Notes for ELISHA VAN VELSOR:
Son of William and Martha (Losee) Van Velsor.
AKA: Elisha Van Velzer, Elisha Van velzor.
Born: About 1770 in Oyster Bay Township, Nassau County, Long Island, New York.
Died: December 10, 1834 in in Oyster Bay Township, Nassau County, Long Island, New York.
Married: Elizabeth "Betsy" Van Velsor Unknown in Unknown.
Elisha Velsor appears in the first census of the United States taken in the year 1790, State of New York in Oyster Bay Town. He is the head of the household. With him reside one free white male under 16 who is presumably his son, his daughter and his wife.
Elisha Van Velzor came from Madison County, N. Y., to Wirt about 1828, and settled on the farm owned by H. J. Shaw. He took up a wild lot of 150 acres, where he resided for a number of years. He married Betsey Barret, also born in Madison county.