Mary E. Elliott

Brief Life History of Mary E.

When Mary E. Elliott was born on 10 August 1842, in New York, United States, her father, Jesse Elliot, was 42 and her mother, Mary C. Willis, was 24. She married Jerome H. Filkins on 23 June 1868. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She died on 14 April 1903, in Bethany, Genesee, New York, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in East Bethany, Bethany, Genesee, New York, United States.

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Jerome H. Filkins
Mary E. Elliott
Marriage: 23 June 1868
Jessie Filkins
Angela E. Filkins

Sources (7)

  • Mary Filkins in household of Jerome Filkins, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary E Filkins, "New York, State Death Index, 1880-1956"
  • Mary Elliet in entry for Jessie N Hewit, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

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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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