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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 Gen. Braxton Bragg and General Braxton Bragg (CSA)
Mother of unknown Bragg; Unknown Bragg; Abram Bragg; Nathan V Bragg; Sarah Frances Bragg and 1 other
Sister of Ann Ellis Butler; Richard Gaillard Ellis, Jr.; Thomas H. Ellis; Margaret Ellis (Duncan); Towson Ellis and 2 others

Occupation: Housewife, Wife
Managed by: Gene Daniell
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
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