John Ellis

4 March 1759–8 February 1816 (Age 56)
Albemarle Parish, Surry, Virginia, British Colonial America

The Life of John

When John Ellis was born on 4 March 1759, in Albemarle Parish, Surry, Virginia, British Colonial America, his father, William Ellis, was 34 and his mother, Elizabeth Shysley Wright, was 28. He married Ede Carroll on 30 January 1781. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 8 February 1816, in Sussex, Virginia, United States, at the age of 56.

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Family Time Line

John Ellis
1759–1816
Ede Carroll
1748–
Marriage: 30 January 1781
Frances Ellis
1783–
Lucy Ellis
1787–
Susannah Ellis
1789–1854
Drury Ellis
1790–
John Ellis
1793–

Spouse and Children

    Male1759–1816Male

    Ede Carroll

    Female1748–Female

MARRIAGE
30 January 1781
children

(5)

    Frances Ellis

    Female1783–Female

    Lucy Ellis

    Female1787–Female

    Female1789–1854Female

    Drury Ellis

    Male1790–Male

    John Ellis

    Male1793–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

    Drury Ellis

    Male1755–Male

    Male1759–1816Male

    Norrington Ellis

    Male1760–1830Male

    Male1761–1808Male

    Gearmon Ellis

    Male1765–1837Male

+4 More Children

World Events (6)

1775

Age 16

"Patrick Henry made his ""Give me Liberty or Give me Death"" speech in Richmond Virginia."
1776

Age 17

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1791

Age 32

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

Name Meaning

English and Welsh: from the medieval personal name Elis, a vernacular form of Elijah ( see Elias ). In Wales this surname absorbed forms derived from the Welsh personal name Elisedd, a derivative of elus ‘kindly’, ‘benevolent’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Ellis, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"
  • John Ellis, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"
  • John Ellis, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"

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