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ELLIS Benjamin Wright

Male Cal 1833 - 1863  (~ 30 years)


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  • Name ELLIS Benjamin Wright 
    Born Cal 1833 
    Gender Male 
    Military 9 Aug 1861 
    • Benjamin Wright Ellis enlisted in the Confederate Army on August 9, 1861 at Camp Maurice. He was in the 13th Virginia Calvary, Company G during the Civil War. He was present from Sept. 1862 - October 1863. Benjamin Wright Ellis was wounded at Brandy Station October 11, 1863 in his right leg. He was put in Chimborazo, Richmond, VA and died Nov. 3, 1863. (Source: 13th Virginia Calvary, a book by Daniel T. Balfour)

      According to Daniel T. Balfour's book on the 13th Calvary Benjamin Wright Ellis was taken to Chimborazo on October 14, 1863 and died Nov. 3, 1863. According to Sarah Johnson's notes " Benjamin Wright Ellis was wounded during the War, and died in Petersburg…" She confirms that he was in Company G, 13th Virginia Calvary. Both accounts given stated that he was wounded in the War and died shortly after. One account records his death in Richmond and the other account gives his death in Petersburg, Virginia.
    Died 3 Nov 1863  Richmond, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Benjamin Wright Ellis was wounded at Brandy Station October 11, 1863 in his right leg. He was put in Chimborazo, Richmond, VA and died Nov. 3, 1863. (Source: 13th Virginia Calvary, a book by Daniel T. Balfour)

      According to Daniel T. Balfour's book on the 13th Calvary Benjamin Wright Ellis was taken to Chimborazo on October 14, 1863 and died Nov. 3, 1863. According to Sarah Johnson's notes " Benjamin Wright Ellis was wounded during the War, and died in Petersburg…" She confirms that he was in Company G, 13th Virginia Calvary. Both accounts given stated that he was wounded in the War and died shortly after. One account records his death in Richmond and the other account gives his death in Petersburg, Virginia.
    Person ID I12466  Booth Family
    Last Modified 30 Apr 2015 

    Father ELLIS Bolling,   b. Est 1797,   d. 1872, Dendron, Surry, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Mother VELVIN Elizabeth Ann,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 30 Dec 1819  Surry County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Witness was John Velvin

      Minister was Beverly Booth

      Marriage date shows 22 Nov 1819 in other records

      Boling Ellis mentioned in the record of Boling Ellis and Elizabeth Ann Velvin
      Name:      Boling Ellis
      Event Type:      Marriage
      Event Date:      22 Nov 1819
      Event Place:      Surry, Virginia, United States
      Spouse's Name:      Elizabeth Ann Velvin
      Digital Folder Number: 004129185 , Image Number: 00068
      Virginia, Surry County Marriage Records, 1735-1950
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      "Virginia, Surry County Marriage Records, 1735-1950," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KCHW-LMW : accessed 25 April 2015), Boling Ellis and Elizabeth Ann Velvin, 22 Nov 1819; citing Surry, Virginia, United States, Register of Deeds, Surry.
    Family ID F3264  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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