1797 census of Elizabethtown Township, Leeds County, Ontario:
Sarah and an infant boy.
The first European settlements in Ontario were after the American Revolution when 5,000 loyalists left the new United States.
Christopher Elliott was born about 1712.
He married Judith Fillow.
Jonathan Elliott (1733, married Catherine Evans)
Matthew Elliott (1734)
Peternelle Elliott (1743),
David Elliott (1745
Thomas Elliott (1750, married Catrina Van Vrendenburgh)
Jacob Elliott (1758)
Christopher served in the 5th Beekman Regiment in the Dutchess County, New York.
Brockville, Ontario was called Elizabethtown. The area was first settled by English speakers in 1785, when Americans who had remained loyal to the crown fled to Canada after the American Revolution.
Dutchess County, New York patriots forced colonists loyal to the British government to flee north into what became Ontario.
John or Jonathan Elliott was born about 1734 in Delaware.
He married Catherine Evans.(1744-1790)
He was a Corporal in the 6th Company Butler's Rangers. He enlisted on June 1, 1778. He died in 1795 in Elizabethtown Township
Henry Elliott (1786- 1872)
Hannah Elliott (married Nathan Dayton and Abel Coleman),
Elizabeth Elliott married John Hall
Susanna Elliott (married Samuel Griffin),
Margaret Elliott (married John McIntosh of Edwardsburgh),
Catherine Elliott (1769, married Samuel Shipman),
Judah Elliott (married John Ferris),
Polly Elliott (married Abel Fulford)
Phebe Elliott (married Aaron Comstock
In June, 1839 several children of the late John Elliott appeared before the Land Commission Board of Canada petitioning for land as their father was a Loyalist.
Thomas Elliott was born about 1750 in Dutchess County, New York.
He married Catrina Van Vrendenburgh about 1769 in Elizabethtown (now Brockville), Ontario, Canada.
Mary Elliott (1770, married Barney Emery),
Abraham Elliott (1770),
John Elliott (1771),
Stephen Elliott (1772),
Catherin Elliott (1774), and
Dorcas Elliott (1775, married Thomas Wood).
In 1784 Thomas and John Elliott appeared on the provisioning list for disbanded troops as refugees. They were mustered in Elizabethtown.
David Elliott was born about in Dutchess County.
He was in the Loyal Rangers under Colonel Robert Rogers at New York.
David was granted 600 acres of land in Elizabethtown Township, Leeds County, Ontario, Canada. 100 acres each in lots 6 and 20 of the 7th Concession and 200 acres in lot 1 of the 10th Concession.
Mary Elliott (married Boulton),
Moses Elliott (1795)
Martha Elliott (married William Boulton)
Lucy Elliott (1779, married David Mattice).
Moses Elliott was with Captain John Howard's Company of the 1st Regiment Leeds Militia during the War of 1812.
United Empire Loyalists were Americans who remained loyal to King George III and the British Empire. They moved to Canada after the American Revolution.
Jacob Elliott was born about 1758 in Dutchess County, New York.
Jane Elliott (married Peter Cole),
Olive Elliott (married Thomas Russell),
Catherine Elliott (married Asa Storey),
2. Robert MILLER
3. James HALSTED
4. James HOWARD
5. John TRICKEY
6. Chas TRICKEY
7. William LANSDOWN
8. Benjamin LANDON
9. Loveril [sic] BEACH
10. Erastus LANDON
11. John LANDON
12. Danl L. BALDWIN
The Jury find the Defendants Guilty of An Assault and Battery only.
The Court Sentence Jacob ELLIOTT to pay a fine of five pounds one shilling & eight pence.
Daniel PATTERSON fifteen shillings & Caruth Patterson Two [sic] pounds one shilling & eight
Jacob ELLIOTT} Paid thier fine to the Sheriff in Court
Danl PATTERSON Paid to the sheriff.