Elmore, Cyrus

Died: 1840-XX-XX

Elmore served in Abraham Lincoln's company of the 4th Regiment of Mounted Volunteers in the Black Hawk War. In 1834, he married Elizabeth Dick in Morgan County, Illinois. In 1835, Elmore purchased 40 acres of land east of Chandlerville, Illinois, where he lived until at least 1837.

Muster Roll of Abraham Lincoln’s Company of Mounted Volunteers; Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, Morgan County, 30 January 1834, Illinois State Archives, Springfield, IL; Illinois Public Domain Land Tract Sales, Cass County, 69:36, Illinois State Archives, Springfield, IL; J. Henry Shaw, Historical Sketch of Cass County, Illinois (Beardstown, IL: Cass County Messenger, 1876), 31; Cass County Probate Book A, 114, Cass County Courthouse, Virginia, IL.