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Elgy Cordell Deam

Female 1879 - 1951


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  • Name  Elgy Cordell Deam  [1, 2
    Born  12 Aug 1879  Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender  Female 
    Census  1880  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Elgy Deams, daughter, single, female, white, age 9M, born in Iowa, father's birthplace Ohio, mother's birthplace Iowa
    Alt. Birth  12 Aug 1881  Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • (This date is after she appeared in a census)
    Census  1900  Yellow Spring Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Elgy Deam, daughter, white, female, born in August 1879, age 20, single, born in Iowa, father born in Ohio, mother born in Iowa, attended school 0 months during the previous year, could read, could write, could speak English
    Residence  1905  Yellow Spring Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census  1930  [5
    • Elgy C. Deams, daughter, female, white, age 51, single, did not attend school since September 1929, could read and write, born in Iowa, father's birthplace Ohio, mother's birthplace Iowa, state code: 65, could speak English, occupation none
    Died  6 Jun 1951  Ross Nursing Home, Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Cause: complications from a cerebral hemorrhage 
    Buried  8 Jun 1951  Kossuth Cemetery, Yellow Spring Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Obituary  17 Jun 1951  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    The Burlington Hawk-Eye Gazette 
    • Morning Sun (IA) -- Elgy Cordell Deam, 69, died June 6, at 3:10 a.m., in the Ross nursing home, where she had been a patient since suffering a broken hip in August 1948.

      Death was caused by a cerebral hemorrhage, suffered the previous week.

      Miss Deam was the daughter of James K. and Jane Hunter Deam, and was born in Des Moines county on August 12, 1881. She was a [??lifetime resident of the???] Mediapolis vicinity.

      Surviving are 4 brothers and a sister: Fred and Bert Deam and Mrs. Pearl Ernest, all of Wapello; Frank Deam, Mediapolis, and Clarence Deam, of Morning Sun.

      Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Methodist church of Mediapolis. Reverend Gerald M. Rosenberger will officiate, and burial will be in Kossuth cemetery.

      The body is at the Pierce funeral home, in Morning Sun.
    Person ID  I27535  All Families
    Last Modified  2 Mar 2014 

    Father  James K. Deam,   b. 23 May 1846, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1934 
    Mother  Ann Jane "Jane" Hunter,   b. 26 Jan 1854, Burlington Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1897 
    Married  31 Dec 1873  Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Alt. Marriage  27 Dec 1877  [4
    • This date, published in his biography of 1905, is incorrect.
    Iowa Marriage Records 
    • Groom's Name: James Deam; Bride's Name: Ann Jane Hunter; Bride's Birth Date: 1854; Bride's Age: 19; Marriage Date: 31 December 1873; Marriage Place: Des Moines, Iowa; Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M58791-3; System Origin: Iowa-VR; Source Film Number: 0956351; Reference Number: 2:3BRFNTK; Collection: Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992
    Family ID  F10075  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S628] 1880 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Source Information: Census Place: Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa; Family History Library Film, 1254337; c 1999-2005 by Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved. English approval: 3/1999, T9-0337

    2. [S9226] Deam, Elgy Cordell - Obituary, (originally published in The Burlington Hawk-Eye Gazette, page 6, June 17, 1951; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S54] 1900 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Yellow Spring Township, Des Moines County, Iowa; enumeration district: 25, supervisor's district: 74, sheet number: 2B, page number: 356; enumeration date: June 4, 1900

    4. [S403] Des Moines County, Iowa - (1905) Biographical Review of Des Moines County, Iowa, (Hobart Publishing Company, Chicago, 1905), pages 665-666 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S77] 1930 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Yellow Spring Township, Des Moines County, Iowa; enumeration district: 24-33, supervisor's district: 15; sheet number: 7B, page number: 234; enumeration date: May 5, 1930

    6. [S38] 1925 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).
      Wapello Township, Louisa County, Iowa

    7. [S13] Iowa Marriage Collection, 1809 -1992 (Family Search) (Reliability: 3).