Unrelated Ellis Information to Share

Over the years I have collected information on other Ellis families for the Ellis Cousins Newsletter. Here are some of the Ellis families...

David Ellis b: 1798 married Mariah Spencer and raised family in Roscoe, IL.

From the Boston Evening Transcript #6426. From Luce, Doty: Records from Rochester state that Jediah Briggs married Jedida Ellis on October 19, 1733.

James William Ellis m: Anna Marie Quirk

James Lincoln Ellis m: Emeline Pratt

CPT T. Bartholomew Ellis m: Mary Rosina Waterbury

Ellises listed in the "New England Settlers"

Amos Ellis Book

El Paso, IL Ellises from History of El Paso, Illinois

The Pioneers of Winnebago and Boone Counties, IL Who Came Before 1841 Phillip L. Ellis of Maine.

Sturbridge, Mass. Ellis entries

Samuel Ellis of Eau Claire, Wisconsin

William H. Ellis of Eau Claire, Wisconsin

Landmarks of Oswego County, William Ellis b: 1846 England

1860 Federal Census, Winnebago Cty, IL (2 Ellis families listed)

John Ellis/Susan Lumber/Lombard


From: History of Providence County, Vol I & II
Ed. by Richard M. Bayles; W.W. Preston & Co., NY. 1891
Biographical sketches, "Town of East Providence" Volume II

p. 166: William Wheaton ELLIS, son of William and Mary (Wheaton) Ellis, was born December 13th, 1838, in Seekonk, Mass., now East Providence, R.I., and was educated at the English and Classical school of East Providence. He learned the jewelry business and followed it three years, then was employed by the Rumford Chemical Works, remaining four years, then worked for the Boston & Providence railroad for seven years, and returned to the chemical works. He was elected on the school board for three years, and was for two years of that time chairman of the board. He was elected again in 1889 for three years, also elected superintendent. He is treasurer of Newman Congregational church, and has been for a number of years, also for 18 years a trustee, and is and has been for a number of years clerk of the society. He was chosen deacon May 30th, 1872, and has served in that capacity for more than 18 years. He married Sarah H., daughter of Hezekiah and Avis N. Blaisdell, of Providence.


Ellis Family Cemetery
Opposite of County Home (previously the County Poor House, now abandoned),
Town of Onondaga, Onondaga County, New York

Ellis
Gen. John June 20 1820 Ae 56 yrs.
Submit Olds (w) May 9 1843 Ae 67
Miss Sophia July 9 1824 Ae 23
John C. July 18 1830 Ae 34
Mitte wife of
Dr. Samuel Healy Apr 24 1824 Ae 21

Healy
Henry O. born July 26 1822 died Oct 29 1851

Copied by
Minnie L. C. Coleman
Chairman Gen. Research Com.
Gen. Asa Danforth Chapter, D.A.R.
Syracuse, New York
'Daughters of the American Revolution Cemetery Records,' Vol. 27, pg. 56
found at the New York State Library


Eliza b. 1819 d. 1919 m. Unknown Ellis
These are their children I know of:

****William Ellis b. abt. 1847
****John Ellis b. abt. 1849
Edwin Ellis b. abt. 1853....my ggrandfather...(dairy farmer in WI) Franklin Merrill Ellis b. 1857 d. 1937....I'm in contact with his descendants. Records say they were all b. in VT. I'm searching for brothers, John and William, who were in the 1870 census for Vernon Co. WI along with Eliza, Edwin and Franklin. John was missing in the 1880 Census for that same Co. in WI. These census records are the only records I have for John and William Ellis.

Other names we have in our mix of clues are......
Milo Ellis
Earl Ellis
Pirl Carl Ellis ...My grandfather b. 1885
L D Ellis
Grace Ellis
Luella Ellis
Florence Ellis
Elizabeth Ellis
Harrison Ellis as possible husband of Eliza (Edwin's marriage cert. says this is his father)
?James Ellis? as another son of Eliza? I found a Civil WAr Pension that says, James Ellis the son of Eliza Ellis, but no more clues on this one.

Oh, I found a Franklin Ellis age 4 in the Fed. 1860 census in Potter Co., Hector twp., PA and am wondering if this is my Franklin. Do you have any connections to PA?

The Ellis family were dairy farmers and general farmers as I've found so far. My Franklin was a farmer and carpenter as well. He died of Apoplexy. We think there might be a connection to Ayr, Scotland.
Gloria Ellis


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Olin Family Society

Olin Family Society Facebook Site

MacGillivray Clan Facebook Site

Spencer Historical and Genealogy Society (SHGS)

SGHS Facebook Site

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