Biography of Elias Magruder (1833- )
History of Lincoln County, Missouri (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Co., 1888), p. 573.

Elias MAGRUDER, dealer in hardware, furniture, agricultural implements and also undertaker's goods, in Whiteside, was born February 20, 1833, in Henry County, Ky., and is the son of Alpheus and Sallie (MARTINIE) MAGRUDER, whose sketch appears, in that of David MAGRUDER. Elias was the second child born to his parents. He received his education in the old subscription schools, and came to Lincoln County with his parents. In 1856 he married Miss Nancy HARDESTY, a native of this county, and to this union were born four children, three sons and one daughter. After marriage Mr. MAGRUDER moved to his present farm, where he has resided ever since. In 1884 he was chosen business, manager of the Grange Store at Argentville, and held the position two years. In 1886 he opened his present store, being one, of the leading merchants of Whiteside. Beside this he owns 176 acres of good land. He is a Democrat, though not an active politician, and has been a peace-loving man all his life, never having a law-suit and was but once on the witness stand. He and wife, are members of the Baptist Church.

File submitted to HERITAGE PAGES of LINCOLN COUNTY, MISSOURI by Phyllis Lake, 21 October 1998.  Link change or update: 23 May 2000

NOTICE: In keeping with our policy of providing free genealogical information on the Internet, data may be freely used for personal research and by non-commercial entities, as long as this message remains on all copied material.  These electronic pages may NOT be reproduced in any format for profit or presentation by other organization or persons. Persons or organizations desiring to use this material for profit or any form of presentation, must obtain the written consent of the file submitter, or their legal representative, and contact the listed county coordinator with proof of this consent.

Return to Lincoln County, Missouri
Biography Index  |  Heritage Page  |  Home Page