Andrew Ellicott

Brief Life History of Andrew

When Andrew Ellicott was born on 24 January 1754, in Solebury, Solebury Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America, his father, Joseph Ellicott, was 21 and his mother, Judith Blaker, was 24. He married Sarah Brown on 4 December 1775, in Newtown, Bucks, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. He registered for military service in 1776. In 1813, at the age of 59, his occupation is listed as professor of mathematics in West Point, Highlands, Orange, New York, United States. He died on 23 August 1820, in West Point, Highlands, Orange, New York, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in United States Military Academy Post Cemetery, West Point, Highlands, Orange, New York, United States.

Photos and Memories (3)

Do you know Andrew? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Andrew Ellicott
Sarah Brown
Marriage: 4 December 1775
Joseph Ellicott
Andrew A. Ellicott
George Ellicott
1777–about 1785
Letitia M. Ellicott
Joseph Ellicott
Sarah ( Sally) Ellicott
about 1785–1866
Jane Judith Ellicott
Letitia Matilda Ellicott
Mary Harvey Ellicott
Ann Eliza Ellicot
John B. Ellicott
Rachel B. Ellicott

Sources (5)

  • Andrew Ellicott, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Andrew Ellicott, "United States Rosters of Revolutionary War Soldiers and Sailors, 1775-1783"
  • Headstone image of And Ellicott from

World Events (6)


Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


Maryland is the 7th state.


George Washington elected first president of United States.

Name Meaning

English (Devon): habitational name from Ellacott in Bratton Clovelly (Devon), from an Old English personal name Ægela + cot ‘cottage, hut’.

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

Story Highlight

Bio by CivilWarBuff on

Civil Engineer. A surveyor, teacher, astronomer, mathematician, and land agent, he surveyed much of what eventually became the District of Columbia. Born in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, he served durin …

Discover Even More

As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a FREE Account

Search for Another Deceased Ancestor

Share this with your family and friends.