Issac Ellis

1731–1799 (Age 68)
Goochland, Virginia, United States

The Life of Issac

When Issac Ellis was born in 1731, in Goochland, Virginia, United States, his father, John Ellis, was 19 and his mother, Mary Magdalene Smith, was 17. He married Elizabeth Smith. They were the parents of at least 5 sons. He died in 1799, in his hometown, at the age of 68.

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Issac Ellis
Elizabeth Smith
James Ellis
John Ephraim Ellis
Walter Ellis
Jeremiah Ellis
William Ellis

Spouse & Children

  • Male1731–1799Male

  • Elizabeth Smith




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World Events (5)

1758 · Mount Vernon

Age 27

Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.

Age 45

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 49

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

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’.

Possible Related Names

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

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