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Samuel Hitt Elbert
Birth: Apr. 3, 1833
Ohio, USA
Death: Nov. 27, 1899
Galveston County
Texas, USA

Colorado Governor. A Republican who was a member of the Nebraska territorial legislature, 1860; secretary of Colorado Territory, 1862-66; member of Colorado territorial legislature, 1869; Governor of Colorado Territory, 1873-74 and a justice of Colorado state supreme court, 1877-88. Finally, he was a delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1884. Well liked and respected, the Town of Elbert, as well as Elbert County, Colorado and Mount Elbert, one of Colorado's 52 "Fourteeners" (14,000 feet elevation or more mountains) are named for him. (bio by: Fred Beisser) 
Family links: 
  John Downes Elbert (1806 - 1865)
  Achsa Hitt Elbert (1808 - 1901)
  Josephine Evans Elbert (1844 - 1868)*
  Samuel Hitt Elbert (1833 - 1899)
  Leroy Smith Elbert (1841 - 1863)*
  Benjamin Ficklin Elbert (1844 - 1905)*
  Daniel Clark Elbert (1847 - 1868)*
*Calculated relationship
Riverside Cemetery
Denver County
Colorado, USA
Plot: Section 13
GPS (lat/lon): 39.79361, -104.96219
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Fred Beisser
Record added: Apr 25, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8678188
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- Scott Braddy
 Added: Jan. 30, 2017

- Donna Sutiff
 Added: Oct. 15, 2016
Between the iron gates of fate,The seeds of time were sown,And watered by the deeds of thoseWho know and who are known; R.I.P.
- Les Elbert
 Added: Aug. 1, 2015
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