541. Belinda Elliot was born on 6 April 1816 in Brattleboro, Windham Co., VT. She lived in St. Elmo, Fayette Co., IL in 1870. She died on 31 August 1873 in Redwood City, San Mateo Co., CA. "Belinda Elliot McLellan as the daughter of my father's sister. She was possessed of talents of a high order, an excellent education, and a temper and disposition almost perfect. A poet of some excellence and a superior prose writer. Her deafness, and circumstances in life prevented her from being much known. In the small circle of her intimate friends she was dearly loved. She was religious--her piety a reality"
Member of the Presbyterian Church.
Consult the pamphlet "The Pure in Heart: In Memoriam, Mrs. R.W.B. McLellan" Bacon & Co., Printers, 1873 for more information.
Belinda Elliot and Robert William Bolton McLellan were married on 27 August 1839 in Brattleboro, Windham Co., VT. They lived in North Adams, Berkshire Co., MA. They lived in Fremont, Sandusky Co., OH. Belinda and Robert lived in Redwood City, San Mateo Co., CA. Robert William Bolton McLellan was born on 27 July 1815 in Colrain, Franklin Co., MA. He appeared in the census in 1860 in Fremont, Sandusky Co., OH. 1860 Census:
In Fremont, he was one of the incorporators of the First National Bank, along with RBH's uncle, Sardis Birchard, in 1863.
"Belinda's husband, Mr. McLellan, is one of the best of the cousins"
Belinda Elliot and Robert William Bolton McLellan had the following children: