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Ellis Family of Plymouth Colony

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  • Charles Ellis (1774 - 1844)
  • Elisha Ellis (1833 - 1879)
    One record shows him as the son of John W Ellis and Elizabeth Brackett. This document concerning Elisha is a newspaper account following his death in 1879 in Texas Co Missouri. Like many in the West,...
  • John W Ellis Jr (1803 - 1866)
  • Livonia Kissie Ellis Ray Spraggins (1863 - 1941)
    Livonia K. RAY Hillcrest formerly I. O. O. F. (Gravette) Cemetery Benton County, Arkansas Joe 1859 - 1926 Livonia 1863 - 1941 This document concerning Elisha is a newspaper account following his deat...
  • Thomas Thurberne Ellis, of Suffolk (1577 - 1630)
    Thomas Ellis was baptized on 24-Dec-1577 at Melton, Suffolk, England. He married Margaret Brooke on 20-Jan-1630 at Cotton, Suffolk, England. Husband: Thomas Ellis Born: 1577 at: Cotton, Suffolk, En...

This project is to trace the Ellis family from its earliest roots up to about 1800, focusing on the descendants of John Ellis, Sr., a First Settler of Plymouth Colony, and then to points South in the United States.

Other Ellis lines are welcome to this Project as well.




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