Luther Elliott

Maleabout 1818–1893

Brief Life History of Luther

When Luther Elliott was born about 1818, in Morris Township, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, William Atkinson Elliott JR, was 26 and his mother, Jemima Winget, was 24. He lived in Pennsylvania, United States in 1870 and East Finley, East Finley Township, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. He died in 1893, in Richhill Township, Greene, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 76.

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William Atkinson Elliott JR
Jemima Winget
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 (6)

  • Luther Elliot, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Luther Elliott in entry for Elizabeth E. Hells, "West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999"
  • Luther Elliott, "United States Census, 1850"

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World Events (7)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 1

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. 

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 2

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.


Age 28

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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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