Eleanor Ellis

2 April 1800–1862 (Age 61)
Bourbon, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Eleanor

When Eleanor Ellis was born on 2 April 1800, in Bourbon, Kentucky, United States, her father, Mordecai Ellis Jr, was 37 and her mother, Sarah Hastings, was 37. She married Eli Northcutt on 20 January 1823, in Bourbon, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Boone, Franklin, Missouri, United States in 1850 and Justice Precinct 5, Travis, Texas, United States in 1880. She died in 1862, in Boone, Missouri, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Carl Cemetery, Carl, Travis, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Eli Northcutt
Eleanor Ellis
Marriage: 20 January 1823
Joseph Kennard Ellis Northcutt
Sarah Northcutt
about 1840–
Ann Northcutt
about 1845–
William Hawkins Northcutt
Thomas Dillard Northcutt
Henry Clay Northcutt
Mary Ann Northcutt
George W. Northcutt
Frances J. Northcutt
Nancy E Northcutt
Elizabeth C Northcutt
John Willis Northcutt

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 January 1823Bourbon, Kentucky, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1801 · Cane Ridge Revival
    Age 1
    The Cane Ridge Revival took place for six days in Cane Ridge, Kentucky. From August 6, 1801- August 12 or 13, 1801, around 20 thousand people gathered together for what was called the Second Great Awakening.
    Age 3
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
    1818 · Jackson Purchase
    Age 18
    The western part of Kentucky purchased by Andrew Jackson from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818. It became known as the Jackson Purchase. This included land that wasn't originally part of Kentucky when it became a state.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English personal name Elis, an Old French vernacular form of Elias, the Latin and New Testament Greek form of Hebrew Eliyahu; see Elijah and compare Elias , Lias , Ely .English: possibly in some instances from the Middle English female personal name Elice, a pet form of Elizabeth .Welsh: from Elis, a shortened form of the Welsh personal name Elisse (earlier Elisedd, a derivative of elus ‘kindly, benevolent’). As usual in Welsh, the stress in Elisse is on the penultimate syllable -li-, which shifts to initial El- when the name is shortened to Elis. It later became confused with Ellis in 1 above.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (7)

    • Ellinor Northcutt in household of E C Northcutt, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Elleanor Ellis, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1823"
    • Ellis in entry for Nancy Ellis Miller, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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