Occupation: Like his father and two half brothers, John was a carpenter of Newnham, but he was also a farmerand Yeoman of Newnham. A document on this still exists.
Comments: John was baptised on 17 Aug 1718. He is mentioned in his father's Will and in his brother Jeremiah's Will of which he was executor in 1786. From Jeremiah, John inherited a butcher's shop in Newnham. It is probable that this butcher's shop was later passed down to his son William and then to his grandson William. According to another document, John was also executor to the Will of Thomas Wanstell.
Spouse: Elizabeth Chapman (Married 14-Jun-1753)
Children: Matthew Elvy, Thomas Elvy, William Elvy, Sophia Elvy, Mary Elvy, John Elvy, Henry Hill Elvy
John and Elizabeth were married by licence in Newington. They had 7 children.
Parents: Thomas Elvey, Margaret Woodland
Siblings: Gibbon Elvy, Thomas Elvy, Mary Elvy, Jeremiah Elvy, James Elvy, Henry Elvy, Robert Elvy, Marbel Page