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Lemuel Ellis 1764-1859

From A Record of the Revolutionary Soldiers buried in Lake County, Ohio, New Connecticut Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution, Painesville, Ohio, 1902.

Typed and submitted by Becky Falin, 1996.

Lemuel Ellis came to Perry, Ohio about 1810. In 1815 he was overseer of the poor, and held that and other township offices until 1831.

From Dec. 11 to Dec. 30, 1776 he served in the Revolutionary War for Mass. under Capt. Ebenezer Battle and Colonel William McIntosh; later he was with Col. Weld at Castle Island.

He married Polly Call, and is buried in an old graveyard on River road, in Perry township. The grave is marked by a boulder from Grand river which he had placed in the yard before his death which occurred on Sunday, Feb. 20, 1859. He was one of the earliest members of Perry Methodist Church.

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