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John Elliot (1764 - 1843)

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John Elliot
Born in Epping, Rockingham Co., New Hampshiremap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
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Husband of — married in Epping, Rockingham Co., New Hampshiremap
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Died in Lincoln, Penobscot Co., Mainemap
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Christening, 22 April 1764, Epping Congregational Church, Epping, Rockingham Co., New Hampshire

(1) "Early Settlers of Northwood, NH," by John Mark Moses, p.97. FHL film #0015,551, Item 5. (2) "Genealogical and Family History of the State of Maine," comp. by George T. Little, Vol. I (Lewis Historical Pub. Co., New York, 1909) p.184. LDS Lib. #974.1/D2l. (3) "Deaths and Baptisms in Epping, New Hampshire," comp. by NH Hist. Soc.. Baptisms 1756-1886, from copy of Epping Congregational Church Records by The Rev. Eben S. Stearns, p.14. LDS film # 15,558, item 11. (4) 1800 census, John Elliot household, Northwood, Rockingham Co., NH. "Elliott Family Quarterly," Sep 1986, p.85. FHL #929.27305 EL58C. (5) Corinna, ME Town Records 1816-1891. LDS film #010,808. (a) Vol. 1. (b) Vol. 2. (6) "Warren's Four Towns," by Ruth McGowan Knowles (1988) p. 119. FHL #974.122 H2kr. (7) "History of Minneapolis, Minnesota," ed. Isaac Atwater (1893) 1:400. FHL #977.6579/H2a. (8) Paul Harold Elliot, San Jose, CA (1998). (9) "Vital Records of Northwood, NH 1780-1824," by John Moses, p.114, LDS film #016,186. (10) Rockingham Co., NH Deeds 1770-1852. (a) Vol. 129, p.314. FHL film #16,253. (11) "Elliotts of New England: Elliott Names Found Primarily, or Originating, in New England States," comp. by Donald R. Elliott (Littleton, CO: Colorado Research Pub., 2006; rpt., 2007). Cites: (a) 1820 census, Correna, Somerset Co., ME, p.140. ! Birth: (1,3,7) s/o Jonathan EL(L)IOT. (2,7) 11 Nov 1764, Epping, NH. (2) s/o Edmund ELIOT/Mehitable WORTHEN. [NOTE: 11 Nov is after baptism date of 22 Apr.] (9) "Said to have been" s/o Jonathan ELLIOTT of Epping. Baptism: (3) 22 Apr 1764, Epping Congregational Church, Epping, NH. Marriage to Dorothy FRENCH: (1,9) (2) Sep 1789. (8) 15 Sep 1789, Epping, Rockingham Co., NH. Death: (2) Aug 1843, Lincoln, ME. (10a) 1790, 13 Oct: Jonathan ELLIOT of Epping, Rockingham Co., NH, husbandman, deeded to John ELLIOT of Nottingham, Rockingham Co., NH, yeoman, for 5 shillings and in consideration of the natural love and affection I have & bear to the said John ELLIOT my son, 200 acres more or less of land lying in Northwood, Rockingham Co., being the whole of the Lot No. 14 tenth range of lots in the Township of Nottingham aforesaid [NOTE: Error?], excepting 60 acres of said lot on the southerly part thereof which I have heretofore sold to the wife of John SANBORN. Signed Jonathan ELLIOT. Wits. Sally PLUMER, Wm. PLUMER. Acknowledged same date before J.P. Wm. PLUMER. Recorded 22 Sep 1791. (1) 1790: Jonathan ELLIOTT deeded to his son John land he owned in Northwood, Rockingham Co., NH. John was then of Nottingham, and he came and settled on the Northwood lot. (2) After their marriage, John and Dolly moved to Northwood, NH. (7) Farmer of Northwood, NH. (4) 1800: John ELLIOT household, Northwood, Rockingham Co., NH: 4 males under 10 (b. 1790-1800), 1 female 10-16 (b. 1784-1790), 1 male, 1 female 26-45 (b. 1755-1774). (1) 1811, 30 Jan: Sold the Northwood farm and removed to Corinna, Maine. The part of the farm "between the roads" was sold to Thomas BENNETT. That north of the BENNETT Road was sold to Thomas' son John BENNETT, who had married Polly ELLIOT. (2) Removed to "Dent Bennett," Cornville, NH, and thence to Corinna, Penobscot Co., Maine. (9) John ELLIOTT Sr. is said to have removed to Corinna, ME. (6) 1815-1820: John and Daniel ELIOT taxed in Northwood, ME. (6) 1816: The name of the town of Northwood, ME changed to Corinna, ME. (5a) 1817, 17 Feb: John ELIOT is named as "one of the principal inhabitants of the town of Corinna in the County of Somerset." He is requested by the Justice of the Peace to call the first town meeting of the newly incorporated town of Corinna (incorporated 10 Dec 1816), Commonwealth of Massachusetts. (5a) 1817, 1 Mar: Chosen Field Driver and Hogoeave at the town meeting. (5a) 1817, 7 Apr: The Town meeting at Corinna voted "that the Selectmen cause notifications to be posted up at John ELIOT's Mills and at Abraham BEANs Dwelling hous four days previous to meeting for town business." (5a) 1818, 2 Mar: Chosen Tything Man at Town Meeting. (5a) 1819, 1 Mar: Chosen Surveyor of Bounds at Town Meeting. (5a) 1819, 20 Sep: Corinna Town Meeting voted to accept a road that began at the Maine road running from the west part of Corinna to the town of Exeter and ended at the bridge at John ELIOTs mills. (11a) 1820: John ELIOT was living in Correna, Somerset Co., ME. (5a) 1821, 5 Mar: Chose John ELIOT Tything Man at town meeting. (5a) 1826, 20 Jun: Report of Fence Viewers states that Daniel ELLIOT of Corinna reported to them that he was desirous of improving Lot No. 14 in the 2nd Range of Corinna, which had hitherto been improved in common with Lot No. 14 in the 3rd Range occupied by John & Alphonso ELLIOT. Daniel wanted to put up a partition fence between the lots. John & Alphonso refused to divide the line where the fence ought to be built or to build a fence on their part of the line. Daniel requested the fence viewers to divide and assign the land as provided by law. The Fence Viewers marked where Alphonso, Daniel, and John were each to build and maintain a fence, giving them 10 days to do so. (5a) 1828, 20 Jun: Report of Fence Viewers states that John ELLIOTT of Corinna reported to the Fence Viewers that he was desirous of improving Lot No. 15 in the 3rd Range which had hitherto been improved in common with Lot 15 in the 2nd Range occupied by Daniel ELLIOTT. John wanted to build a partition fence between the lots, and Daniel refused to divide the line where the fence ought to be built or to build a sufficient fence on his part of the line. The Fence Viewers were requested to divide and assign the line as provided by law. The Fence Viewers marked where Daniel and John were each to build and maintain a fence, and gave them 6 days to do so. (5b) 1828, 3 Nov: Road from John ELLIOTT's to Eber WITTER's was recorded. (5b) 1833, 9 Sep: In Corinna Town Meeting, John ELIOT bid of Betsey WILLIAMSON? for eight cents per week to clothe her. (7) Had 7 sons.


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