The following news item appeared in the March 19, 1880 edition of the "Port Hope Guide".
"Messrs, Jabez, James, Joshua and T. D. Elliott left Port Hope on Tuesday past, 16th inst., for the Prairie Province. They carry with them a loaded car of implements, machinery, seed, etc. We are exceedingly sorry to lose such men but they will make their mark in their new home."
By about 1880, this section of the country became known as the Elliott Settlement.
Later when the railroad was built south from Brandon, an elevator and siding erected on the NW 1/4 of Section 20, became known as Elliott's Siding.