William Atkinson Elliott Jr

Male1 June 1793–15 September 1872

Brief Life History of William Atkinson

When William Atkinson Elliott Jr was born on 1 June 1793, in Morris Township, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, William Atkinson Elliott Sr, was 43 and his mother, Elizabeth Atkinson, was 40. He married Jemima Winget on 16 March 1815. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Pennsylvania, United States in 1870. He died on 15 September 1872, in Morris Township, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Elliott Atkinson Family Cemetery, Prosperity, Morris Township, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States.

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William Atkinson Elliott Jr
Jemima Winget
Marriage: 16 March 1815
Abraham Elliott
Luther Elliott
William David Elliott
Emeline Elliott
Sabina Elliott
Jackson Thomas Elliott
Elizabeth Elliot
Sarah Elliott
John Morgan Elliott
Margaret E. Elliott

Sources (10)

  • 1850 United States Census for William Atkinson Elliott Jr & Jemima Winget
  • 1794 Pennsylvania Family Data Collection Birth of William Atkinson Elliott Jr son of William Atkinson Elliott Sr & Elizabeth Atkinson
  • 1815 Pennsylvania Family Data Collection Marriage of William Atkinson Elliott Jr & Jemima Winget

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 March 1815
  • Children (10)

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    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

    Age 1

    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

    1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

    Age 19

    Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 26

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English, Old French personal name Eliot, a pet form of the Old Testament name Elijah, rendered in Greek as Ēlias and in Old French as Élie + the diminutive suffix -ot; compare Ellis . The name Aylett may in some cases also have been confused with or absorbed into Elliott.

    Scottish: late variant of Elwood .

    Scottish (of Breton origin): perhaps, as some members of the Elliott clan believe, a Scottish variant of the Breton surname Elleouet, a habitational name from one of the hamlets named Allegot in Finistère.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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