Andrew Ellicott

24 January 1754–23 August 1820 (Age 66)
Solebury, Solebury Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Andrew

When Andrew Ellicott was born on 24 January 1754, in Solebury, Solebury Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Joseph Ellicott, was 21 and his mother, Judith Blaker, was 24. He married Sarah Brown in 1775. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 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.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Ellicott
1754–1820
Sarah Brown
1756–1827
Marriage: 1775
Joseph Ellicott
1776–
Andrew A. Ellicott Jr
1776–1839
Letitia M. Ellicott
1782–1864
Joseph Ellicott
1784–1837
Sarah ( Sally) Ellicott
1785–1866
George Ellicott
1777–1785
Jane Judith Ellicott
1778–1845
Mary Harvey Ellicott
1783–1828
Ann Eliza Ellicot
1792–1873
John B. Ellicott
1795–1872
Rachel B. Ellicott
1798–1871

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1775
Ellicott City,Maryland
children

(11)

    Joseph Ellicott

    Male1776–Male

    Andrew A. Ellicott Jr

    Male1776–1839Male

    George Ellicott

    Male1777–1785Male

    Female1778–1845Female

    Letitia M. Ellicott

    Female1782–1864Female

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Ellicott

    Male1732–1780Male

    Female1729–1809Female

siblings

(8)

    Male1754–1820Male

    Sarah Ellicott

    Female1755–1779Female

    David Ellicott

    Male1756–Male

    Anne Ellicott

    Female1758–1841Female

    Joseph Ellicott

    Male1760–1826Male

+3 More Children

World Events (6)

1776

Age 22

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 22

Maryland is the 7th state.
1789

Age 35

George Washington elected first president of United States.

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name from an unidentified place, probably in Devon, where there is a place called Ellicombe and where the surname is most frequent today. 2. Possibly also a variant of Elliott .

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

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Story Highlight

Bio by CivilWarBuff on findagrave.com

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 …

Sources (3)

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

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