When Samuel Elmer was born in 1766 in Florida, New York, his father, Nathaniel, was 33 and his mother, Anne, was 33. He had two brothers and five sisters. He died in 1815 in New York, New York, at the age of 49.
Transcript: 25. Dr. Nathaniel~ ELMER (Dea. Jonathan (3), Samuel (2), Edward (1) ). Born, 17 Feb 1732/3, in Norwalk, CT (*2). Died, Dec 1797, in New York City, NY (*37). Served in Florida Militia, (surgeon). He married Anne THOMPSON, daughter of William THOMPSON, CIRCA 1756. Born in Goshen, Orange Co, NY (*37).
i. William (5) ELMER. Born, 19 JAN 1758, in Florida, Orange Co, NY (*36). Died, 24 MAY 1816, in Goshen, Orange Co, NY (*36). Served in Rev. War, (surgeon). He married Mary ALLISON, dau. of Gen. William ALLISON and Mary JACKSON, 29 JUN 1779, in Orange Co, NY (*36).
ii. Jesse ELMER. Born, 11 JUN 1764, in Florida, Orange Co, NY (*36). He married Sarah MINTURN.
iii. Samuel ELMER. Born in Florida, Orange Co, NY (*36). Died, 1815 NY (*36).
iv. Mary ELMER. Born in Florida, Orange Co, NY (*36). Died, CIRCA 1808 (*36).
v. Asa ELMER. Born in Florida, Orange Co, NY (*36). Died in Florida, Orange Co, NY (died young) (*36).
vi. Temperance ELMER. Born in Florida, Orange Co, NY (*36). She married Judge Robert ARMSTRONG.
vii. Julia ELMER. Born in Florida, Orange Co, NY (*36). She married Richard ROE.
viii. Nancy ELMER. Born in Florida, Orange Co, NY (*36). Died, CIRCA 1866 (*36). She married, first, John SMITH. She married, second, Joshua CONKLING.
Volume 1, Page 408: Dr. Nathaniel Elmer, youngest child of Deacon and Mary Elmer, was born February 17, 1733, in Windsor, and prepared for the practice of medicine. He settled before 1758 at Florida, New York, where he practiced many years, and died in December, 1797, in New York City and was buried in St. Paul's churchyard. He was captain of the Florida company of militia under Colonel Johathan Hawthorn of Warwick, in 1775, and served as surgeon of the state militia until his death. He married Anna, daughter of William Thompson, who settled in the southern part of Goshen, two miles from Florida, at a very early date. Children: 1. William, mentioned below. 2. Jesse, born June 11, 1764, married Sarah Minturn. 3. Samuel, died 1815. 4. Mary, died at age forty. 5. Asa, died young. 6. Temperance, married Judge Robert Armstrong. 7. Julia, married Richard Roe. 8. Nancy, married (first) John Smith, (second) Joshua Conkling; died at ninety years. 9. Nathaniel, M. D., died in his thirty-fourth year.
NOTE: There appears to be some inaccuracies in this book. The birth date is off and the birth place is wrong. All of their children were born in Florida, NY, indicating that Nathaniel is not one of their children. Elmore-505 13:58, 21 May 2016 (EDT)
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Samuel by comparing test results with other carriers of his ancestors' Y-chromosome or mitochondrial DNA.
Y-chromosome DNA test-takers in his direct paternal line on WikiTree: