14 June 2012

Biographical - Elum Fletcher Ansley

  Ansley, Elum Fletcher.  Early settler of McDuffie County, born 11/5/1819 in Warren County, Georgia, died August 1883, near Thomson, Georgia.  Attended school at Union Church near his home.  A farmer, Methodist & Democrat.  Son of James Ansley (Jimmie - born abt 1770 in Virginia & came to Warren County, Georgia early in the 19th century.) and Nancy (Nobles) Ansley (died ca 1873).  Mr. Ansley married first Pesy Granade Elam (who died ca 1854); there were four children, James Capers & William, twins born Oct 1851; Virgil, born 1853; Lydia Narcissus, born 23 AUG 1854.   Married 2nd, Rachel Reese, daughter of Uriah Reese (called Hughie) and his wife, Patsy (McGee) both of Warren County, Georgia.  Children of this marriage were Sarah Druellen, born Sept. 1856; Jeremiah Thomas, born April 1858; Mattie luticia, born Aug 1860; Eliza Jane Texas, born 1863.  He had several brothers, Joe, Thomas, William & Abel. **History Of McDuffie County, Georgia, Pgs. 305-306

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