Elton Family Record

Taken in part from an old Family Bible printed in New York in 1813. Now in the possession of Mrs Laura Elton Virgil who came to reside in Vineland in 1865

The first Elton known to us was John Elton who came from Bristol, England, to America, where he died at thirty years of age, leaving one son, Ebenezer, who settled in Branford, Conn. He was afterwards lost at sea in a vessel belonging to himself. He left a son Ebenezer 2d, who was born in 1712 and settled at Middletown, Conn., and later removed to Harwinton, Conn., where he died. His first wife, Hannah Ward, of Middletown, had nine children. The first, Recompense, born March 7, 1736. married Abigail Stow of Middletown. He died at Canaan, Conn., in 1794, she at Sharon, 1814.

The second child, Ebenezer 3d, born Feb. 20, 1738, died at Canaan Sept. 4, 1803. His first wife was Rhoda Hurlburt who died Feb. 7, 1794. She had eight children: Philena, born Oct. 15, 1764; Pamela, Feb. 28, 1766; Salmon H., April 28, 1768; James, Aug. 22, 1770; Rhoda, Feb. 24, 1773; Rhesa, Oct. 13, 1775; Cyprian, Oct. 19, 1778; Clara, March 15, 1783.

His second wife had Irenus and Goodrich.

Salmon Hurlburt Elton was born April 28, 1768, and died July 17, 1856. He married for his first wife Lydia Goodwin, born Oct. 2, 1769, who died March 19, 1802.

Their children were: Amanda, born June 2, 1792; Honora B., April 19, 1794; Rhoda, March 20, 1796; Eliza, Dec. 2, 1798; Rheas, Nov. 13, 1800.

Eliza Elton died Jan. 15, 1877, and Rhesa Elton died Jan. 8, 1883. Irenus Elton was born Aug. 12, 1797, and Goodrich was born Nov- 26, 1799. Their mother was Lydia Brownson. They were half brothers of Salmon H. Elton.

Irenus married Amy Rockwell, Goodrich married Betsey Ann , who died at Gibson, Pa., April 18, 1877 aged 52.

Salmon Elton's second wife was Rachel Sage, who died Dec. 23, 1831 aged 51. His third wife was Abigail Sage, who died at Sheffield, Mass., Jan. 21, 1860, aged 74.

From a Family Bible printed in Cooperstown, N. Y., 1827, in the possession of Mrs. Laura Elton Virgil

Marriages

Irenus Elton and Amie Rockwell were married January 18, 1818.

Erastus P. Allyn and Alta A. Rockwell were married May 21, 1832.

E. P. Allyn was born Jan. 7, 1807.

John R. Elton and Mary Pierce was married January 2, 1840

Goodrich B. Elton and Elmira H. Rood was married August 30, 1853.

Willis S. Virgil and Laura P. Elton were married in Vineland Nov. 19, 1873.

John Rockwell and Abigail Toby were married November 29, 1798.

Mary Elizabeth Elton was married at Toronto, Canada, July 30, 1881 to George L. Whiton.

Births

Irenus Elton was born August 12, 1797.

Amie Rockwell was born June 26, 1800.

Goodrich Elton was born November 26, 1799.

John R. Elton was born Sept. 4, 1818.

Goodrich Brownson Elton was born June 16, 1834.

William Henry Elton was born Sept. 20, 1836.

May Louisa Elton was born Sept. 14, 1838.

Frederick Elton was born February 12, 1841.

Eliza Elton was born July 30, 1843.

The above four children of William H. Elton of Red Hook and Sarah Brown Woodward of New York.

Laura P. Elton was born October 2, 1842.

Mary Elizabeth Elton was born October 8, 1845.

Daughters of T. R. and M. P. Elton.

Mary Elizabeth Elton, daughter of G. B. and Almira H. Elton, was born April 6, 1855.

Willis I. Virgil was born Oct. 15, 1847.

Libbie E. Virgil was born August 6, 1883.

Lizzie Elton Whiton had a son born may 9, 1884, another son born Aug. 27, 1885. A daughter born August 10, 1887.

John Rockwell was born Sept. 29, 1775.

Abigail Toby was born May 9, 1778.

Amie Rockwell was born June 26, 1800.

Abigail Rockwell was born March 9, 1802.

Ann M. Rockwell was born November 26, 1809.

Alta A. Rockwell was born June 26, 1811.

The above four Daughters of John and Abigail Rockwell.

Deaths

Mary E. Elton, daughter of J. R. and M. P. Elton, died March 11, 1855 aged 9 years, 5 months and 3 days.

Goodrich B. Elton died Feb. 19, 1860 aged 25 years, 8 months and 3 days.

Goodrich Elton died June 2, 1865 in Pennsylvania aged 65 years, 6 months and 7 days.

Eliza Elton, Daughter of Goodrich Elton died in Gibson, Pennsylvania April 16, 1877 aged 52 years.

Erastus P. Allyn died Dec 21, 1882 aged 76 years.

Alta A. Allyn died May 22, 1883 Aged 71 years, 11 months.

John Rockwell Died March 11, 1846 Aged 70 years.

Abigail Rockwell, wife of John Rockwell, died May 30, 1871 aged 93 years.

Cyprian Elton Died January 20, 1822 Aged 43 years, 3 months 1 Day.

Sarah, Wife of Cyprian Elton, died 16, 1840 a. 55.

Frederick, son of Cyprian and Sarah Elton died January 11, 1834 Aged 18.

William H. Elton, son of C. and S. Elton, died July 15, 1853 Aged 47.

Mrs. Elizabeth A. Elton, widow of the late Goodrich Elton of Smith died at South Gibson, November 2, 1885 Age 79 years, 1 month, 21 days.

Libbie V. E. Virgil Died Feb. 1, 1888.

Mary Pierce, Wife of J. R. Elton Died Oct. 16, 1888.

Ann M. Moor died March 17. 1887 Aged 79 years and 4 months.

Irenus Elton Died Oct. 24, 1893 Aged 96 yrs, 2 months and 12 days.

Amie Rockwell Elton Died April 23, 1897. Appended to record.

Abby Rockwell was born March 9, 1802.

Howell Wetherell was born March 29, 1796.  Married Dec. 28, 1818.  Moved to Iowa, Oct. 13, 1856.

Abby R. Wetherell died Deb. 6, 1867, age 65 yrs. 9 mo.

Howell Wetherell died Apr. 5, 1873, age 76 yrs. 6 da.

Edward Miller born January 14, 1812, died January 9, 1892.

Louise Woodward Elton, his wife, born September 14, 1838.

Edward Miller and Louise W. Elton were married June 16, 1864.

Elton, their son, born April 6, 1868 lived 4 months and 18 days.