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Charles, Elijah

Flourished: 1836-01-01 Jo Daviess County, Illinois

Charles moved to Jo Daviess County, Illinois, some time before 1830, when he had six people in his household. He represented Mercer, Rock Island, and Jo Daviess counties in the Illinois House of Representatives from 1836-1838. In 1837, he married Eliza Darling in Jo Daviess County.

U.S. Census Office, Fifth Census of the United States (1830), Jo Daviess County, IL, 317; John Clayton, comp., The Illinois Fact Book and Historical Almanac, 1673-1968 (Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1970), 205; Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, Jo Daviess County, 18 October 1837, Illinois State Archives, Springfield, IL.