|Posted By:||Cathy Farrell|
|Subject:||A LITTLE BIT OF ELLIOTT HISTORY - BEAVER COUNTY|
|Post Date:||May 19, 2012 at 14:09:06|
|Forum:||Elliott Family Genealogy Forum|
Title: History of Beaver County, Pennsylvania: including its early settlement; its erection into a separate county; its subsequent growth and development; sketches of its boroughs, villages and townships ... biographies of many of its representative citizens; statistics, etc
Authors: Richard, J. Fraise (Jacob Fraise), 1844-, Henry, Thomas
SECOND MOON TOWNSHIP – 1802
This extended to the Ohio River, embracing what in 1811 was called Greene Township.
…ELLIOTT, ELIAS…LAUGHLIN, THOMAS; LAUGHLIN, SAMUEL; LAUGHLIN, WILLIAM (owned a gristmill, a sawmill and a distillery; also 200 acres); LAUGHLIN, ROBERT (had 400 acres of land and a distillery); LAUGHLIN, JAMES (tanner)…
BEAVER TOWNSHIP 1802-1806 starts on pg. 98
TAXABLES IN SEWICKLEY TOWNSHIP FOR 1802-3
The territory embraced all that part of the county lying east of Big Beaver River and north of the Ohio from the Allegheny line to the north line of the present county limits.
Pg. 108 The following is a mortuary list of aged persons and persons of prominence in various parts of the county. The facts were gathered from imperfect files of newspapers, and hence do not represent all the years fully. It is the best that could be done under the circumstances.
13 March, in Perry Township, ANDREW ELLIOTT, aged 71 years
…17 November, in Moon Township, WILLIAM ELLIOTT, aged 82 years.
The following is a list of physicians in Beaver County, who have registered in the office of the county prothonotary, in the order of record. The law requires a number of facts to be stated. In the following list, the order pursued is, the name of the physician, date of registration, place of nativity, residence, degrees, (1) medical, (2) other, place of continuous practice since 1871, and, if deceased, date of death.
J. S. ELLIOTT, August 20, 1881; Washington County, Ohio; New Brighton, Pa.; M. D. from Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, March 12, 1878; Parkersburg, W. Va., Missouri, Beaver County, since December, 1880.
…FERGUSON ELLIOTT, August 26, 1881; Washington County, Pa.; Ohio Township, Beaver County; Butler County, 1848-75, Beaver County since.
Pg. 574 MOON TOWNSHIP
The North Branch Presbyterian Church, whose house of worship is located in the northeast part of Moon Township, is, by dire necessity, the daughter of the Mount Carmel Church…(pg. 575)
In 1837 a congregation was regularly organized by Rev. Ray, the elders of the old congregation assisting the new for a time….The membership at that date embraced John Carey, William Irwin, his wife and daughters Mary and Ann; Thomas Hood and wife, John Hood and wife, Daniel Weigle and wife and son Daniel; Mrs. Thomas Irwin, Mrs. John Weigle, John and Jacob Londis and their wives, WILLIAM ELLIOTT and wife, Mrs. Jacob Baker, Samuel Usilton and wife, Mrs. Philip Baker, Mrs. John Stewart, of Stewart’s mill; William Shroad, John McBriar and wife, Mrs. John Braden and others…