William Davis Elliott1,2,3

ID# 2159, (1859 - 1924)
FatherThomas Herbert Elliott4,5,3 (3 Aug 1834 - 22 Oct 1933)
MotherElizabeth Mariah Tuck4,5,3 (30 Nov 1837 - 16 Apr 1904)

Key Events:

Birth: 4 Jul 1859, Christian Co., Kentucky6,7,8,9
Marriage: 12 Apr 1888, Oak Grove, Christian Co., Kentucky, Carrie Jones (9 Oct 1865 - 16 Sep 1941)10,11,12
Death: 17 Mar 1924, Montgomery Co., Tennessee3,13
Burial: 18 Mar 1924, Greenwood Cemetery, Clarksville, Montgomery Co., Tennessee3
ChartsDescendants of Dr. Davis Green Tuck
Descendants of David Dutt/Toot
AncestryThe Tuck Family
The Dutt/Toot Family

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     William Davis Elliott was born on 4 Jul 1859 in Christian Co., Kentucky.6,7,8,9
     William appeared with his parents on the 1870 Federal Census of Hopkinsville, Christian Co., Kentucky, in the household of his grandmother, Elizabeth M. Toot.14
     He appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Lafayette, Kentucky in the household of his parents, Thomas Herbert Elliott and Elizabeth Mariah Tuck.15
     William married Carrie Jones, daughter of John W. Jones and Mary E. Fort, on 12 Apr 1888 in Oak Grove, Christian Co., Kentucky.10,11,12
     William and Carrie settled in Kentucky on a farm on the Tennessee side of the state line, near Edgoten, after they married, and lived their the rest of their lives.16
     William and Carrie appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of Montgomery Co., Tennessee, enumerated 2 Jun 1900, reporting that they owned their farm. Their children Thomas, William and Jones were listed as living with them.2
     William and Carrie appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of Montgomery Co., Tennessee, on the Hopkinsville and Clarksville Pike, enumerated 21 Apr 1910, reporting that they owned their farm. Their children Thomas, William and Jones were listed as living with them.17
     William and Carrie appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Montgomery Co., Tennessee, on State Line Rd, enumerated 5 Jan 1920, reporting that they owned their farm. Their sons Jones and Thomas were listed as living with them, as was the latter's wife, Willie Joann Mallory, and their children, Josephine and Mary. Their middle son, William, and his family apparently lived close by as they are listed next.18
     He was a farmer.2,17,19
     William died on 17 Mar 1924 in Montgomery Co., Tennessee, at age 64, at the family home, on the Kentucky state line near Edgoten.3,13 He was buried on 18 Mar 1924 in Greenwood Cemetery, Clarksville, Montgomery Co., Tennessee.3

Children:
     Children with Carrie Jones:

Citations

  1. [S8728] Saunders, and Stubbs, Early Settlers of Alabama, pg 385, shows name as William Davis Elliott.
  2. [S4563] D. William Elliott household, 1900 U.S. Census, Montgomery Co., Tennessee.
  3. [S4562] Wm. D. Elliott, Certificate of Death.
  4. [S2065] W D. Elliott, birth register.
  5. [S1770] Elizabeth M. Tuck household, 1870 U.S. Census, Christian Co., Kentucky, shows them in the same household, apparently as parent and child.
  6. [S2065] W D. Elliott, birth register, shows day, month, and county, and volume identified by Ancestry as 1859, but the year is not shown in any of the 19 images of the volume; volume identified as 1861 has only 4 pages, and many years missing, suggesting the records were in disarray.
  7. [S4562] Wm. D. Elliott, Certificate of Death, shows date, with year as 1861, and state.
  8. [S2062] Thos. H. Elliott household, 1860 U.S. Census, Christian Co., Kentucky, shows only Quintus and Sally in the household.
  9. [S4563] D. William Elliott household, 1900 U.S. Census, Montgomery Co., Tennessee, shows month, year, age 39 changed to 38, and state.
  10. [S2704] "Kentucky Marriages, 1785-1979," FamilySearch.org, record for W. D. Elliott and Carrie Jones, citing FHL#1942960 and pg 345, shows date, town, and county.
  11. [S4563] D. William Elliott household, 1900 U.S. Census, Montgomery Co., Tennessee, shows married 12 years.
  12. [S8728] Saunders, and Stubbs, Early Settlers of Alabama, pg 385, shows year, as 1893.
  13. [S8826] Carrie Jones Elliott obituary, Clarksville Leaf-Chronicle, shows he died on the family farm near Edgoten.
  14. [S1770] Elizabeth M. Tuck household, 1870 U.S. Census, Christian Co., Kentucky.
  15. [S1897] Thomas H. Elliott household, 1880 U.S. Census, Christian Co., Kentucky.
  16. [S8826] Carrie Jones Elliott obituary, Clarksville Leaf-Chronicle.
  17. [S4564] William Elliot household, 1910 U.S. Census, Montgomery Co., Tennessee.
  18. [S4566] W. D. Elliott household, 1920 U.S. Census, Montgomery Co., Tennessee.
  19. [S4566] W. D. Elliott household, 1920 U.S. Census, Montgomery Co., Tennessee, shows occupation as retired farmer.
  20. [S8821] Thomas Herbert Elliott, Certificate of Death.
  21. [S8823] William Davis Elliott, Jr., Delayed Certificate of Birth.
  22. [S8824] Jones Fort Elliott, Certificate of Death.