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Benjamin Ellis

Generation No. 1

1. BENJAMIN2 ELLIS (CHRISTOPHER1) was born 1772 in Iredell , Rowan Or Mecklenburg Co., NC, and died 10 Oct 1843 in Houston Co., TX. He married HANNAH DICKERSON MCHenry 1798. She was born 1774 in NC, and died 24 Jan 1861 in Houston Co., TX.

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Burial: Rockland Cemetery, Lovelady, Houston Co., TX

Child of BENJAMIN ELLIS and HANNAH MCHENRY is:

2. i. BENJAMIN B.3 ELLIS, b. 10 Sep 1813, KY; d. 20 Sep 1867, Houston Co., TX.

 

Generation No. 2

2. BENJAMIN B.3 ELLIS (BENJAMIN2, CHRISTOPHER1) was born 10 Sep 1813 in KY, and died 20 Sep 1867 in Houston Co., TX. He married HENRIETTA CARSON "ARRITTA" ADAMS 20 Aug 1838 in Kemper Co., MS. She was born 22 Mar 1822 in KY.

Notes for BENJAMIN B. ELLIS:

Cumberland Co., KY deeds: family of Benjamin B. Ellis came from an article written by Claire Jean Clapp and Rosemary Sullivan in "Trinity County Beginnings" pages 339.

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Burial: Anderson Ellis Cemetery, near Friday, Houston Co., TX

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Burial: Anderson Ellis Cemetery, near Friday, Houston Co., TX

Children of BENJAMIN ELLIS and HENRIETTA ADAMS are:

3. i. SOLOMON ATHENA4 ELLIS, b. 1842, Houston Co., TX; d. Trinity Co., TX.

ii. ATHENIE ELLIS, b. 1843, TX. (probably the Solomon Athena in above listing)

iii. GEORGE ELLIS, b. 1845, TX. (not sure in this line... same county on census as farm labor)

iv. MONTREVILLE ELLIS, b. 25 Jun 1847; d. 11 Feb 1876.

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Burial: Anderson Ellis Cemetery, near Friday, Houston Co., TX

v. MEMUCAN VAN RENNELER ELLIS, b. 04 Feb 1850; d. 11 Jan 1882.

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Burial: Anderson Ellis Cemetery, near Friday, Houston Co., TX

vi. ABERESE ELLIS, b. 1855, TX.

 

Generation No. 3

3. SOLOMON ATHENA4 ELLIS (BENJAMIN B.3, BENJAMIN2, CHRISTOPHER1) was born 1842 in Houston Co., TX, and died in Trinity Co., TX. He married (1) MARY JANE JACKSON 07 Jan 1864 in Walker Co., TX, daughter of BLUFORD JACKSON and EMILY DENMAN. He married (2) SARAH ELIZABETH BRENT 1870 in Trinity Co., TX, daughter of CARTER BRENT and REBECCA SPEERS. She was born 23 Feb 1841 in Houston Co., TX, and died 19 Feb 1908 in Trinity Co., TX.

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Burial: Pennington Cemetery, Trinity Co., TX

Children of SOLOMON ELLIS and MARY JACKSON are:

4. i. PORTER JACKSON5 ELLIS, b. 12 Aug 1867, TX; d. 19 Feb 1920, Trinity Co., TX.

ii. MARY SUE ELLIS, b. 10 Oct 1864, Walker Co., TX; d. 06 Aug 1951, Trinity Co., TX; m. WILLIAM REDDICK SMITH, 22 Oct 1882, Trinity Co., TX; b. 05 Jul 1852; d. 11 Oct 1948, Trinity Co., TX.

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Burial: Flat Prairie Cem., Trinity Co., TX

 

Generation No. 4

4. PORTER JACKSON5 ELLIS (SOLOLON ATHENA4, BENJAMIN B.3, BENJAMIN2, CHRISTOPHER1) was born 12 Aug 1867 in TX, and died 19 Feb 1920 in Trinity Co., TX. He married (1) ELIZA JANE HATHORN 22 May 1887 in Trinity Co., TX. She was born Mar 1865 in TX, and died Bef. 1910. He married (2) MARY BLAKE Abt. 1904 in Trinity Co., TX. She was born 1870 in TX.

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Fact 1: 1900census Trinity Co., TX; 1910 Houston Co., TX

Children of PORTER ELLIS and ELIZA HATHORN are:

i. STELLA6 ELLIS, b. Feb 1887, TX.

ii. WIRT EDWARD ELLIS, b. 01 Nov 1888, TX; m. (1) MINORIA; b. 1891, TX; m. (2) LULA, 1906, Trinity Co., TX.

iii. BETTIE JANE ELLIS, b. 04 Feb 1894, Trinity Co., TX; m. BERTLEY ABRAHAM WAGLEY; b. 1887, TX.

iv. PORTER BRYANT ELLIS, b. 15 Jun 1898, TX; d. 02 Jan 1966, Crockett, Houston Co., TX; m. MARY BELL WOOLF.

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Burial: Jim English Cemetery, Houston Co., TX

Children of PORTER ELLIS and MARY BLAKE are:

v. MATTIE6 ELLIS, b. 1905, Houston Co., TX; m. WILLIAM NEWT HARVEY.

vi. WILLIE ELLIS, b. 1909, Houston Co., TX; m. (1) SAMUEL MELVIN HANSON; m. (2) ? DAY.