Elliot Jeter

1780–1878 (Age 98)
Bedford, Virginia, United States

The Life of Elliot

When Elliot Jeter was born in 1780, in Bedford, Virginia, United States, his father, Henry Jeter, was 36 and his mother, Elizabeth Bell, was 32. He married Mary Polly Harris on 15 November 1810, in Bedford, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He died in 1878, in Tennessee, United States, at the age of 98, and was buried in Bedford, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elliot Jeter
Mary Polly Harris
Marriage: 15 November 1810
Sarah W. Jeter
Caleb Jeter
C. W. Jeter
Jesse C Jeter
Benjamin White Jeter
James Henry Jeter

Spouse and Children


    Mary Polly Harris


15 November 1810
Bedford, Virginia, United States


    Sarah W. Jeter


    Caleb Jeter


    C. W. Jeter


    Jesse C Jeter


    Benjamin White Jeter


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 1

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1796 · Tennessee Becomes a State

Age 16

On June 1, 1796, Tennessee became the 16th state.

Age 28

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

1 French: perhaps a variant of Jetté ( see Jette ).2 Perhaps also German, a variant of Jetter . Compare Yater .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elliott Jeter, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Elliot Jeter, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Eliope Jeter in household of Drue Boles, "United States Census, 1870"

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