Elphicks in America

This information (slightly edited) was sent to us by Teri Ostrelich
Dear Oliver and Ruth Elphick:
I am very interested in the Elphick history....my brother(Dr. Robert Hill) and
I have been doing some searching but of course its a bit hard to do across
the ocean!

Richard Elphick I
Richard II(b. 1777,d. 1864) marr. Sarah Werham
James (British soldier War 1812)
Elizabeth(died in England, marr. Mr. Cutherth?)
Nancy(died in England, marr. Mr. Noakes)

Richard II(came to US in 1841)
Charles (b. 1806, d. 1889) marr. Ann Wite
James (b. 18018, d. 1889)
Betsy(b. 1810, d. 1887) didn't marry
John(b. 1812, d. 1909)
Sarah(b. 1814, d. 1835) didn't marry, died in England
William(b. 1816, d.?)
Thomas(b. 1820,. D.?)
Hannah(b. 1823 marr. Joel Brandy)

Charles(b. 1806, d. 1889)
Ann(b. 1830, marr. Thomas Axel)
Charles (b. 1832, d. 1862 in US Civil War
Robert (b. 1834, d. 1895 marr. Emma Hamilton
Emeline(b. 1837, d. 1913 marr. Dr. William Lovejoy)
Jane(b. 1839 marr. Mr. Hitsman)
William(b. 1840
Wallace(b. 1840
Luther(b. 1844
Sarah(b. 1848
Josephine(b. 1850
Adeline(b. 1852
***DeForest(b. 1855 marr. Mary Stanton)**my great grandparents
Martha(b. 1857,d. 1939)
Edwin(died young)

DeForest(born 1855,died approx. 1947)
Geneva(d. 1909 in childbirth marr. Ernest Collins)
**Nina(married Dr. John Parker d. 1963) my grandmother

Nina Elphick Parker
Doris(d. 1955)
Barbara (b. 1921
Constance(b. 1922) my mother
John Jr. (b. 1932)
Constance Parker Hill
Dr. Robert Hill Jr. (b. 1953, married Joy Hill)
Teresa(Teri) Hill Ostrelich(b. 1948, married Gordon Ostrelich
two sons: Matthew (b. 1980)
Michael(b. 1981)

Getting back to the original Richard Elphick I:
Born in town of Battle, Sussex, England. He owned a very large estate in
the town of Hastings and vicinity.
He married and had three sons: Richard II, James and Charles and two
daughters, Elizabeth and Nancy. The daughters died in England. James was a
British soldier in the War of 1812. Richard II married and came to America.
He was born in 1777 and died in 1864 and buried in Hubbardsville
Cemetery, Hubbardsville, NY. Richard II had nine children (see above).

Elphick summary page

Last updated on 21st January 1997 by Oliver Elphick