Mary "Mollie" Ellis

23 April 1843–1 November 1926 (Age 83)
Harrison, Indiana, United States

The Life of Mary "Mollie"

When Mary "Mollie" Ellis was born on 23 April 1843, in Harrison, Indiana, United States, her father, Richard R. Ellis, was 34 and her mother, Nancy S Whitman, was 31. She married Nathaniel Shrewsbury Mattox on 27 December 1860, in Orleans Township, Orange, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Stampers Creek Township, Orange, Indiana, United States in 1900 and Stampers Creek, Paoli Township, Orange, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. She died on 1 November 1926, in Rego, Southeast Township, Orange, Indiana, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Old Unity Cemetery, Washington, Indiana Territory, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nathaniel Shrewsbury Mattox
1838–1931
Mary "Mollie" Ellis
1843–1926
Marriage: 27 December 1860
Nancy Elizabeth "Lizzie" Mattox
1861–1947
John Albert Mattox
1863–1943
Dora Eliza Mattox
1865–1954
Sarah A Mattox
1867–
James Franklin Mattox
1870–1886
Thomas Lee Mattox
1874–1967
Mary Elta Mattox
1879–1957
Eli Otis Mattox
1881–1943
Nathaniel Ellis Mattox
1881–1962
Anna Blanche Mattox
1888–1978

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 December 1860
Orleans Township, Orange, Indiana, United States
children

(10)

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Parents and Siblings

    Richard R. Ellis

    Male1808–1884Male

    Nancy S Whitman

    Female1811–1881Female

siblings

(15)

    John Ellis

    Male1830–Male

    Martha Ann Ellis

    Female1830–1889Female

    John Whitman Ellis

    Male1832–1922Male

    Elisabeth Ann Ellis

    Female1833–1899Female

    Joseph Ellis

    Male1835–1844Male

+10 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 3

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 8

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.
1865

Age 22

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Polly Ellis in household of Richard Ellis, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary Mattox in household of Nathaniel S Mattox, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary Ellis in household of Richard Ellis, "United States Census, 1850"

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