Mary Votaw and Zachariah Ellyson married in 1789. The couple were associated with the White Oak Swamp Monthly Meeting (Quaker), and later the Westland MM, Pa.
From the Goose Creek MM, "Mary now wife Zachariah Ellyson both of South Fork PM Va reported 27-4-1789 "guilty of fornication with each other and married contrary to discipline by a hireling teacher" both disowned 25-5-1789 their joint acknowledgement accepted 28-7-1794 by the meeting 29-10-1794 & their 3 small children Isaac Gideon & Zachariah Jr received by request of parents"
Place: Goshen Friends Church Cemetery, Goshen Township, Mahoning, Ohio
↑ 1.01.1 Sharon J. Doliante, Maryland and Virginia Colonials : Genealogies of Some Colonial Families. (Clearfield Co. 1998), p. 260.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Mary by comparing test results with other carriers of her mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known mtDNA test-takers in her direct maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share some percentage of DNA with Mary: