Jacob Elliott Sr

Male16 October 1850–5 January 1936

Brief Life History of Jacob

When Jacob Elliott Sr was born on 16 October 1850, in Danville, Montour, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John Elliott, was 37 and his mother, Anna Mary Moyer, was 33. He had at least 5 sons and 5 daughters with Emma Jane White. He died on 5 January 1936, in Sunbury, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Saint Clair, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Jacob Elliott Sr
Emma Jane White
John Thomas Elliott
Jacob James Elliott Sr
Elsie Elnora Elliott
Harrison Peter "Harry" Elliott
Charles E Elliott
Sarah Jane Elliott
Emma J Elliott
Arthur Elliott
Rose Catherine Elliott
Anna Agnes Elliott

Sources (8)

  • Jacob Elliot, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Jacob in entry for John Thomas Elliott and Ellen Morgan, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • Jacob Elliot, "United States Census, 1910"

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Children (10)

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Siblings (11)

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World Events (8)


Age 13

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 13

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 25

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

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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