Nov 2007.

    8. [S714] Missouri. Phelps County. 1860 U.S. census, population schedule. Digital images. Ancestry.com. http://www.ancestry.com : 2007 (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S89] The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints [LDS]. “International Genealogical Index.” Database. FamilySearch, (http://www.familysearch.org : accessed 2007-2015), p. 97 (Reliability: 2).
      references Bond Book 1, page 40

    10. [S1067] Kentucky. Washington County."Kentucky Birth, Marriage and Death Records (1852-1910)." KSA microfilm 241382. Kentucky Dept. of Libraries and Archives, Frankfort., p. 41, entry for Anthony Kitchen and Margaret Neeley (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S207] Phelps County Genealogical Society (Mo.). Phelps County Missouri Heritage, Vol. I, (Rolla, Missouri : Phelps County Genealogical Society, 1992), p. 224 (Reliability: 2).

    12. [S668] Conway, Miss May, D.C.C. Washington Co., Ky. Marriage Bonds 1792 - 1825, (Louisville, Kentucky : M. Conway, 1934), p. 55.
      "Nancy Brown" was listed as Margaret's parent