Title: History of Beaver County, Pennsylvania: including its early settlement; its erection into a separate county; its subsequent growth and development; sketches of its boroughs, villages and townships ... biographies of many of its representative citizens; statistics, etc Authors: Richard, J. Fraise (Jacob Fraise), 1844-, Henry, Thomas.
Pg. 650 JAMES S. ELLIOTT, physician, Beaver Falls, was born in Trumbull County, Ohio, in 1823, and is a son of WILLIAM and MARGARET (PATTERSON) ELLIOTT, who settled in Moon Township in 1826. They had 10 children: JANE (MRS. ROBERT KEENAN), NANCY (MRS. WILLIAM DAVIDSON), ARABELLA (MRS. JOHN A. BRADEN), ELLEN (MRS. JAMES BRADEN), JOHN M., WILLIAM P., SUSAN, RACHEL (MRS. JAMES JOHNSON), JAMES S. and THOMAS. JAMES S. was reared in Moon Township, and educated in the schools of Beaver.He began the study of medicine in 1847 with Dr. Cunningham, entered Startling Medical College, Columbus, Ohio, in 1848, and was graduated in 1851. From 1852 until 1869 he practiced in Moon Township, after which he located in Beaver Falls. His eldest son, WASHINGTON F., began the study of medicine in 1883, entered Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, in 1885, and was graduated in 1887. He is now associated with his father.DR. ELLIOTT was twice married, his first wife being MARIA, daughter of DAVID and MARY (WITHERSPOON) RAMSEY, of Lawrence County, Pa., by whom he had 4 children: WASHINGTON F., ISTIE, CHARLES and THOMAS M.His second wife was JENNIE, daughter of SAMUEL and MARTHA (MOODY) WITHERSPOON, of Beaver County, by whom he had 4 children: CHARLES M., ETTA, BERTIE and HARRY.DR. ELLIOTT is a member of the Beaver County Medical Society.