Elizabeth Brooks Ellis

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Elizabeth Brooks Ellis

Also Known As: "Elise"
Birthdate: (79)
Birthplace: Adams County, Mississippi, United States
Death: September 26, 1908 (79)
New Orleans, LA (Old Age)
Place of Burial: 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 Elisa Brooks Ellis; Richard Gaillard Ellis, Jr.; Anne Ellis; Thomas H. Ellis; Margaret Ellis (Duncan) and 3 others

Occupation: Housewife
Managed by: Gene Daniell
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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

October 27, 1828
Adams County, Mississippi, United States
Age 12
Texas, United States
Age 25
Age 31
Ward 1, Lafourche, LA - listed as Eliza, 32.
Age 48
September 26, 1908
Age 79
New Orleans, LA
October 1, 1908
Age 79
Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama, United States