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Jacob Elwell

Birthplace: Gloucester, Essex, MA
Death: Died in Cape Sables, Sherburne, Nova Scotia, Canada
Cause of death: Killed in Queen Anne's War
Immediate Family:

Son of Samuel Elwell, I; Samuel Elwell; Esther Elwell, Accused Witch and Hester Elwell
Husband of Abigail Elwell and Abigail Elwell
Father of Benjamin Elwell; Rachel Lurvey; Abigail Elwell; Sarah Roberts; Jacob Elwell and 6 others
Brother of Samuel Elwell, II; Robert Elwell; Ebenezer Elwell; Hezekiah Elwell; Esther Elwell and 13 others

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About Jacob Elwell

Jacob Elwell, the second son of Samuel and Hester Elwell, was born in 1662.  He was killed on 11 May 1710 at Cape Sable during Queen Anne's War. In 1686 he married Abigail Vinson, daughter of William Vinson and his second wife Rachel Cooke. 


Jacob Elwell (b.16 Aug 1662) was killed on 11 May 1710 at Cape Sable during Queen Anne's French and Indian War of 1702-1713. (Source: Levi Henry Elwell, 1854-1916 & Vital Records Gloucester, Massachusetts)

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Jacob Elwell's Timeline

August 11, 1662
Gloucester, Essex, MA
July 6, 1686
Age 23
Gloucester, Essex, MA
February 21, 1687
Age 24
Gloucester, Essex, MA, USA
January 30, 1690
Age 27
Gloucester, Essex, MA
February 8, 1691
Age 28
Gloucester, Essex, MA
March 26, 1695
Age 32
Gloucester, Essex, MA
May 6, 1697
Age 34
July 15, 1700
Age 37
Gloucester, Essex, MA