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ELLIS Elizabeth --LNU--

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    Died  Yes, date unknown 
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    • 164. Caleb , Sr. ELLIS was born in 1701 in Surry County, Va.. The son of Jeremiah Ellis, Jr., and Elizabeth Ellis and proven by the following deeds.
      1. April 16, 1719, Jeremiah Ellis Jr., bought from John Wiggins 110 acres in Southwark Parish in Surry County, binding on John Parson's Rolling Road. Surry County Deed Book 7, page's 199-200.
      2. March 18, 1723, Jeremiah Ellis conveyed this land to Caleb Ellis, the deed describing the land as having been obtained by Jeremiah from John Wiggins. Surry County Deed Book 7, page's 513-514.
      3. December 16, 1729, Caleb Ellis sold the same land to Benjamin Ricks, the deed describing the land "as a parcell or tract of land purchased by the said Caleb Ellis of his father Jeremiah Ellis." Surry County Deed Book 7, page's 993-994.
      The records also show that on December 17, 1729, Caleb appeared in Surry County Court and acknowledged the deed dated December 16, 1729. His wife Amelia also appeared and waived her dower rights to the property. He owned on 18 Mar 1723 in Surry County, Va.. Caleb purchased 110 acres of land from his father, as described in the following deed.

      Surry County Wills-Deeds, 1715-1730 Book 7, MF 0034102

      THIS INDENTURE made the 18th day of March in the Tenth Year of the reign of our Sovereign Lord George and in the year of our Lord God One Thousand Seven Hundred and Twenty Three Between Jeremiah Ellis Senor of Southwark Parish in Surry County of the one party and Caleb Ellis of the same County and Parish of the other Party WITNESSETH that the said Jeremiah Ellis for Sundry good Cause and considerations them hereunto moving ____ ___ ____but for and in consideration of the sum of five pounds current money to him in hand paid by the said Caleb Ellis at an before the signing and delivery of these presents _____ whereof the said Jer. Ellis was himself herewith fully satisfied contented and paid he doth hereby acknowledge have given granted Sold remiss Transfered _______ and confirm and by these presents for himself his heirs and assigns do give grant Sell _____ release transfer sell and confirm with the said Caleb Ellis and to his heirs and assigns forever he being in full peaceable possession of the premesis hereinafter mentioned by virtue of a Lease made of the said Jer. Ellis bearing date the day before the date of his presents all the Rights Titall Intrust Possession or Demand of him the said Jer. Ellis of on or to a Certain Tract or Parcel of Land lying and being in Surry County in Southwark Parish and is Binding on John Parsons rolling road by estimation one hundred and ten acres be the same more or less it being a Parcel or Tract of Land purchased by the said Jer. Ellis of John Wiggins together with all the appurtenances thereunto belonging to have and to hold the said Land of Land with all the ________ and appurtenances unto the said Caleb Ellis and his heirs and assigns forever which shall or may thereto belong so that neither the said Jer. Ellis his hiers or assigns or any person or persons whatsoever by from or under him then, or any of them shall or may by any means hereafter have claims choling or doma demand any Estate Rights Title or Intrust of or to the Premesis or any part or parcel thereof but they and every of them shall be xcluded and bared forever by these prersents and also the said Jer. Ellis his heirs and assigns do warrant the said Land to the said Caleb Ellis and his heirs forever by a Generall Waranty against all claims whatsoever In WITNESS whereof the said Jer. Ellis hath hereunto set his hand and seal the day and year first above written
      (signed) Jere Ellis (seal)
      At a Court held at Southwark for the County of Surry March ye 18th 1723
      This day appeared in Court the above named Jeremiah Ellis and did acknowledge the above mentioned contents as his Real Act and Deed which is ordered to be recorded and recorded by J. Allen Cl or Court He signed a will on 10 Aug 1760 in Surry County, Va.. 'In the name of God, Amen, this tenth day of August, one thousand seven hundred and sixty, I, Caleb Ellis of Surry County, being very sick of body but of sound mind, thanks to Almighty God do constitute, make and ordain this my Last Will and Testament to form following.
      Item 1. I give and bequeath to my son Richard Ellis my island land lying in Black Water Swamp to him and his heirs forever.
      Item 2. I give and bequeath to my son Stephen Ellis my land and plantation whereon I now live, he allowing his mother peaceable and quiet possession thereof during her natural life to him and his heirs forever.
      Item - I give and bequeath to my son Caleb Ellis my negro girl named Beck to him and his heirs forever. He likewise allowing his mother the labour thereof during her natural life.
      Item - I give and bequeath to my son Benja Ellis my negro girl named Tabb to him and his heirs forever. He likewise allowing his mother the labour thereof during her natural life.
      Item - I give and bequeath to my loving wife Amelia Ellis all the remainder of my estate after my just debts be paid thereof during her natural life, and at her decease I desire it ot be equally divided amongst my five children, viz Richard Ellis, Dann Ellis, Stephen Ellis, Mary Cooper and Amelia Shell and in case any of them should die before the decease of their mother then for it to be equally amongst the survivors of then living. I likewise ordain my two son's Caleb Ellis and Benja Ellis exors of this my Last Will and Testament, in witness thereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the day and year first above written and in the presence of William Shell, John Cooper.
