Tree starts with "Rev" Robert Elam 1528-1597- graduated cambridge university 1584- wife unknown.
Son John Elam 1542-1605 & Elizabeth Porter 1545.
Most of the family migrated to Virginia USA in approx 1580-1600's
Name became ELLAM in Yorkshire England - my branch starts with William Ellam Darfield Yorkshire 1650-1740& Anne Foster Yorkshire 1655.
Direct descent from above 9th Grandparents
Chris Ellam - born England - live in Australia