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Jonathan Spencer ELSTON and Miss Wilson

HUSBAND:
[F440]. Jonathan Spencer ELSTON. (Spencer)
Born on 11 May 1755 in Wantage, Sussex County, New Jersey; son of Spencer ELSTON [F880]. His name appears on the:
Official reg. Of officers and men of NJ. In the Rev. War. Ed. By Will. S. Stryker. Trenton, NJ. 1872. (878p.):586.

He is on the Wantage, Sussex County, New Jersey Tax List in June 1793. (NJ Tax Lists Index 1772-1822).

He is in the 1810 United States Federal Census in Spencer, Tioga County, New York.
about Spencer Elliston Name: Spencer Elliston
Township: Spencer
County: Tioga
State: New York
Free White Males 10 to 15: 1 [so from 1795 to 1800.]
Free White Males 16 to 25: 1 [so from 1785 to 1794.]
Free White Males 45 and Over: 1 [so born before 1765.]
Free White Females 45 and Over: 1 [so born before 1765.]
Number of Household Members Under 16: 1
Number of Household Members Over 25: 2
Number of Household Members: 4

In the 1820 United States Federal Census in Cayuta, Tioga County, New York.
about Spencer Elston Name: Spencer Elston
Township: Cayuta
County: Tioga
State: New York
Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
Free White Males - 45 and over: 1 [so born before 1775.]
Free White Females - 45 and over: 1 [so born before 1775.]
Free White Persons - Over 25: 2
Total Free White Persons: 2
Total All Persons - White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 2

He died on 5 January 1837 at Athens, Bradford County, Pennslyvannia.

WIFE:
[F441]. (miss) WILSON.

A Revolutionar War Penision Application, was filed in his name in 1851 in New Jersey; probably by his widow. It was rejected.
Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files, 1800-1900
about Spencer Elston Name: Spencer Elston
Application Year: 1851
Application State: New Jersey
Applicant Designation: Rejected Pension Application File
Archive Publication Number: M804
Archive Roll Number: 920
Total Pages in Packet: 12
His residence was given as at Athens, Bradford County, Pennslyvannia.

CHILDREN
  1. Spencer Elston probably had a son Spencer Elston, born about 1775. He is on the 1830 United States Federal Census in Athens, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.
  2. [F220]. Moses ELSTON. Born about 1780 in New Jersey He married Thankful HOWARD. He died about 1855 in Stark County, Illinois.
  3. Abraham ELSTON.
  4. Samuel ELSTON.
  5. Richard ELSTON. He married Lydia.
  6. William C. ELSTON. Born in 1781 in Wantage, Sussex, New Jersey. He died on 9 February 1865 in Cambridge, Henry, Illinois.
  7. John Elston. Born about 1785. He married Phebe. They had a son William Elston born in Wantage about 1815 who married Sarah.


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