Descendants of Thomas Ellis (8 Generations)

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  • ID: I3647
  • Name: Thomas ELLIS
  • Given Name: Thomas
  • Surname: Ellis
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1683 in Merionethshire,Wales.
  • Death: 11 JUN 1760 in Gwynedd
  • Note:
    1. Name. Believed married in Philadelphia, PA. He owned 175 acres of land in
    Berks Co., PA. His son, Mordecai, gets the farm Oct 12, 1761.
    2. 1. THOMAS1 ELLIS was born in 1683 in Merionethshire, Wales. He married Jane
    Hughes, daughter of John Hughes and Ellin (--?--), on 31 October 1712 in
    Gwynedd, Pennsylvania. He died on 11 June 1760 in Gwynedd.
  • Note: He immigrated in 1707 to Pennsylvania. He was a Friend (Quaker).
  • Note:
    Edna Harvey Joseph records that Friends of Exeter Monthly Meeting recorded a
    memorial for Thomas Ellis.
  • Note:
    "Thomas Ellis of Exeter meeting was born in or near Merionethshire in the north
    of Wales in the year 1683 and came to Pennsylvania about the 24th year of his
    age, and soon after was Convinced of the Truth, married Jane Hughes, of Gwynedd
    meeting in the year 1712.
  • Note:
    He was a hearty lover of Friends and an Elder upwards of thirty years; spent
    some time in hearing traveling friends company to visit Friends in the back
    parts of Virginia; was of an innocent life and conversation, a diligent
    attendent of our meetings both for worship and Discipline, whilst of ability of
    Body, and Exemplery in Humble Waiting therein.
  • Note:
    Although towards the latter part of His Time he was pretty much deprived of His
    natural Faculties and became like unto a child yet in the main quiet and Still
    to the end of His time here, which was 11th of the 6 mo, 1760 aged about 77
    years.
  • Note: Signed on behalf of Exeter meeting held at Maiden Creek 7.29.1762
  • Note: Benj. Lightfoot, clerk.
  • Note: 3. Died 10 JAN 1799 in BigSinkingCreek, Greene, TN
  • Note:
    REFERENCES:
    1. 1928 D.W. ELLIS research notes
    2. Internet - Quaker Family Journals
    3. Internet - Harold & Margaret McClure page




    Marriage 1 Jane HUGHES b: 1683 in Merionethshire,Wales
    • Married: 31 OCT 1712 in Gwynedd,PA
    Children
    1. Has No Children John ELLIS b: 18 AUG 1713
    2. Has No Children Morris ELLIS b: 12 SEP 1714 in Oley,Berks Co.,PA
    3. Has No Children Eleanor "Ellin" ELLIS b: 23 AUG 1717 in Oley,Berks Co.,PA
    4. Has No Children Rowland ELLIS b: 3 JAN 1718 in Oley,Berks Co.,PA
    5. Has No Children Ellis ELLIS b: 14 MAR 1720 in Oley,Berks Co.,PA
    6. Has Children Thomas ELLIS b: DEC 1721 in Oley,Berks Co.,PA
    7. Has Children Mordecai ELLIS b: 23 SEP 1723 in Oley,Berks Co.,PA
    8. Has Children Enos ELLIS b: 5 AUG 1725 in Oley,Berks Co.,PA

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