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    1. Re: [Elliot] 1856 letter to Jane (Mrs. John) ELLIOT of Sennett, New York
    2. This is a Message Board Post that is gatewayed to this mailing list. Author: misunism Surnames: Elliot Jonston Classification: queries Message Board URL: Message Board Post: Hi Jim, Well I am quite certain that my Margaret Elliot & her sister Violet are from a Bewcastle Elliot family. As you can imagine there are many Margaret Elliots in England but very few Violet Elliots which is how I finally found the family in Bewcastle. In this family, the 3 oldest are sons: Thomas (b1818), Robert (b1821) & John(b1823) all recorded in the Knowe Presbyterian Chapel, Bewcastle. A note in 1853 says the brothers are in the USA. So I don't know for certain if this John Elliot in Sennett is their brother. Lots of evidence pointing that way but no real proof. I did send an email to the Seymour Public Library in Auburn, NY & received a very detailed reply. John Elliot did marry Jane Jonston and they are buried in Soule Cemetery, Sennett. Info is also on Find A Grave. Jane died in 1889 & John on 30 Jan 1907 in his 84th year. So the age is correct but I was hoping for a nice long obituary which doesn't seem to exist. Just a brief death notice in The Auburn Citizen. ! I will keep searching & let you know if I find anything concrete linking this John to my Elliot family. I think it is clear that the letter was from Jane Jonston's family in England. Important Note: The author of this message may not be subscribed to this list. If you would like to reply to them, please click on the Message Board URL link above and respond on the board. <br>

    11/21/2013 09:22:57