Colonel Matthew Elliott

Colonel Matthew Elliott (HMOXD)

Location: Amherstburg, ON N9V 3B2 Essex County
Country: Canada
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N 42° 5.091', W 83° 6.784'

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1739 - 1814

Near this site stood the house erected in 1784 by Matthew Elliott. Born in Ireland, he emigrated to the American Colonies in 1761, and during the Revolution served with the British forces as a captain in the Indian Department. He was an Indian agent for the western tribes 1790-95 and deputy superintendent of the Indian Department 1795-98. Elliott represented Essex in the legislative assembly 1801-12. As colonel of the 1st Essex Militia he took part in the capture of Detroit , August 16, 1812, and the battles of Fort Meigs, Moraviantown and Black Rock.
Year Placed1959
Placed ByThe Ontario Archaeological and Historic Sites Board
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Date Added Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 5:42am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 325229 N 4661357
Decimal Degrees42.08485000, -83.11306667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 5.091', W 83° 6.784'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 5' 5.46" N, 83° 6' 47.04" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near 777-1147 Essex County Rd 20, Amherstburg ON N9V 3B2, CA
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