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Elisha Barrus Keyes

March 28, 1806–September 27, 1855

Born at Oxford, Chenango County, New York; son of Martha Barris and Hyrum Keyes. Died at Provo, Utah County, Utah Territory. 1 (See Document 1.2)


  1. [1] “Elisha Keyes,” Patriarchal Blessing Index, 1833–2011 (closed to research), CHL. Lyman De Platt, Nauvoo: Early Mormon Record Series (Highland, UT: Lyman De Platt, 1980), 115. Brigham Lloyd Keyes, Keys Family History, Elisha Barris (Barrows) Keyes, CHL. 1810 U.S. census, Oxford, Chenango Co., New York, n.p., Hiram Keys, NARA. Find a Grave, database and images (, accessed Oct. 2014), memorial no. 54390661, Elisha Burrus Keyes; Provo City Cemetery, UT. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed May 2016), Elisha Barrus Keyes K2Q6-6QY .