Anna Ellis

4 February 1808–25 September 1887 (Age 79)
Hadley, Saratoga, New York, United States

The Life of Anna

When Anna Ellis was born on 4 February 1808, in Hadley, Saratoga, New York, United States, her father, Rev. Elijah Ellis, was 32 and her mother, Anna Pitts, was 28. She married Robert Johnson about 1826, in Hadley, Saratoga, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 25 September 1887, at the age of 79, and was buried in Saratoga, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Johnson
Anna Ellis
Marriage: about 1826
Robert E. Johnson
Charity Rosina Johnson
Eligare Johnson
Stootley C. Johnson
Ann Johnson
Aneliza Johnson
Helen M. Johnson
James Johnson

Spouse and Children

    Robert Johnson



about 1826
Hadley, Saratoga, New York, United States


    Robert E. Johnson


    Charity Rosina Johnson


    Eligare Johnson


    Stootley C. Johnson


    Ann Johnson


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+7 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 4

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 19

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 22

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

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)

  • Anna Johnson in household of Robert Johnson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Anna Johnson in household of Robert Johnson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Anna Johnson, "New York, State Census, 1875"

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