Elsworth Family History

A copy of the research notes prepared by Morilla Garrison in 1917


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 Conklin 
 
 Mott 
 Storm 
 Thorne 

1. Theophilus Elsworth (Elswaerth in Dutch records) died 1715, see St. Nicholas Society Quarterly, 1905, page 220.) 
2. Christoffel Elsworth was a boat builder of respectable standing who lived at Smith Vly (Smith's Valley) now Pearl Street. He was a freeholder in New York, 1655. He was sometimes called Stoffel but signed his name Thoephilus. 

The New York Biographical Record has an article on the Ellsworth Family, (1933) which states that Theophilus Elsworth was an Englishman by birth; his marriage record has been found in Amsterdam, Holland and in which he is called a mariner from Bristol, England; this family used but one "l" in the name and is not the same as the Ellsworth Family. The N.Y. wills vol. 8, page 389 gives his will. 
When his daughter Christine was baptised, the mothers name was given as Annetje Jans; she was living in 1695, but probably died before 1706 as she is not named in his will. His daughter Lysbeth (Elizabeth) baptised Jan. 10, 1655, married June 9, 1675 matthys Janszen Boeckhout. See also manual of the Common Council of New York, 1862, page 598. 

Children of Thorphilus Elsworth - 
1. Christine, baptised 1657 
2. Lysbeth, baptised Jan 10, 1655 

3. Lysbeth Elsworth, baptised jan 10, 1655; married June 9, 1675, Matthys janszen Boeckhout. See Boeckhout family. 

Reference, Hartford Times, Nov. 9, 1940 
Genealogy page in answer to query No. 5536, M.C.T. of date of Nov. 25, 1939 answered by KKA. 
 


***  St. Nicholas Society Quarterly, 1905, page 220.) 
*** The New York Biographical Record has an article on the Ellsworth Family, (1933) 
*** The N.Y. wills vol. 8, page 389 gives his will.
*** See also manual of the Common Council of New York, 1862, page 598.