Henry G. Dubois was born in Ulster County on October 12, 1797 to Garret Dubois (1774-1814) and Maria Elting (1775-1825). Henry G. married Elizabeth "Eliza" Ransom on October 12, 1837 at the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church in New Paltz, New York. Elizabeth "Eliza" Ransom was born in Ulster County on January 2, 1803 to Jacob Ransom (1771-1837) and Elizabeth Budd. Before marrying Henry G., Eliza was a school teacher in the New Paltz area. The couple had two children, Jacob and Mary E. In the 1850 census Henry G. and Eliza were living in Jefferson, Ross County, Ohio with their two children, Mary E. born about 1839 and Jacob born about 1841, and one servant, 20 year old Eve Bunton. Henry G.'s occupation was listed as a farmer. In 1860 census, Henry was again listed as a farmer and the couple were living with several different families. In the household was, Eliza (57), Jacob (18), Joel Pendegrass (11), Emaline Young (48), Elias Young (16), Mariah Ransom (23) and Elizabeth Ransom (19) both of which were listed as school teachers who were born in New York. In the 1870 census Henry G. was listed as a retired farmer while Eliza was listed as keeping house. Living with them at the time was one domestic servant, 16 year old Sarah J. Miller, who had attended school within the last year. Living next door to the couple was their son Jacob Dubois and his family. By the 1880 census both Henry G. and Eliza are living with their son Jacob and his family. On the census Eliza is listed as having sore eyes. Three years later on July 24, 1883 Eliza dies and less than three month later on November 14, 1883 Henry G. also dies. Their tombstone can be viewed at http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=pv&GRid=35627399&PIpi=16717321, courtesy of Dan Siliven from Find a grave. The couple are buried in the Londonderry Cemetery in Ross County, Ohio.
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