When Joseph Elmer was born in 1678 in Hartford, Connecticut, his father, John, was 32 and his mother, Rosamund, was 9. He married Jane Adkins on April 4, 1700. They had 10 children during their marriage. He died on July 24, 1758, in Windsor, Connecticut, having lived a long life of 80 years, and was buried in West Hartford, Connecticut.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Joseph by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
Y-chromosome DNA test-takers in his direct paternal line on WikiTree: