The Elliott Families, 1762-1911: A History and Genealogy With Biographies

The Elliott Families, 1762-1911: A History and Genealogy With Biographies

by Simon Elliott


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in Pennsylvania. They had eleven children named Charles, Andrew, John, Simon, Elizabeth, Isabel, James, Mary Jane and Sarah Ann who were twins, William and Elinore. None of them are living now, with the exception of Charles, who died young, all of them lived to be old. They all moved to Muskin- gum County, Ohio and later to near Birmingham and Fairfield, Iowa, except Andrew and James who remained in Ohio. Some of Andrew's grandchildren are living there yet, but James had no children. John Elliott (1) was born of protestant parents in northern Ireland in 1762. That part of Ireland was originally settled by protestant Scotch people, and it is probable that the Elliotts, Lees and Stewarts, were descendants of those old Scotch families. He came to this country, about 1784, a year or two previous to the sailing of the rest of the family. He was married in Pennsylvania about 1786 to Mary Miller, who was born July 15th, 1767, and died near Remington, Hamilton County, Ohio, September 26th, 1840, aged 73 years. She was of German descent and was the sister of Sarah Lackey, who lived and died near Montgomery, Ohio, and Nancy Stewart, who has many descendants in Bureau and Marshall Counties, Illinois, as well as in Ohio. After then- marriage they settled (probably in the spring of 1787), on a millsite that he had previously discovered on the Little Miami river at the mouth of Sycamore creek, in Hamilton County, Ohio, fourteen miles from where Cincinnati now is. For some time after their arrival there anduntil they built for themselves a cabin, they lived in an immense sycamore tree, whose interior had decayed until it formed a room eleven feet in diameter. At first thought it might seem that they had rather limited room, but then quarterswere doubtless both more spacious and more comfo...

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ISBN-13: 9780469323957
Publisher: Creative Media Partners, LLC
Publication date: 02/22/2019
Pages: 70
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.15(d)

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