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About Elias Veatch
From son-in-law's biographical sketch:
"Elias Veatch, born in Sangamon County, Ill., was a personal friend of Abraham Lincoln, and her mother was Miss Sarah A. Cole, a native of Kentucky of Scotch and German descent."
Elias Veatch's Timeline
November 8, 1817
White, IL, USA
James Veatch, is in the direct line to John J. Veatch. He married Elizabeth S. Chandler. Three sons were born to them, when the father suddenly died, leaving her with her little sons, Elias, James and John, the latter only eighteen months old. At the time of the father's death they were living at White county, Illinois. Elias, the oldest son, was born November 8, 1817; the next record we find of the family they are at Burlington, Iowa, where Elias Veatch married Sarah Ann Cole, a daughter of John Cole and Susanna Duke.
Des Moines, Burlington, Iowa, United States
Pages 419-422 from a supplemental volume of Kansas: a cyclopedia of state history, embracing events_new, institutions, industries, counties, cities, towns, prominent persons, etc. ... / with a supplementary volume devoted to selected personal history and reminiscence. Standard Pub. Co. Chicago : 1912.
Elias Veatch married Sarah Ann Cole, a daughter of John Cole and Susanna Duke. ... Elias Veatch, the father of John J. Veatch, married Sarah Ann Cole at Burlington, Iowa, October 11, 1838, and in the spring of 1840 they settled in Iowa, where Davis county was later located.
The only brother of John J. Veatch lives in Salem, Ore, and is seventy-four years old. (b. circa 1838)
John J. Veatch, ... [born in the Territory of Iowa January 2, 1843] ... was the second son born to this marriage.
Three sisters live in San Jose, Cal., and
name: Sally Ann COLE
name: Elias Veatch
"United States Census, 1850," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MZ48-NDC : accessed 14 Jan 2013), Elias Veatch in household of Elias Veatch, Fabius, Davis, Iowa, United States; citing dwelling 29, family 29, NARA microfilm publication M432, roll 182.
name: Elias Veach
name: John Wheelis Veach
name: John J Veach
name: Elizabeth A Veach
name: Marietta C Veach
name: Sarah A Veach
name: James P Veach
name: Sarah J Veach
"United States Census, 1860," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M82J-7YF : accessed 14 Jan 2013), Elias Veach, , Davis, Iowa; citing p. 96, family 648; NARA microfilm publication M653, FHL microfilm 803317.
"United States Census, 1870," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MDJY-Z1R : accessed 14 Jan 2013), Elias Veatch in household of Elias Veatch, Iowa, United States; citing p. 31, family 225, NARA microfilm publication M593, FHL microfilm 0545885.
Name : Sarah Veatch
name : Elias Veatch
page : 441
"United States Census, 1880," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M6XB-X4Z : accessed 14 Jan 2013), Sarah Veatch in household of Elias Veatch, Seneca, Newton, Missouri, United States; citing sheet 441A, family 1, NARA microfilm publication T9-0705.
Elias Veatch was born in White county,
James Pinckney Veatch born Sept. 13, 1839.
William Ransom Veatch born Oct. 5, 1841.
John Jefferson Veatch born Jan. 2, 1843.
Sarah Jane Veatch born May 11, 1845
Elizabeth Ann Veatch born March 22, 1848.
Susanna Virginia Veatch born Feb. 9, 1851.
Marietta Caroline Veatch born Oct. 30, 1855.
September 13, 1839
January 2, 1843
January 7, 1846
Davis, Iowa, United States
History of Davis County, Iowa: Containing a History of the County, Its ... By Brookhaven Press
p. 429: FABIUS TOWNSHIP
Ordered: That congressional township sixty eight and fractional township sixty seven north range fifteen west be established and organized as a township to be called Fabius Township and that the house of Elias Veatch be appointed as the place for the first meeting of the electors thereof.
Population in 1880: 1063
William Hensen, Levi Reeves, Archibald Toombs, Benjamin Ethel, Thomas Wisdom, William Eaton, and the Veatch families were the early settlers of Fabius township. Samuel Russell, one of the early settlers in this township, is one of the heaviest sheep raisers in southern Iowa. See his biography.
March 22, 1848