The subject of this sketch was born in Harrison County, Indiana, January 20, 1828. He is the second child of Anderson and Nancy Boston Langford. His father is a native of Virginia, and is now living in Iowa. ‘Our subject left Indiana when about six years of age and went to McDonald County, Illinois. Two
Elias S. Langford resides in Monroe township, on a finely cultivated farm, where he has made his home for the past ten years. His time and attention have been principally given to farming and raising stock. He is a native of Daviess county, born July 5, 1851. His parents came, at an early date, to
Parrish Langford married Sally Lawrence, of North Carolina, and they settled first in Virginia, from whence they re-moved to Smith Co., Tenn. They had five children William, Arthur, Jesse, Henry, and Moses. William, who was a soldier in the war of 1812, married Sally King, of South Carolina, and settled in Warren County in 1818.