      (signed) Caleb Ellis (seal) He died in Mar 1762 in Surry County, Va.. Two years after writing his will, Caleb passed away. A list of inventory of Caleb's estate is recorded in Surry County, and reads, A true and perfect inventory and appraisement of the estate of Caleb Ellis: 2 sows and 7 pigs, 8 hoggs, 5 Do, 3 Do, 1 sow and 2 pigs, 4 ewe's and 2 lamb's, total L 181 "1 "2. In obediance to an order of court bearing the date of March 16, 1762, we the subscriber's have appraised this 23rd March 1762. Signed, Stephen Lucas, Joshua Barker, James Adams, Court of Surry, May 10, 1762. Ordered to be recorded.
      Further Surry County records reveal that, At a court held for Surry County the 17th day of May 1762, the aforesaid written last will and testament of deceased Caleb Ellis was presented in court by the Exors therein named who made oath thereto and being proved by the oaths of John Cooper and Richard Cooper, two of the witness's thereto the same was ordered to be recorded and on the motion of the said Exors certificate is granted them for obtaining probate thereof. Test. Wm. Nelson examd in due form." He owned @#DJULIAN@ 16 Dec 1729 in Surry County, Va.. THIS INDENTURE Made the 16th day of December in the Second Year of the Reign of Our Sovereign Lord George the Second and in the Year of Our Lord God One Thousand Seven Hundred and Twenty Nine Between Caleb Ellis of Southwark Parrish in Surry County of the One Party and Benj. Reeks of the Parrish of Marlin Brandon and of the County of Prince George ot the other Party WITNESETH that the said Caleb Ellis for Sundry Goods comes and Constitutes hereunto but more Especially for and in Consideration of the sum of Twenty Pounds current money to him in hand paid by the said Benj. Reeks at and before the Empaling and Delivery of these presents the receipt whereof the said Caleb Ellis is himselfe thereunto fully Satisfied Contented and paid he doth hereby acknowledge, have given granted and sold ____ Transferred Bargain and confirmed and by these presents for himself his heirs and assigns do give grant Sell Bargain Transfer and Confirm unto the said Benj. Reeks and to his heirs and assigns forever he being in full and Peaceable Possession of the Premesis hereafter mentioned by Virtue of a Loan made by the said Caleb Ellis bearing date of the day before the Sale of these Presents all the Rights Title Intrest Possession or Demand of him the said Caleb Ellis forever to a certain Tract or Parcel of land Situated and being in Surry County in Southwark Parish and is binding on John Parsons Rolling Road by estimation one Hundred and Ten acres be the same more or less it being a parcel or tract of land Purchased by the said Caleb Ellis of his Father Jeremiah Ellis together with another tract of land containing by estimation Two Hundred acres be the same more or less bounded as followeth;
      (TIME HAS RENDERED THE NEXT 3 LINE'S OF ORIGINAL UNREADABLE)
      Land of the said Richard Wigins together with all the appertenances thereto belonging to Have and To Hold the Said Tract of Land and all the Prophits uses and appertenances unto the said Benj. Reeks his heirs and assigns forever or shall or may thereto belong so that neither the said Caleb Ellis his heirs or assigns or any Person or Persons whatsoever by for in or under then or any of them Shall or may by any means hereafter have Clame Challenge or Demand any Estate Right Title or Intrest of in or to the Premesis or any Part or Parcell thereof but they and every of them shall be excluded and bard forever by these Presents and also the said Caleb Ellis his Heirs Executs and Assigns do Warrant ye said Lands to the said Benj.Reeks and his heirs for Ever by a generall Warranty against all persons whatsoever IN WITNESS whereof the said Caleb Ellis hath hereunto set his hand and Seall the day and year first above Written
      Caleb Ellis (seal)
      _______________________________________
      At a Court Held for Surry County, December 17th, 1729
      This day appeared in Court the above named Caleb Ellis and did acknowledge ye above mentioned Contents to be his Real Act and Deed as also Emelia his wife being first Privately Examined Appeared in Court and Relinquished her right of Dower of in and for the above mentioned Land and Premesis whichis Ordered to be recorded and is recorded by J. Allen Court Clerk He was buried. He owned in Surry County, Va.. During his lifetime, Caleb accumulated over 800 acres of land according to Surry County Deeds. All totaled, he owned over 1100 acres during his life. These lands were about equally distributed to his son's through his Last Will and Testament on August 10, 1760, and probated following his death in 1762. He was married to Amelia SHOCKEY in 1727 in Surry County, Va.. That she was the daughter of these parents is proven by the will of Alice Shockey, made February 17, 1735, and probated March 21, 1738, and recorded in Surry County Wills, Book 9, page 35, in which she names her "four daughters, Meley Ellis, Eliz. Bullock, Agnes Barker and Mary Shockey, and also my grandson Richard Ellis, and my granddaughter Mary Ellis.
      Following the death of Caleb in 1762, Amelia remarried a Thomas Tomlinson of Sussex County, Virginia. Records there reveal this information, but make no mention as to the date of her death.
      165. Amelia SHOCKEY was born. Alice Shockey's Last Will & Testament, probated 21 March 1738, names her four daughters as follows; "Item I give and bequeath to my waring cloths to be equally divided amougst my four daughters (viz) Melly Ellis, Eeliz Bullock, Agnes Barker and Mary Shockey."
      Amelia later was remarried to a Thomas Tomlinson of Sussex County, Virginia. Records there indicate this event, but shed no light as to the date of her death. She died. She was buried. Children were:

