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General Elijah Risley, Jr

Male 1787 - 1870  (82 years)


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  • Name Elijah Risley 
    Prefix General 
    Suffix Jr 
    Born 7 May 1787  Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Military Service He was also a Major General in the State militia. 
    Occupation He completed preparatory studies before moving to Fredonia, New York in 1807 where he engaged in mercantile pursuits. Risley was the sheriff of Chautauqua County, New York from 1825 to 1828, and later became supervisor of the town of Pomfret in 1835. From 1833 to 1853. In 1830. with his brothers he established "Risley Seed Gardens". Risley was elected as a Whig to the Thirty-first Congress on March 4, 1849, and served until March 3.  
    Died 9 Jan 1870  Fredonia, Chautauqua, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Siblings
    1. Fanny Risley,   b. 15 May 1793, Madison, Madison, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1869, Dunkirk, Chautauqua, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
     
    Person ID I1085  Nagel
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2014 

    Father Elijah Risley, Sr,   b. 1757,   d. 1839  (Age 82 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Phoebe Bill 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F959  Group Sheet

    Family Abigail Brigham,   b. 17 Jan 1791, Fitzwilliam, Cheshire, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1877  (Age 86 years) 
    Family ID F930  Group Sheet