Born 1844, Delaware
In 1914, Elijah married Emma (Adams) McCaneland (McCoustland) in Montana
Elijah was in Delaware in 1850
He served in the Delaware Calvalry 1862-1865
He was in at Bird Island, Minnesota by 1880
He was in at Bird Island, in 1900
He was in Paynesville for a period between 1900 and 1908 according to military muster rolls.
He was in Montana in 1911-1914 .
He and spouse Emma moved back to Juneau, Wisconsin by 1920 census.
Emma is in a veteran's nursing home in 1940. She dies an is buried in Wisconsin a few years later.