      i. Richard ELLIS died about 1782 in Sussex Co. Va.. He was born @#DJULIAN@ ABT 1728. He was buried. Inventory of the estate conducted in 1782. Ref. Virginia Wills and Administrations 1632-1800, Compiled by Clayton Torrence. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1978.
      ii. Mary ELLIS was born about 1729 in Surry County, Va.. She died after 1782. She was buried. Alice Shockey's Last Will and Testament bequeathed to her grandaughter Mary Ellis my woolling Spinning wheel.
      82 iii. Caleb , Jr. ELLIS.
      iv. Benjamin ELLIS died in 1811. He was born @#DJULIAN@ ABT 1732. He was buried. Benjamin became the Guardian of Thomas Ellis, orphan of Richard Ellis, Benjamin's brother, in 1796, and continued as such till 1798.
      v. Dann ELLIS was born about 1733. He died. He was buried.
      vi. Amelia ELLIS was born about 1735. She died. She was buried.
      vii. Stephen ELLIS was born about 1740 in Surry County, Va.. He died on 3 Feb 1807 in Rowan County, NC. He was buried.
    Person ID  I11442  Booth Family
    Last Modified  7 Nov 2017 

    Family  ELLIS Jeremiah, Jr.,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. ELLIS Caleb, Sr.,   b. 1701, Albemarle Parish, Surry County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1761, Dendron, Surry, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  25 Jan 2012 
    Family ID  F3838  Group Sheet


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