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James Elliot
Birth: Aug. 18, 1775
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Nov. 10, 1839
Windham County
Vermont, USA

U.S. Congressman. Moving to Vermont, in 1790, he served as a Sergeant in the US Army, in the Indian War of 1793. After the war, he published several works of poems, was clerk of the Vermont State House of Representatives, (1801-03), studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1803 and commenced to practice law in Brattleboro, Vermont. In 1803, he was elected as a Federalist to the Eighth, Ninth, and Tenth Congresses, serving until 1809. After his term, he published a newspaper in Philadelphia and served as a US Army Captain during the War of 1812. Returning to Vermont, he resumed the practice of law, was clerk of the Windham County Court, (1817-35) and a member of the Vermont State House of Representatives, (1818-19). He was register of the probate court, (1822-34), again served in the Vermont State House of Representatives, (1837-38) and Attorney of Windham County, from 1837, until his death at age 64. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
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  Lucy Dow Elliot (1781 - 1869)*
  James M. Elliot (1805 - 1807)*
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Prospect Hill Cemetery
Windham County
Vermont, USA
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