Esmer LaFayette Eiland Family


Esmer LaFayette Eiland Family

Husband: Esmer LaFayette Eiland

Born: 11 May 1891at: , , Al
Married: 16 Mar 1916at: , Coffee Co, Al
Died: 21 Sep 1968at: Andalusia, Covington Co, Al
Buried: at: Liberty Church Cemetery, Coffee Co, Al
Father: Daniel Montgomery (Dock) Eiland
Mother: Mary Jane (Molly) Layton

Wife: Bessie Ophelia Boland

Born: 14 Jun 1897at: , , Ga
Died: 21 Mar 1956at: , , Al
Buried: at: Liberty Church Cemetery, Coffee Co, Al


Name: Henry Osborn Eiland
Born: 16 Dec 1916at: , , Al
Died: 27 Aug 2003at: 
Buried: at: 
Spouses: Ada Vesta King  Mildred Ruth Unknown  

Name: Glenn Daniel Eiland
Born: 19 Mar 1918at: , , Al
Died: May 1983at: Opp, Covington Co, Al
Buried: at: 
Spouses: Naomi Elizabeth Morris  

Name: Malcolm L Eiland
Born: 12 Jul 1919at: , , Al
Died: 08 Aug 1984at: 
Buried: at: 
Spouses: Sara Idell Parker  

Name: Jarvis Eiland
Born: 06 Feb 1921at: , , Al
Died: 31 Jul 2002at: Opp, Covington Co, Al
Buried: at: 
Spouses: Ruby Alene Spann  

Name: Edna Louise Eiland
Born: 01 Sep 1922at: , , Al
Died: 16 Sep 2004at: 
Buried: at: 
Spouses: Henry Richard Parker  Aaron Miller  

Name: Edward Ishum Eiland
Born: 29 Aug 1924at: Elba, Coffee Co, Al
Died: 27 Oct 2004at: , , Al
Buried: at: 
Spouses: Christina Kruckenbert  

Name: Sarah Lucille Eiland
Born: 04 Sep 1926at: , , Al
Died: 23 Sep 2008at: 
Buried: at: 
Spouses: James Griffin Thornton  

Name: Mavis Addie Pearl Eiland
Born: 26 Aug 1928at: , , Al
Died: 29 Jan 2007at: , , Al
Buried: at: 
Spouses: Milton C Forbes  Duard Wayne Wicker  

Name: Annie Margaret Eiland
Born: 20 Jul 1931at: , , Al
Died: 14 Aug 2001at: 
Buried: at: 
Spouses: Unknown Medders  

Name: James Marion Jiggs Eiland
Born: 26 Aug 1933at: , , Al
Died: 06 Aug 1998at: 
Buried: at: 
Spouses: Evelyn M Slick Eiland  

Name: Thomas Jefferson Eiland
Born: 18 Jul 1935at: , , Al
Died: 24 Jul 2008at: , , Al
Buried: at: 
Spouses: Sarah R Chavers  

Name: Bessie Ophelia Eiland
Born: 05 Aug 1937at: , , Al
Died: 05 Aug 1937at: 
Buried: at: 

Name: Mary Carolyn Eiland
Born: Abt 1939at: , , Al
Died: at: 
Buried: at: 
Spouses: Unknown Bradley  

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About Esmer LaFayette Eiland:

Eiland, Rev. Esmur (Esmer) LaFayette
Montgomery Advertiser
Monday, September 23, 1968
Eiland, Rev. Esmur LaFayette, 77, died Saturday in an Andalusia hospital, after a short illness. Funeral services will be Monday at 10am from Liberty Methodist Church. Burial will be in Liberty Cemetery with Hayes Funeral Home in charge. The body will remain at the funeral home prior to services.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Clara Eiland, Andalusia; seven sons, Glen Eiland, Edward Eiland, Jarvis Eiland, Malcomb Eiland, all of Opp, James Eiland, Bartow, Fl., Osborn Eiland, Columbus, Ga., Thomas Eiland, Brewton; five daughters, Mrs. Henry Parker, Elba, Mrs. James Thornton, Brewton, Mrs. Milton Forbes, Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo., Mrs. Vernon Medders, Bartow, Fl., Mrs. Carolyn E. Bradley, Andalusia; a brother, Wilson Eiland, Mariana, Fl., two sisters, Mrs. Nettie Folmar, Opp, Mrs. Noah Goldmore, Elba; 39 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Liberty Cemetery, Coffee County, Alabama, USA
Created by: Rick & Kat, Record added: Nov 19, 2009, Find A Grave Memorial# 44570568

Name: Esmer Lafayette Eiland
Death date: 21 Sep 1968
Death place: Andalusia, Covington, Alabama
Gender: Male
Age at death: 77y
Estimated birth year: 1891
Spouse name: Clara Eiland
Father name: Danial M. Eiland
Mother name: Mollie Layton

1940 United States Federal Census
Name: Elmer L Eiland
Respondent: Yes
Age: 48
Estimated birth year: abt 1892
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birthplace: Alabama
Marital Status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Head
Home in 1940: Parker, Coffee, Alabama
Street: Basin And Opp Road
Farm: Yes
Inferred Residence in 1935: Rural, Coffee, Alabama
Residence in 1935: Rural, Coffee, Alabama
Resident on farm in 1935: Yes
Occupation: Operator, farm
House Owned or Rented: Owned
Value of Home or Monthly Rental if Rented: 1000
Attended School or College: No
Highest Grade Completed: Elementary school, 8th grade
Hours Worked Week Prior to Census: 50
Class of Worker: Working on own account
Weeks Worked in 1939: 52
Income: 0
Income Other Sources: Yes
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Elmer L Eiland 48
Benie Eiland 42
Jarvia Eiland 19, laborer, farm
Louise Eiland 17
Edward Eiland 15
Lucile Eiland 13
Addie P Eiland 11
Annie M Eiland 8
James Eiland 6
Thomas Eiland 4
Carolyn Eiland 1

World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
Name: Esma L Eiland
City: Not Stated
County: Crenshaw
State: Alabama
Birthplace: Alabama;United States of America
Birth Date: 11 May 1891
Race: White
Age: 26
Occupation: farming, self, Crenshaw Co, Al
Nearest Relative: wife and 1 child
Color of Eyes/Hair:blue/brown

1930 United States Federal Census
Home in 1930: Dannelly Cross Roads, Coffee, Alabama
Ejmer Eiland 38
Bessie Eiland 31
Osborn Eiland 13
Glen Eiland 12
Malcolm Eiland 10
Jarvis Eiland 8
Louise Eiland 7
Edward Eiland 5
Lucile Eiland 3 6/12
Mavis Eiland 1 6/12

Liberty Cemetery, Coffee Co, Alabama
Located on County Rd. 370 West of Hwy 141 North of Curtis Community
The Coffee County Cemetery Record Book lists this as Liberty Church Cemetery,
but there is no church near the cemetery Now.

Revised: 16-Aug-16  05:40 PM