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Sgt. John Elwell

Also Known As: "Sgt. Jno. Elwell"
Birthdate: (72)
Birthplace: Pilesgrove Twp., Salem County, New Jersey
Death: December 19, 1789 (68-76)
Selins Grove, Pittsgrove Twp., Salem, New Jersey, United States
Place of Burial: Upper Pittsgrove, Salem County, New Jersey, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of William Elwell and Anna Elwell
Husband of Abigail Elwell; Abigail Elwell and ? Elwell
Father of Rebecca Richman; Capt. Sawtelle Elwell; Amariah Elwell; Even Elwell; Loruhama Bangs and 2 others
Brother of WILLIAM Elwell; SARAH Elwell and HANNAH Elwell

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About Sgt. John Elwell

DAR Ancestor #: A038115

John Elwell, (1717-89), served in the Salem county militia He died in Pittsgrove, N. J.

Their suggestion: from Carolyn Schwab (#46985190)

Will Abstract July 6, 1797 John Elwell, of Pittsgrove, Salem Co, NJ 1. To my son Alexander - the 80 acres where he lives, joining Samuel Elwell and Henry Paullin. 2. To my sons Sawtel, Amariah, Evin, and Ephraim - rest of lands 3. To my daughter Lurainy - some goods 4. To my daughter Rebecca - some goods Executors - sons Sawtel, Amariah, Alexander Elwell Witnesses - John Nelson, Samuel Nelson, Elizabeth Nelson Proved December 19, 1789

  • Reference: Find A Grave Memorial - SmartCopy: Oct 17 2016, 2:53:52 UTC
  • MRS. MARY E. F. WHITE BALBIRNIE. 22409 Lineage Book - National Society of the Daughters of the American ..., Volume 23 By Daughters of the American Revolution
  • The Elwell family in America; a genealogy of Robert Elwell, of Dorchester and Gloucester, Mass., and the greater part of his descendants, to the fifth generation, with a list of revolutionary soldiers of the name who enlisted from the state of Massachusetts by Elwell, Jacob Thomas, 1844-1888; Pope, Charles Henry, 1841-1918 Published 1899
    • 57. John Elwell (William, Thomas, Robert) born in Salem County, New Jersey, about 1717; married first, Abigail Sawtelle, who was born Feb. 13, 1722, and died July 31, 1763. lie married a second and a third wife, whose names the writer has not been able to learn. He resided at Pittsgrove, N. J. He died about 1767.
  • Reference: MyHeritage Family Trees - SmartCopy: Oct 17 2016, 0:30:23 UTC
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Sgt. John Elwell's Timeline

Pilesgrove Twp., Salem County, New Jersey
October 17, 1742
Age 25
Salem County, New Jersey
June 6, 1753
Age 36
Pittsgrove, Salem, New Jersey, USA
April 6, 1758
Age 41
Salem County, New Jersey, United States
May 20, 1760
Age 43
Salem County, New Jersey, United States
April 24, 1785
Age 68
Pittsgrove Twp, Salem, New Jersey, United States
December 19, 1789
Age 72
Selins Grove, Pittsgrove Twp., Salem, New Jersey, United States