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Joseph Elkinton


Other Names: Joseph Elkington

Assumed Gender: Male

Birth Date: 1794

Birth Place: Salem

Death Date: 1868

Death Place: Philadelphia

Affiliations: Society of Friends

Notes: Son of Asa Elkinton, born in Salem County, NJ, in 1794. Travelled to Tunesassa in 1816 as a teacher, learned the Seneca language. Married Mary Nutt in 1829. Returned to Philadelphia by 1834 and established a manufactory for soap and candles. Died in 1868.

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