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William Elliott Jr. (abt. 1720 - 1771)

William Elliott Jr.
Born about in Rockbridge, Virginia, British Colonial Americamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 1746 in Augusta,, Virginiamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Rowan County, Virginia, British Colonial Americamap
Profile last modified | Created 6 Aug 2010
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He was born about 1720 in Rockbridge, Virginia and his parents were Margaret Jane (Graham) and William Greenleaf Elliott, I.

William Elliott, II married about 1746 in Augusta County, Virginia to Jane Jean Clark.

He made his last Will on 07 July 1771.

He was killed by Indians in the summer of 1771 in Augusta County, Virginia.

His Will was proved on 21 Aug 1771 [1] and mentioned to wife; to son, James; to son, John; to son, William; to rest of the children; to son, Archibald, schooling and smith's trade; to son, Lanty, schooling and choose a trade. Executors: wife Jane, and son John. Teste: Robert Clark, John Stephenson, James Clark. Proved, 21st August, 1771, by the witnesses. Executors qualify (Jane's mark) with Archibald Armstrong, Jno. Dickinson [2]

Augusta County, Virginia, Will Book#4 p448 - 20th November 1771. William Elliot's appraisement by James Graham, Christopher Vachub, John Graham, recorded - Jane and John Elliot, executors. [3]

Augusta County Court, Judgments, November 1782. "Margaret Elliott and Sarah Eliott, children and orphans of Wm. Elliott, deceased, and now infants by John Elliott, their guardian and brother, vs. James Elliott, eldest brother of Margaret and Sarah. - Chancery writ, 21st November, 1780. Wm. Elliott died, 1771, leaving widow, Margaret (Jane), who died, 11th January, 1780. Margaret had a brother John. Jas. administered on the mother's estate and bill for accounting." [4]

Augusta County, VA - Will Book#6 p59. 16 March 1779. Recorded. [Deceased heirs:] Archibald and Lanty Elliot's appraisement by John Vachub, John Meek, Robt. Wallace. [5]

Augusta County, VA - Will Book#4 p521. 20th March 1786. William Elliot's estate settled. To legatees, viz: James, William, Jean, Elizabeth, Archibald (dead), Ann, Lanty (deceased in minority), Margaret, Sarah; the estate of Jane Elliot.

Dr. [debitor] To Robert Givens, £33.5; Contra [paid]: by one negro, £66.10; to Sarah Elliot, £33.5.

We have examined the above account as stated, of John Elliot. guardian to Margaret and Sarah Elliot, and find vouchers for the equal division of the above £66.10 which appears to have been left them by their mother, Jean Elliot, deceased. Given under our hands 20th March 1786.[6]


1785/Dec/10 Wm. Elliott and Nancy McCampbell, daughter of Saml. McCampbell; surety, Jno. Bosang.

1786/Dec/19 Alexander Elliott, of Rockbridge, and Nancy Campbell, daughter of Andrew Campbell; sureties, John Didall and Alex., son of George Elliott; witnesses: Moras Loyd and Wm. Elliott, John Camel and David Henderson.

1785/May/17 Robert Givens and Margaret Elliott, daughter of Wm. Elliott; surety: George Bratton; Margaret is of age. [7]


  1. Augusta County, Virginia Will Book#4 p417
  2. Lyman Chalkley, Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in Virginia Extracted from the Original Court Records of Augusta County 1745–1800 (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1974) v3 p119; citing Will Book#4 p417; digital version, USGenWeb
  3. Chalkley, Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement v3 p120
  4. Lyman Chalkley, Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement v1 p378; digital edition, USGenWeb
  5. Abstracts From Chalkley, Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish in Virginia
  6. Chalkley, Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish in Virginia
  7. Chalkley, Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish in Virginia v2 p270-279
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Elliott-9260 and Elliott-65 are not ready to be merged because: Although they both have wives who are named "Jane", much of the other info on them are different.
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