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Daniel Elliot is 1st mentioned as a witness on behalf of Jane Proctor at the Salem Witch trials of 1692. His testimony is quoted in numerous histories of the trials. (Daniel Elliott for Elizabeth Proctor) "the testimony of Daniel elet ages 27 years or thear abouts who testifieth & saith that I being at the hous of leutennant ingasone one the 28 of march in the year 1692 thear being preasent one of the afflicted persons which cryed out and saith thears goody procter William raiment juner being theare present told the garle beleaved she lyed for he saw nothing then goody ingerson told the garl she told aly for thear was nothing: then the garl said she did it for sport they must have some sport" (P. 27 Essex County Archives, Salem - Witchcraft Vol. 1)
Listed in the History of Oxford by Daniels. "Daniel Elliot took up a mill lot near H. 135 and in 1715, by the town's permission, resigned this to his sons Ebenezer and James, thence went short distance up the stream and settled at the Pope farm, H. 132. Before March, 1720, he had removed to Sutton, and that year sold his home lot and half the mill to Richard Moore.
Ebenezer and James remained but a short time and gave the place to Jonathan Provender(who had bought a fourth part of the mill), they thence removing to Sutton."
married Hannah Cloyce, b. 1667, Salem, Essex Co., Massachusetts, USA , d. 1737, New Milford, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA (Age 70 years) Married 1686 . Children
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