Elijah Comstock was born in Connecticut, in 1809. Coming to Upper Canada from the United States, he settled in Cramahe Township, Northumberland County. Once here, Elijah married Eliza Cox. She had been born in England circa 1808. While the total number of children born to this couple is not known, three sons have been identified. John Comstock was born about 1833, Aaron was born in October 1834 and Daniel was born in September 1836. The two younger boys were born in the village of Colborne, Cramahe Township, Northumberland County.
Lives of the Children
John, the youngest son, became a carriage maker. He wed Catherine Masters in 1860. For part of their married life they resided in the town of St. Catharines, Ontario. John died in April 1917. His remains were brought to Lindsay, Ontario where interment took place at Riverside Cemetery. Catherine, died in Lindsay in April 1923. Her remains rest next to those of her husband.
Daniel Comstock, the youngest of the three boys, married Margaret Anne Lockhart. They resided in Clarke Township, Durham County, where Daniel worked as a miller. Three daughters and two sons were born to them. Daniel died at their home in the hamlet of Kendall on 7 July 1912. Margaret Anne (Lockhart) Comstock died in 1934. Their remains are interred in the Orono Cemetery.