Charles Elliott (1792 - 1869):
Charles Elliott was born in Killybegs, County Donegal, and was educated in Dublin. When he was twenty-two he went to America and became a superintendent of Methodist missions and Residing Elder of Ohio District. He was appointed Professor of Languages at Madison College and President of Iowa Wesleyan Union. He edited many religious periodicals and wrote several books, particularly connected with the history of Weslyanism. He died in Iowa.