Lemuel Jellis

1746–1832 (Age 86)
Steppingley, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Lemuel

When Lemuel Jellis was born in 1746, in Steppingley, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Ralph Jellis, was 32 and his mother, Naomi Ward, was 35. He married Elizabeth Large on 7 February 1775, in Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died in 1832, in Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, at the age of 86, and was buried in Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Lemuel Jellis
1746–1832
Diana Toms
1762–1826
Marriage: 1 December 1780
Mary Jelhis Or Jellies
1781–
Daniel Jellis
1798–1825
Elizabeth Jellis
1784–1864
Sarah Jellis
1786–
Susanna Jellis
1789–1865
James Jealous Or Jellis
1791–
Lemuel Jealous
1792–1872
Mr Ralph Jellis
1795–1843
Joseph Jellis
1798–1883
Samuel Jellis
1803–1874
Thomas Jellis
1806–1876

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 December 1780
Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(11)

    Mary Jelhis Or Jellies

    Female1781–Female

    Elizabeth Jellis

    Female1784–1864Female

    Sarah Jellis

    Female1786–Female

    Female1789–1865Female

    James Jealous Or Jellis

    Male1791–Male

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1752 · Gregorian Calendar is Adopted

Age 6

Gregorian calendar was adopted in England in 1752. That year, Wednesday, September 2, 1752, was followed by Thursday, September 14th, 1752, which caused the country to skip ahead eleven days.
1754 · Seven Years' War

Age 8

The Seven Years' War began as a North American conflict then stretched between England and France. England, along with allies, battled France in America, India, and Europe, making it arguably the first global war. The conflict ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris in 1763 and England was victorious. The Seven Years' war ultimately led to discontent in the colonies and the American Revolution.
1770 · Boston Tea Party

Age 24

Thousands of British troops were sent to Boston to enforce Britain's tax laws. Taxes were repealed on all imports to the American Colonies except tea. Americans, disguised as Native Americans, dumped chests of tea imported by the East India Company into the Boston Harbor in protest. This escalated tensions between the American Colonies and the British government.

Name Meaning

Welsh:1. Anglicized form of Welsh ap Elisedd ‘son of Elisedd’ ( see Ellis ). 2. English: variant of Bellows , from an old form of the word, which persisted generally until the 16th century and much later in various dialects.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lemuel Elmer in entry for Dinah Jelhis, "England, Bedfordshire Parish Registers, 1538-1983"
  • Lemuel Gellis, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Lemuel Jellis in entry for Samuel Jellis and Mary Smith, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"

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