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ELLIS John Thomas[1]

Male 1824 - 1873


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  • Born  1824  Dendron, Surry, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
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      This provides evidence for the following events for John Thomas Ellis: Birth
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      Accession # 37635, pg 4
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      http://www.lib.va.us
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      BIBLE --- Ellis-Hatch family Bible record, 1795-1994
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      The Library of Virginia [LVA] (formerly Virginia State Library [VSL]& Archives)
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      Birth
    Gender  Male 
    Military  1863-1865  Surry County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Civil War 
    • Looking at his uniform, he was an officer in the Civil War.

      John T Ellis in the U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865
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      Name:      John T Ellis
      Residence:      Prince George County, Virginia
      Enlistment Date:      8 Jan 1863
      Rank at enlistment:      Private
      Enlistment Place:      Prince George County, Virginia
      State Served:      Virginia
      Survived the War?:      Yes
      Service Record:      Enlisted in the Virginia Branch Light Artillery Battery on 08 Jan 1863.Mustered out on 09 Apr 1865 at Appomattox Court House, VA.
      Sources:      The Virginia Regimental Histories Series
    Census  1870  Brandon, Prince George County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • John Ellis in the 1870 United States Federal Census
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      Name:      John Ellis
      Age in 1870:      46
      Birth Year:      abt 1824
      Birthplace:      Virginia
      Home in 1870:      Brandon, Prince George, Virginia
      Race:      White
      Gender:      Male
      Post Office:      Garysville
      Value of real estate:      View image
      Household Members:     
      Name      Age
      John Ellis      46
      Emma Ellis      30
      Wm Ellis      14
      Charles Ellis      10
      Overton Clemens      21
    Residence  1870  Brandon, Prince George County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Died  1873  Prince George County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • NEWSPAPER --- Petersburg Public Library News Index 1797-1877 Ellis, John Thomas

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      Detail:Index Card # 68 of 95

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      Ellis, John T. - Prince George co. - Died, consumption
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      Index Card # 68 of 95
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      2 - 4 1873 May31 -171/1
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      also Library of Virginia - Newspapers, card 68 of 95
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      NEWSPAPER --- Petersburg Public Library News Index 1797-1877 Ellis, John Thomas
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      Petersburg Library Newspaper Project
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    Notes 
    • ELLIS PREACHING HOUSE According to Carsley United Methodist Church Records:


      The Ellis Preaching House was the seventh Methodist meeting house in Virginia.

      Frances Asbury was one of eight official missionaries sent to America by John Wesley between 1769 and 1775. Asbury came to Virginia in 1775.

      Asbury visited the William Ellis family for the first time on August 20, 1775.

      The Methodist Conference met at the Ellis Preaching House on April 27, 1782.

      The exact date the Ellis Preaching House was constructed is uncertain. It was built no later than 1781, since Asbury preached there January 15, 1782. A date earlier than 1781 is suggested by the 1794 Will of William Nicholson, which provided for repairs in the preaching house. The deed for the property was recorded at Sussex Court House on May 15, 1783. Trustees named in the deed (William Nicholson, Caleb Ellis, Emanuel James, Stephen Andrews, Daniel Rogers, Stephen Pepper, Issac Ellis, Benjamin Ellis, and William Ellis, Jr.). They were neighbors. They and their children were registered in the Parish Registrar of the established church (Albemarle Parish). The trustees were plantation owners, many of whom freed their slaves as requested by John Wesley.

      At William Ellis' death in 1795, he left his property to his wife Elizabeth Wright Ellis and then to their son Wright Ellis after her death. Wright Ellis was Deputy Clerk of Sussex County. At Wright Ellis' death, he did not have a Will but settlement in court gave the partial of land where the Ellis Preaching House was located to his daughter, Mary W. Ellis. It is not known when the Ellis Preaching House ceased to exist.

      Nearby churches attribute their beginnings to the Ellis Preaching House: Carsley , Rocky Hock, Owen's Grove, Ellis Chapel, Oak Grove, and Coker's Well Methodist Churches.
    Person ID  I11432  Booth Family
    Last Modified  14 Aug 2015 

    Father  ELLIS Bolling,   b. Est 1797,   d. 1872, Dendron, Surry, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  VELVIN Elizabeth Ann,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married  30 Dec 1819  Surry County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F3264  Group Sheet

    Family  CLEMENTS Emma,   b. Abt 1840, Ware Neck, Surry County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1902, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  20 Dec 1854  Dendron, Surry, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • John T. Ellis in the Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940
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      Name:      John T. Ellis
      Gender:      Male
      Marital Status:      Single
      Age:      30
      Birth Date:      1824
      Birth Place:      Surry
      Marriage Date:      20 Dec 1854
      Marriage Place:      Surry, Virginia
      Father:      Bolling Ellis
      Mother:      Elizh. Ellis
      Spouse:      Emma Clements
      FHL Film Number:      34153
      Reference ID:      Pg.1, 34
      Bolling Ellis
      mentioned in the record of John T. Ellis and Emma Clements
      Name:      Bolling Ellis
      Gender:      Male
      Wife:      Elizh. Ellis
      Son:      John T. Ellis
      Other information in the record of John T. Ellis and Emma Clements
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      Name:      John T. Ellis
      Birth Date:      1824
      Birthplace:      Surry
      Age:      30
      Spouse's Name:      Emma Clements
      Spouse's Birth Date:      1837
      Spouse's Birthplace:      Surry
      Spouse's Age:      17
      Event Date:      20 Dec 1854
      Event Place:      Surry, Virginia
      Father's Name:      Bolling Ellis
      Mother's Name:      Elizh. Ellis
      Spouse's Father's Name:      Wm. Clements
      Spouse's Mother's Name:      Martha Clements
      Marital Status:      Single
      Spouse's Marital Status:      Single
      Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M86868-4 , System Origin: Virginia-EASy , GS Film number: 34153 , Reference ID: Pg.1, 34

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      "Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XR7J-2K3 : accessed 25 April 2015), Bolling Ellis in entry for John T. Ellis and Emma Clements, 20 Dec 1854; citing Surry, Virginia, reference Pg.1, 34; FHL microfilm 34,153.
    Children 
     1. ELLIS William Bolling,   b. 18 Jan 1856, Dendron, Surry, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1933, Prince George County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. ELLIS Charles Maitland,   b. Sep 1861, Prince George County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified  25 Apr 2015 
    Family ID  F3832  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
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    1. [S1172] Agnes Lumsden&Andrew Nicol2010update, John Franklin Lumsden (Reliability: 3).


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