Name: Thomas ELLIS
Given Name: Thomas
Birth: 1683 in Merionethshire,Wales.
Death: 11 JUN 1760 in Gwynedd
1. Name. Believed married in Philadelphia, PA. He owned 175 acres of land in
Note: He immigrated in 1707 to Pennsylvania. He was a Friend (Quaker).
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.
Edna Harvey Joseph records that Friends of Exeter Monthly Meeting recorded a
memorial for Thomas Ellis.
"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.
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.
Although towards the latter part of His Time he was pretty much deprived of His
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
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
1. 1928 D.W. ELLIS research notes
2. Internet - Quaker Family Journals
3. Internet - Harold & Margaret McClure page
Jane HUGHES b: 1683 in Merionethshire,Wales
31 OCT 1712
- John ELLIS b: 18 AUG 1713
- Morris ELLIS b: 12 SEP 1714 in Oley,Berks Co.,PA
- Eleanor "Ellin" ELLIS b: 23 AUG 1717 in Oley,Berks Co.,PA
- Rowland ELLIS b: 3 JAN 1718 in Oley,Berks Co.,PA
- Ellis ELLIS b: 14 MAR 1720 in Oley,Berks Co.,PA
- Thomas ELLIS b: DEC 1721 in Oley,Berks Co.,PA
- Mordecai ELLIS b: 23 SEP 1723 in Oley,Berks Co.,PA
- Enos ELLIS b: 5 AUG 1725 in Oley,Berks Co.,PA