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Benjamin Ellicott (April 17, 1765December 10, 1827) was a U.S. Representative from New Yorkmarker.

Born at Ellicotts Mills, Marylandmarker, Ellicott accompanied his brothers in 1789 to upper Canada on the survey to determine the western boundary of the State of New York. He was employed as a surveyor and draftsman for the Holland Land Co. in New York and Pennsylvaniamarker. He was one of the first judges of the Court of Common Pleas of Genesee County, New Yorkmarker, in 1803, with residence in Batavia, New Yorkmarker.

Ellicott was elected as a Democratic-Republican to the Fifteenth Congress (March 4, 1817March 3, 1819). He was an unsuccessful candidate for election in 1820 to the Seventeenth Congress. He retired from active life, and in 1826 moved to Williamsville, New Yorkmarker, where he died December 10, 1827. He was interred in the graveyard at Williamsville. He was reinterred in Batavia Cemetery, Batavia, New York, in 1849.


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