Elizabeth Brooks Ellis

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Elizabeth Brooks Ellis

Also Known As: "Elise"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Adams County, Mississippi, United States
Death: Died in New Orleans, LA
Cause of death: Old Age
Place of Burial: Little Magnolia Cemetery, Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Richard Gaillard Ellis and Mary Jane Towson
Wife of General Braxton Bragg (CSA)
Mother of Nathan V Bragg; Sarah Frances Bragg and Alma Myrtle Bragg
Sister of Anne Ellis; Elisa Brooks Ellis; Richard Gaillard Ellis, Jr.; Thomas H. Ellis; Margaret Ellis (Duncan) and 4 others

Occupation: Housewife
Managed by: Gene
Last Updated:

About Elizabeth Brooks Ellis

Called Eliza as a child, but she preferred the French Elise and so used that first name for the rest of her life. One of her best friends was Varena Howell the future wife of Jefferson Davis. and the two couples would remain friends for life.

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Elizabeth Brooks Ellis's Timeline

1828
October 27, 1828
Adams County, Mississippi, United States
1841
1841
Age 12
Texas, United States
1849
June 7, 1849
Age 20
Terrebonne Parish, LA
1854
1854
Age 25
1860
1860
Age 31
Ward 1, Lafourche, LA - listed as Eliza, 32.
1877
1877
Age 48
1908
September 26, 1908
Age 79
New Orleans, LA
October 1, 1908
Age 79
Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama, United States