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From: "Hood, Roger L." <>
Subject: RE: Scotch-Irish-D Digest V98 #472 Elliott
Date: Wed, 15 Jul 1998 08:45:59 -0400


do your records show a Jennie Elliott, born ca. 1782, who married 2 Aug.
1804, Jesse Ellis, and died ca. 1839 in Coles County, Illinois? This
Jesse Ellis was the son of James Ellis, of Albany, NY. Jesse and
Jennie had several children, including Pleasant Moore Ellis, my wife's

More info:

Elliott, Jennie
b. c. 1782
m. 2 Aug. 1804, Jesse Ellis
d. c. 1839, Coles Co., Illinois

Ellis, James
b. 8 May 1755, Albany, New York
m. c. 1780, Sarah Riggs
d. aft. 1817, Lincoln Co., Tennessee

Ellis, Jesse K.
b. 6 May 1784, Tennessee?
m. 2 Aug. 1804, Jennie Elliott
d. 3 Oct. 1853, Coles Co., Illinois

Ellis, Pleasant Moore
b. 8 Apr. 1813, Illinois
m. 13 July 1834, Tyra Melvina Keller (1), Illinois
m. 18 Nov. 1856, Rebecca Renfro (2)
d. 9 Apr. 1885

Thank you for any help or leads!

Roger L. Hood (8)
[Roscoe B. Hood (7), Linzey V. Hood (6), Thaddeus V. Hood (5), William
Henry Hood (4), James Hood (3), Allen Hood (2), William Hood (1)]
Dallas, Texas

>-----Original Message-----
>From:Betty Updegrave [SMTP:]
>Sent:Tuesday, July 14, 1998 5:15 PM
>Subject:Re: Scotch-Irish-D Digest V98 #472 Elliott
>Richard Elliott- In History Albany,Monroe,Sheshquin & overton townships
>by Heverly pub. 1885 on pgs 174, 175, 176 about your Elliotts. " The
>Family from whom John Elliott descended came from the North of Ireland
>during the early Colonial period and settled at Albany NY. John Elliott
>and his brother William, living near the Connecticut line heard much of
>the Susquehanna Country in its praise more especially the part claimed
>by the state and therefore the former and Joseph(oldest son of William
>packed their knapsacks and started on foot in the spring of 1803 to view
>the land themselves. They returned for their families, three span of
>horses and as many sleighs loaded with supplies and the two families
>including an aged Grandmother numbered twenty. The name of John's wife a
>German woman was Elizabeth Snyder, she died 14 April 1818 in her 47th
>year.Mr Elliott died 4 July 1857 in his 88th year. Their children were:
>Joseph, Hannah, Lucinda, Polly, Rachel and Lucretia. Joseph married
>Jemima daughter of Elijah HortonWilliam lived Rome twp where he died at
>age 95 . John lived Wysox then Sheshequin(Bradford Co Pa)

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