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George Elliott (1830-1917)

Biography

George Elliott is my 3x great uncle. He was born July 30, 1830 in Fenwick, in the parish of Campsall, Yorkshire, England. His parents were John Elliott and Susannah Dawson. He was their second child, and their only son to live to adulthood. George was just 10 years old when he emigrated with his parents and siblings to Winnebago County, Illinois. As a young man, George moved to Buchanan County, Iowa, probably around 1856, according to his obituary (see below).

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