Elisha Misener

ID # 104, (1834-1916)
FatherAdam Misener (1798-1901)
MotherHelen Coleman (1799-1895)
BirthElisha Misener was born on 1 March 1834 at Beverly Township, Wentworth County. 
MarriageHe married Henrietta Parsons on 4 November 1858 at South Dumfries.

Source: MS248 reel 5, Vol. 1, page 19
Brant County marriage register

Elisha Misener, 24, born and residing Beverly. Parents Adam Misener and Ellen Colman.
Henrietta Person, 17, born South Dumfries, residing Beverly. Parents John Parson and Sarah Griffan.
Witnesses Walter Misener, Beverly, and Maria L. Clark of South Dumfries.
On November 4, 1858.
Elijah Clark, minister of the Regular Baptist Church.

Here is the marriage notice from the Brantford Expositor:

Misner, Elisha Marriage
Dec 10, 1858 BWX, P. 2
Persons, Henrietta (Wife)

Nov. 4, at this own residence in south Dumfries, Mr. Elisha Misener to Miss
Henrietta, Parsons, both of Troy.

The marriage notice is a bit confusing, but it does indicate that the marriage took place in South Dumfries.

Maria Clark, witness in the above marriage, was the wife of Elijah Clark. They appear together in Ancaster Township at the time of the 1861 census.
 
DeathHe died on 14 November 1916 at Ithaca, Gratiot County, Michigan, at age 82. 
BurialHe was buried on 18 November 1916 at Oakwood Cemetery, Traverse City, Michigan. 
NoteIn the 1870 U.S. census, Elisha and Henrietta are living in Prairieville, Michigan, and he is said to be working in a grist mill.

Death reg. 270 Ithaca, Gratiot County, Michigan.
Elisha Misener, died November 14, 1916.
Male, white, widowed. Born March 1, 1834, Ontario, Canada. Age 82 yrs., 8 mos., 13 dys.
Parents Adam Misener, born New Jersey (?) and Helen Coleman, born Penna.
Informant F.L. Misener, Ithaca, Michigan.
Burial November 18, 1916, Oakwood, T. City, Michigan.

 

Children of Elisha Misener and Henrietta Parsons

Last Edited29 Sep 2017