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From: Trish Worthington Cobb <>
Subject: [ELLIS-L] ELLIS Bible records, Edgecombe Co., NC
Date: Sat, 5 Jun 1999 13:55:24 -0500


I am forwarding some information on ELLIS Bible records of Edgecombe
County, NC.

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From: Jeffrey Meeks <>
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Date: Thu, 03 Jun 1999 17:09:12 PDT
Subject: [xrds] Ellis Bible records

Info from the Books "BIBLE RECORDS OF EARLY EDGECOMBE" and "MARRIAGES OF
EARLY EDGECOMBE COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA 1733-1868" both books by Ruth Smith
Williams and Margarette Griffin. published 1958 & 1959.

ALFRED J. ELLIS FAMILY BIBLE
Alfred J. Ellis, son of Elisha and Temperance Ellis, was born on 12/16/1818.
His first wife was Abselliah Minshew, daughter of James and Martha
Minshew. She died on 5/3/1849.

Drucilla Ellis was born on 11/12/1847

Elisha Alfred J. Ellis married second in 1850, Martha Ann 'Patsy' Edwards,
dau of Cullen and Sarah Edwards. She was born in 1829, and died on
10/18/1872.

Almirah WAS BORN ON 5/4/1851, AND DIED 9/25/1852.
Viola was born on 9/17/1853.
Falconer was born on 1/20/1856.
Harley was born 2/18/1858. He married Mary Liza------.
(a Harley Mercer Ellis was born on 5/15/1908)
Augusta was born in 1860 and died young.
Fannie was born 10/8/1862.
Elisha Cullen died 11/7/1872.

ELISHA ELLIS FAMILY BIBLE

Children of Elisha and Temperance Ellis of lower Edgecombe county;
Ira G. was born 12/11/1816.
Alfred J. was born 12/16/1818.
Mary J.N. was born 1/16/1824.
Robert Alfred was born 4/17/1830.
Martha Ann H. was born 9/4/1834.
Jackey Ann Della was born 12/28/1838.

JOSIAH ROBERT PEELE ELLIS FAMILY BIBLE

Josiah, son of Lewis Ellis and wife Mary Peele, was born on 6/11/1821. He
married Elizabeth Holland. She was born 10/20/1824 and died on 12/26/1895.
CHILDREN;
Catherine Louvenia was born 3/9/1846.
Wiley Marcellus was born 3/16/1847 and died 3/26/1929 (unmarried)
Lewis Franklin was born 9/27/1848, and died 1/16/1859.
Edwin Robert was born 12/21/1849. On 1/3/1871, he married Mary Renfrow.
William Gray was born 12/15/1851. He married Molly Gardner.
Mary Virginia was born 6/26/1854. On May 3,1874, she married Fillmore
Archer Whitley.
Joseph Spencer was born 6/26/1854. On 9/29/1878, he married Carrie D.
Shelton.
Sarah Elizabeth was born 10/10/1856. On 1/10/1877, she married William
Daniel Shelton.
John Thomas 'Tobe' was born 10/8/1858. On 12/22/1880, hemarried Zilphia
Olivia Bryant.
Martha Adealia was born 1/4/1861, and died 8/23/1882. On 9/21/1881, she
married Lorenzo Daniel Shelton.
Benjamin Franklin was born 1/9/1863.

LEWIS ELLIS FAMILY BIBLE

Lewis Ellis, son of Elisha and Charity Ellis, was born 5/8/1794 and died in
1854. On 8/10/1820, he married Mary Peele, daughter of Robert and Ester
Peele. She was born 2/1800and died in 1822.

Only child Josiah Robert Peele Ellis was born 6/11/1821.

On 5/8/1825, LEWIS MARRIED ZILLA mORRIS, THEN THE WIDOW OF ROBERT SIMMS., JR.
Children;
Edwin was born 5/31/1836.
John Wesley was born 7/2/1827, and died 7/25/1835.
Mary Ann was born 5/28/1929. She married an Atkinson.
Emma Eliza was born 12/4/1830. She married Roderick Jones.
Amanda Marcilla was born 3/11/1832. She married Jacob Farmer.
William Anderson was born 5/28/1834, and was killed in battle 5/20/1864.
Sally Ann Polinah was born 11/13/1836. She married Elisha Davis.
Calista Caroline was born 3/3/1838, and died 5/1/1907. She married Thomas
Perry.
Thomas Warren was born 9/11/1839.
Henry Gray was born 7/22/1841. He married Ellen Worrell.

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