Robert McElroy

Robert McElroy
b. Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, to John and Margaret (Campbell) McElroy
d. 19 August 1874, Kankakee County, Illinois

m. about 1825, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Matilda “Amanda” Trout
d. 1891, Kankakee, Illinois

Children with Matilda Trout:
• John (1826-1887) married Margaret Crozier
• Amanda (b. 1827)
• Paul (b. 1829)
• Hannah (b. 1833)
• Isaac (b. 1835)
• Margaret (b. 1837)
• Hester “Hettie” (b. 1841)
• William (b. 1843)
• James (b. 1849)
• Sarah (b. 1851)

In 1830, the family came from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, to Jefferson County, Indiana. They moved to LaPorte County, Indiana, about 1854. They then moved to Kankakee County, Illinois, in 1860. Robert was a farmer. His parents came from Ireland to Pennsylvania about 1802; all their children were born in Pennsylvania.

Submitted by:
Tammy Wilson
Newton NC

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