JOHN ELLIOTT, M.D. He is one of the well-known practicing physicians of Mt. Pleasant, and was born in Jefferson Co.,OH on Sept. 17, 1832, the son of Elisha and Susan (Carter) Elliott,both of whom were natives of Ohio where the former had been engaged in farming for many years. They were the parents of six children, of whom the following are now living: Thomas, a resident of Canton, Stark Co., IL; Charles, living in Rome in this county; George in Carroll Co., OH; and Dr. John. The father died in 1840 and Mrs. Elliott married William Felson by whom she had one child, Mary,now the wife of John Watt of Carroll Co., OH. Mrs. Felson was a life-long member of the Methodist Episcopal Church and died in Carroll Co., in 1880 On the death of his father, Dr. John was raised by an aunt. He emigrated to Henry County, IA in 1855. He began reading medicine in Ohio with a Dr. Vance. He came back to Henry Co. in 1880. Dr. Elliott was married in Carroll Co., Oh, to Miss Letitia Noble, daughter of David Noble. Their children now living are: Elihu N., a doctor in practices with his father; and Lellie Maud, who resides with her parents.
Portrait and Biographical Album Henry County, Iowa Chicago: Acme Publishing Company, 1888