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David Elliott and Mehitable Aldrich

HUSBAND:
David ELLIOTT. [PC M3]
David was born on 3 March 1716 in (Sutton-S1,S7) (Uxbridge-S6), Worcester County, Massachusetts; son of Daniel ELLIOTT and Sarah PROVENDER.

He is found in Beekman Patent papers, removing to Dutchess County New York once the Indian wars had decreased. Fought in the Rev war. He married Mehitable ALDRICH on 20 (29-S4) December 1739 in Uxbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts. {S4}.

They had lived in Duxbury, Massachusetts.

He was of the Oblong, Dutchess County, New York by about 1757. (S4).
They moved to New York about 1758 or 1759. {S5}.

The eastern portion of Putnam county is a strip of land one mile, three quarters and twenty rods wide. This strip is a portion of what is known as the "Oblong" or "Equivalent Lands." The boundary between the Dutch colony of New Amsterdam and the English colony of Connecticut was in the very earliest times a source of contention. On the 1 December 1664 an agreement was made by which the boundaries between New York and Connecticut were fixed. An error in the intended boundary lines occurred when it was found that the line would cross the Hudson River below West Point. An agreement was made on 24 November 1683 which established the present boundary. On the east side of the line a tract was to be laid off equal in acres to the amount yielded to Connecticut on the shores of the Sound. This tract was called the "Equivalent Lands" and the boundary was to be on its eastern-most side, with the tract containin 61,440 acres. Owing to the fact that settlers could buy these lands, they were settled at an early day, and the "Oblong" was the original Southeast Precinct and had many inhabitants. (S8).

David ELLIOTT was on the tax list of Beekman, Dutchess County, New York from 1761 to 1769. (S4).

David moved to Pawling, New York. (S4).

David ELLIOTT was on the tax list of Pawling Town, Dutchess County, New York from 1771 to 1774. (S4).

David and his family moved to Kingsbury prior to the Revolutionary War, coming from Dover, New York. They settled on Kingsbury Street (the Street). When Burgoyne came, the went back to Dutchess County. After the capture of Burgoyne's army they came back to their possessions in Kingsbury. They found their log building burned, and a large quantity of grain and other property missing. (S9).

David died 11 MAY 1798 in Kingsbury, Washington County, New York; and was buried in Kingsbury. Tombstones of David and his wife in Kingsbury were reported as readable in 1967 by Marshall E. Lignian, Sr. (S7).

WIFE:
Mehitable ALDRICH.(ALDREDGE). [PC M3]
Born (7-S5)(9-S1,S7) October 1716 in Mendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts; daughter of Peter ALDRICH and Hannah HAYWARD.

She married David ELLIOTT on 20 December 1739 in Uxbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

She died on 13 October 1794 in Kingsbury, Washington County, New York; and was buried there.

CHILDREN of David ELLIOTT and Mehitable ALDRICH:
  1. Sarah Elliott. Born on 18 July 1740 in Uxbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts. She died young, sometime before 1750, in Uxbridge.
  2. Daniel Elliott. Born on 19 January 1742-1743 in Uxbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He died young, sometime before (1750-S7)(1760).
  3. David ELLIOTT. [PC M3] Born on 3 March 1744 in Uxbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts. {S4}. He married his cousin, Deborah ELLIOTT. He died on 3 August 1793 in Kingsbury, Washington County, New York.
  4. Prudence Elliott. (Peruda-S9). Born on 7 January 1746 in Uxbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  5. Polly Elliott. (S9).
  6. Sarah Elliott. Born on 17 January 1750 in Uxbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  7. Mehitabel Elliott. (called Hitty). Born on 17 March 1752 in Uxbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  8. Micajah Elliott. Born on 19 October 1754-1755 at (Northbridge)(Uxbridge-S4), Massachusetts. Micajah married Abigail ELLIOTT about 1775. Abigail was born in 1750-1751. She died on 2 January 1832, age 81. He was a Captain in the Revolutionary War. He applied for a Revolutionary War pension on 19 October 1831, at age 77. An abstract of his pension was made on 28 August 1832. Micajah died on 2 March 1840.
    Micajah and Abigail had son William:
    Born in 1785. He married (1) Amanda CATLIN, daughter of Asa CATLIN and Mary (Polly) MEAD. Amanda was born on 6 February 1785 and died on 3 April 1810. William apparently married (2) Keziah CATLIN, sister of his first wife Amanda CATLIN. (S7,S8). Keziah was born on 4 February 1791. William lived and died (on 8 JANUARY 1841) in Washington County, New York; where his will and probate records are found.
  9. Laban Elliott. Born on 4 January 1757 in Uxbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts. Laban served in the Revolutionary War. He was a Private in Lt. Bradshaw's Company, Col Webster's Regiment, Charlotte County Militia (Charlotte Co was later renamed Washington Co). He married Mehitable HARRINGTON in 1783. Mehitabel was born in 1760. They lived in Washington County, New York. He was one of the original subscribers to the purchase of the Kingsbury Cemetery. A mortgage by Laban to Jonathan Bellamy 2 December 1822, discharged 11 December 1822, being for land which is part of lot #5 bounded by land in possession of Micajah Elliot, Asa Catlin, and Joseph Russell. Laban and Mehitabel had eight children. He died on (17-S1)(27-S8) April 1830 in Kingsbury, Washington County, New York, and was buried there.
  10. Daniel Elliott. Born on 13 October 1760 in Dover Plains, Dutchess County, New York. Daniel married Rachel ELLIOTT about 1784. Rachel was born about 1763 in Massachusetts. Daniel was on the tax list in Beekman, Dutchess County, New York from 1765 to 1769. He died on 3 July 1827 {S4,S7}; however, a Daniel Elliot of Dover, New York is listed in Abstract of Revolutionary War Pensions p1099 / S22750 as being aged 71 on 30 October 1831.
  11. Did they have a son named William? William Elliot of Beekman, New York married Polly MOREHOUSE about 1790.


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