When Eliphalet Elmer was born in 1735 in Connecticut, his father, Samuel, was 30 and his mother, Susannah, was 22. He married Anna Gilman in 1762 in East Windsor, Connecticut. They had nine children in 21 years. He died on March 29, 1793, at the age of 58.
from the Last Will and Testament of Eliphalet Elmer of East Windsor, ... to my beloved wife.... to my oldest son, Aaron.... to my son, Moses... to my son, Solomon..... and to my sons, Moses and Eliphalet, ... and also to my son, Eliphalet..... [the text on the bottom of the page is cut off]...to my son, Calvin.... and to my son, Moses, ... and I will to my daughters.....o my daughter, Anne, .... and to my son, Moses.... to my son, Eliphalet... and to my daugher, Naomy(?)..... to my sons Moses and Eliphalet... and to my daughters Miriam Squires (?), ... and my son Moses ... my daughter, Naomy.... and my son, Eliphalet... to my daughter, Anne.. and to my son Moses my french gun and to my son, Eliphalet my other gun.... I also appoint my beloved wife and Calvin Gilman (?) and my son, Moses to be executors; bottom of page 2, with signatures of Eliphalet Elmer, October 1792, in the presence of Stephen Stedman(?) and ? Stedman? and signature of Calvin Gilman
Volume 2, page 23: Fam. 15. Eliphalet (Samuel, Joseph, John Edward), m. Anna (dau. Solomon and Mary) Gilman, who d. 8 Jan., 1808, æ 67, at Long Hill, E. W.; he d. 28 Mch., 1793 (C. R.). Children (C. R.):
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Eliphalet 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: