Betsey Smith

F, b. circa 1803, d. 1837
Birth*circa 1803  
Marriage*circa 1821 Ellisburg, New York, USA; Groom=John Ellis 
Death*1837  

Family

John Ellis b. 3 Feb 1784, d. 7 Jul 1847

Amasa Sheldon , Sr.

M, d. 1845
Marriage*1808 Ellisburg, Jefferson County, New York, USA; Bride=Jane Ellis 
Death*1845  

Family

Jane Ellis b. 6 Feb 1786, d. c 1849

Hannah Salisbury

F, b. 1793, d. 1867
Birth*1793  
Marriage*1812 Ellisburg, Jefferson County, New York, USA; Groom=Thomas Ellis 
Death*1867  

Family

Thomas Ellis b. 19 Jun 1788, d. 1869

Mabel Woolston

F, b. 15 May 1890, d. 10 August 1964
Birth*15 May 1890 New York, New York, USA 
Death*10 August 1964 Hempstead, Nassau County, New York, USA 

Family

Homer John Ellis , Sr. b. 11 Nov 1887, d. 16 Jan 1949
Children

Frank K. Ellis

M, b. August 1862
FatherIsaac Ellis b. Mar 1822, d. a 1900
MotherMargaret Boomer b. 23 Jan 1832, d. 30 Jan 1864
ChartsKit # GB2119, Direct Male Descendants of Richard Ellis (1704-1797) (Haplogroup R1b Unmatched)
Marriage* Ellisburg, New York, USA; Bride=Maggie Fuller 
Birth*August 1862 Ellisburg, Jefferson County, New York, USA 
Marriage*1886 Bride=Anna G. LaPlant 

Family 1

Maggie Fuller b. 1862

Family 2

Anna G. LaPlant b. Jan 1866
Children

Anna G. LaPlant

F, b. January 1866
Birth*January 1866 Bombay, Franklin County, New York, USA 
Marriage*1886 Groom=Frank K. Ellis 
Residence*1910 Apt 43, Brooklyn, New York, USA 

Family

Frank K. Ellis b. Aug 1862
Children

Lucille Ellis

F, b. January 1897, d. 29 December 1989
FatherFrank K. Ellis b. Aug 1862
MotherAnna G. LaPlant b. Jan 1866
Birth*January 1897  
Death*29 December 1989 Jackson Heights, Queens, New York, USA 

Arthur F. Ellis

M, b. 12 February 1894, d. January 1984
FatherFrank K. Ellis b. Aug 1862
MotherAnna G. LaPlant b. Jan 1866
Birth*12 February 1894 Virginia, USA 
Marriage*1924 Bride=Grace Glasser 
Death*January 1984 Chicago, Illinois, USA 

Family

Grace Glasser b. 28 Feb 1902

Lucille Ellis

F, b. circa 1916, d. circa 1991
FatherHomer John Ellis , Sr. b. 11 Nov 1887, d. 16 Jan 1949
MotherMabel Woolston b. 15 May 1890, d. 10 Aug 1964
Birth*circa 1916  
Death*circa 1991  

John Ellis

M, b. 23 January 1741/42, d. 17 August 1827
FatherRichard Ellis b. 1704, d. 7 Oct 1797
MotherJane Phillips b. 1 Jul 1709, d. 1760
Note* [Working File.FTW]


From 'Richard Ellis and his Descendants, 1888'.

He said his father moved from Deerfield to Ashfield when he was threeyears old. July 19th, 1763 (records of Ashfield) he married MaryDimick. About this date he bought the farm 100 rods west of the cornerswhere his father first settled. He built a log house about 15 rods westof where the present farmhouse now stands, in which all his family wereraised. Remains of the log house were visible up to 40 years ago. About1793 the present house was built, in which he resided until his death. Hewas a man of quite large business capacity for his time. Besides farminghe engaged in the milling business. On Bear river, which runs thoroughthe north part of his farm, he had a saw mill, and lower down the stream,about 20 rods below the roadway bridge, was the old grist mill erected byhis father and the Smiths, which was later - about the time of theRevolutionary War - in his charge. He was one of the first to declarefor the Independence of the Colonies and to take up arms in behalf of thecause. At this day we can hardly appreciate the moral heroism requiredof the Colonists to break away from and resort to arms against the mothercountry. At first many of the old and influential residents of Ashfieldwere opposed to the rebellion, as they called it. Families were dividedand near and ear relatives opposed each other in the early part of theconflict. Some of the most noted and outspoken Tories of Ashfield hadsons who had already gone to the front in the patriot army, and had laiddown their lives in its service.

Lieut. John Ellis was commissioned an officer in the war of theRevolution and did service during the whole conflict. He was severalengagements in Eastern New York about Saratoga and Lakes George andChamplain. From 1777 to 1780 he was a portion of the time, detailed forhome duty in raising recruits and provisions to carry on the war. In theAppendix will be found some interesting accounts left by him, bearing onthis subject. He was said to have been a man of good judgement and largeinfluence, which he exerted most judiciously in the support of the causeof independence. He understood and acted upon the highest principles ofliberty. At various times irresponsible but over-zealous patriotsproposed violence toward some of the leading Tories. Lieut. Elliscondemned this vigorously and declared that every man's liberty wassacred so long as he committed no overt acts of hostility to the cause ofindependence. About 1800 he visited Central New York, where he boughttracts of land on which two of his sons settled. About this time therewas quite an emigration from Ashfield, many of the residents seekinghomes in Cayuga and Onondaga Counties, New York. Among these wereseveral of the Ellises, Annables, Bartletts, Phillipses and others fromthe Ellis neighborhood in Ashfield... Lieut. John Ellis in personalappearance was rather short in stature, thick set and of a hardy andvigorous constitution. He was a Methodist in religious and a classleader, so called, among the members. Headstones in the Ellis buryingground mark the graves of himself and wife.

From 'Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the War of the AmericanRevolution'

Volume 5
page 305
Ellis, John, Ashfield. Sergeant, Capt. Simeon Hazeltine's (5th) co., Col.John Fellows's (8th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May2, 1775; service, 3 mos. 7 days; also, company return dated Oct. 7, 1775;also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Dorchester,Nov. 27, 1775; also, Lieutenant, Lieut. Ephraim Jenings's co., Col. DavidField's (Hampshire Co.) regt.; engaged Aug. 17, 1777; discharged Aug. 21,1777; service, 5 days, on an expedition to Northern department at thetime of the battle of Bennington; also, Capt. Ephraim Jenings's co., Col.David Wells's regt.; engaged Sept. 22, 1777; discharged Oct. 18, 1777;service on an expedition to the Northward. 
Birth*23 January 1741/42 Deerfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts, USA 
Marriage*19 July 1763 Ashfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts, USA; Bride=Molly Dimock 
Death*17 August 1827 Ashfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts, USA 

Family

Molly Dimock b. 6 Dec 1738, d. 8 Sep 1827

Molly Dimock

F, b. 6 December 1738, d. 8 September 1827
Birth*6 December 1738 Barnstable, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, USA 
Marriage*19 July 1763 Ashfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts, USA; Groom=John Ellis 
Death*8 September 1827 Ashfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts, USA 

Family

John Ellis b. 23 Jan 1741/42, d. 17 Aug 1827

Bertha G Ellis

F, b. May 1892
FatherFrank K. Ellis b. Aug 1862
MotherAnna G. LaPlant b. Jan 1866
Birth*May 1892 Virginia, USA 

Orpha Pratt

F, b. 1784, d. 22 September 1883
Note* [Working File.FTW]


From 'Richard Ellis and his Descendants, 1888'.

She was a Presbyterian, but soon after her marriage joined the Methodistchurch of which her husband was a member. She was a woman of great, goodjudgement, force of character and rare intelligence and worth. Shealways took pride in her New England extraction, and manifested thegreatest independence even in the last years of her life, and after shebecame blind from age. From her great kindness of heart she constantlysought to help and comfort all who were in need. She died September 22,1883, aged 91 years, in full faith of a blessed immortality. 
Birth*1784 Marlboro, Vermont, USA 
Marriage*1829 Ellisburgh, Jefferson County, New York, USA; Groom=Daniel Ellis 
Death*22 September 1883 Ellisburgh, Jefferson County, New York, USA 

Family

Daniel Ellis b. 23 Aug 1780, d. 1862

Grace Glasser

F, b. 28 February 1902
Birth*28 February 1902 New York, New York, USA 
Marriage*1924 Groom=Arthur F. Ellis 

Family

Arthur F. Ellis b. 12 Feb 1894, d. Jan 1984

Jane Phillips

F, b. 1 July 1709, d. 1760
Note* [Working File.FTW]

It does not appear whether Jane Phillips was born in Easton or Weymouth,but more probably the latter place.

It is said that she was a good woman and devoted to her family. She diedin Ashfield about 1760. The Phillips family, of which she was a member,were numerous and influential in Easton and in Ashfield. 
Birth*1 July 1709 Weymouth, Massachusetts, USA 
Marriage*6 October 1728 Easton, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA; Groom=Richard Ellis 
Death*1760 Ashfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts, USA 

Family

Richard Ellis b. 1704, d. 7 Oct 1797
Children

Isaac Ellis

M, b. March 1822, d. after 1900
FatherJames Ellis b. 12 Aug 1792, d. 31 Mar 1823
MotherRachel Weiser d. 1858
ChartsKit # GB2119, Direct Male Descendants of Richard Ellis (1704-1797) (Haplogroup R1b Unmatched)
Note* [Working File.FTW]


From 'Richard Ellis and his Descendants, 1888'.

'Isaac Ellis, the youngest son of James, was born in Ellisburg, JeffersonCounty, NY in 1822. He married Margaret Beamer and they have fourchildren: Ellen, born 1850; Alexander, 1852; Benjamin, 1855, and Frank,1862.

Mr. Isaac Ellis is a farmer and lives at LaHogue, Iroquois Co, Illinois.His daughter, Ellen, married Henry Moore and they live in Unadilla, OtoeCo., Nebraska. Alexander married Hattie Crell and they reside in LaHogue. Benjamin married Kate Snyder and they live at Spring Bay,Woodford Co, IL. Frank Ellis married Maggie Fuller and lives atEllisburg, NY.

Benjamin Ellis married Kate Snyder in Spring Bay, IL July 23, 1876. Hewas born in Ellisburg, NY July 27, 1855. His wife was born in SpringBay, Sept 6, 1856. Their children are: Alice L., born May 29, 1877;Hannah A. Dec 29, 1879; Julia E., March 4, 1884, and Mary, Sept 18, 1886.'

Military Service:
First Enlistment: 28 October 1861 in Ellisburgh, NY to the rank ofPrivate at age 38. Served New York.
Transfered C Co. 94th Inf Reg. NY Discharged disability at Hospital on 14February 1863
Source: New York: Report of the Adjutant-General, Published by on1894-1906

Second Enlistment: 23 December 1863 in Sandy Creek, NY to the rank ofPrivate at age 41. Served New York. Enlisted L Co. 10th HA Reg. NYMustered Out at Philadelphia, PA on 14 June 1865
Source: New York: Report of the Adjutant-General, Published by on1894-1906 
Birth*March 1822 Ellisburg, Jefferson County, New York, USA 
Marriage*circa 1849 La Hogue, Iroquois County, Illinois, USA; Bride=Margaret Boomer 
Death*after 1900  

Family

Margaret Boomer b. 23 Jan 1832, d. 30 Jan 1864
Children

Margaret Boomer

F, b. 23 January 1832, d. 30 January 1864
Note* [Working File.FTW]


Last name may also be 'Beamer.' 
Birth*23 January 1832 New York, USA 
Marriage*circa 1849 La Hogue, Iroquois County, Illinois, USA; Groom=Isaac Ellis 
Death*30 January 1864 Ellisburg, Jefferson County, New York, USA 

Family

Isaac Ellis b. Mar 1822, d. a 1900
Children

Maggie Fuller

F, b. 1862
Marriage* Ellisburg, New York, USA; Groom=Frank K. Ellis 
Birth*1862  

Family

Frank K. Ellis b. Aug 1862

Unknown Comley

M
Marriage*circa 1900 Russiaville, Indiana, USA; Bride=Ellen Ellis 

Family

Ellen Ellis b. 1850

Robert Ellis

M, b. 24 March 1794, d. 1863
FatherCaleb Ellis b. 16 Aug 1754, d. 11 Apr 1813
MotherMary Crouch b. 4 Aug 1757, d. 3 Mar 1813
Note* [Working File.FTW]


From 'Richard Ellis and his Descendants, 1888'.

He was a farmer. He was four years old when his father settledEllisburg, being the first settler in that town. They soon built a gristmill at what is now called Woodville, a small village in the town ofEllisburg. His father settled on what was called the south branch ofSandy Creek, but their grist mill was on the north branch of the samestream. Robert Ellis was a soldier in the War of 1812, and inengagements at Sackett's Harbor and Sandy Creek. He was an honest andupright man. 
Birth*24 March 1794 Colerain, Franklin County, Massachusetts, USA 
Marriage*1816 Ellisburg, Jefferson County, New York, USA; Bride=Mary Weiser 
Death*1863  

Family

Mary Weiser b. 1798, d. 1879

Caleb Ellis

M, b. 16 August 1754, d. 11 April 1813
FatherRichard Ellis b. 1704, d. 7 Oct 1797
MotherJane Phillips b. 1 Jul 1709, d. 1760
ChartsKit # GB2119, Direct Male Descendants of Richard Ellis (1704-1797) (Haplogroup R1b Unmatched)
Note* [Working File.FTW]


From 'Richard Ellis and his Descendants, 1888'.

The ninth and youngest child of Richard Ellis, it is not probable that hewas born in Ashfield for at the time of his birth the settlers of thattown had gone to the older settlements, to avoid the Indians during theperiod of the French and Indian war. However this may be, it is evidentthat he was with his father in Colrain early in his life, and on the 24thof January 1777, at which date his name is found in his father's books.

He joined the Revolutionary army, in which he served several campaigns.He was under Generals Gates and Ethan Allen at Lake Champlain,Ticonderoga and when Burgoyne surrendered. He served through most of theRevolutionary War. About 1799 he married Mary Couch and, it is said,lived for some time in Vermont. He next moved to Oneida County, NewYork, near Litchfield, and in 1795 he settled permanently in JeffersonCounty, New York, at a place which was named after him, Ellisburg. Hepurchased 500 acres of land and built a grist mill. This was his homeuntil his death in 1813. He probably learned the milling business fromhis father. It is evident that he was a man of industry, courage, andperseverance, for it requires all these qualities to succeed in so wildand remote a region as Jefferson County was when he settled there. Herehe raised his family of eleven children, and quite a number of hisdescendants now reside there and at Belleville, in the same county (1888)

From the Jefferson County, NY Historical Society Web Site:

'CALEB ELLIS son of Richard & Jane (Phillips) Ellis
Born: August 14, 1754 (lived at Keene, N.H.) Ashfield, Mass.
Died: April 14, 1813 in the town of Ellisburg, Jefferson County,N.Y.

Married: About 1779 MARY COUCH (CROUCH)
Born: August 4, 1757
Died: March 3, 1813 aged 54 years (g.s.) in town of Ellisburg, N.Y.

Service: Caleb Ellis served as a private in the Revolution in Capt.
Jeremiah Stiles' Co., Col. Paul Dudley's Sergeant's Regiment. Servedunder
Gen. Horatio Gates and Ethan Allen and was at the surrender of Burgoyne.
War Department, Washington, D.C.

Remarks: Caleb Ellis and his wife are buried in the Ellisburg cemetery
with a number of his children. The dates of birth of Caleb and his wifeare
taken from the Bible record sent to the Pension Department when his sonRobert
applied for a pension for service in the war of 1812. Caleb and Mary hadthe
following children:
Daniel, b. August 23, 1780;
Hannah, b. April 3, 1782;
John, b. February 3, 1784;
Jane, b. February 6, 1786;
Thomas, b. June 19, 1788;
Squire, b. June 6, 1790;
James, b. August 12, 1792;
Robert, b. March 24, 1794;
Polly, b. April 24, 1796;
Sally, b. March 14, 1798;
Betsey, b. May 25, 1800.'

From 'Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the War of the Revolution',Volume 5, Page 297

Ellis, Caleb, Keene, NH, Private, Captain Jeremiah Stile's co., Col. PaulDidley Sargent's regt.; must roll dated Aug 1. 1775; enlisted April 21,1775; service 3 months 18 day; also, company return [probably October1775]; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money datedBoston, Nov. 10, 1775. 
Birth*16 August 1754 Colrain, Franklin County, Massachusetts, USA 
Marriage*circa 1779 Guilford, Vermont, USA; Bride=Mary Crouch 
Death*11 April 1813 Ellisburg, Jefferson County, New York, USA 

Family

Mary Crouch b. 4 Aug 1757, d. 3 Mar 1813
Children

Mary Weiser

F, b. 1798, d. 1879
Birth*1798  
Marriage*1816 Ellisburg, Jefferson County, New York, USA; Groom=Robert Ellis 
Death*1879  

Family

Robert Ellis b. 24 Mar 1794, d. 1863

John Ellis

M, b. 3 February 1784, d. 7 July 1847
FatherCaleb Ellis b. 16 Aug 1754, d. 11 Apr 1813
MotherMary Crouch b. 4 Aug 1757, d. 3 Mar 1813
Birth*3 February 1784 Ellisburg, Jefferson County, New York, USA 
Marriage*circa 1810 Bride=Mary Stilwell 
Marriage*circa 1821 Ellisburg, New York, USA; Bride=Betsey Smith 
Marriage*20 January 1839 Ellisburg, New York, USA; Bride=Kate Colon 
Death*7 July 1847 Ellisburgh, Jefferson County, New York, USA 

Family 1

Mary Stilwell

Family 2

Betsey Smith b. c 1803, d. 1837

Family 3

Kate Colon d. 19 Apr 1884

Amassa Sheldon

M
Marriage*1808 Ellisburg, New York, USA; Bride=Jane Ellis 

Family

Jane Ellis b. 6 Feb 1786, d. c 1849

Kate Colon

F, d. 19 April 1884
Note* [Working File.FTW]


From 'Richard Ellis and his Descendants, 1888'.

Eight years after Mrs. Duran's marriage to Mr. John Ellis, she was againleft a widow, with a family of young children. Se was married to Mr.Ellis January 20th, 1839. She was a woman of great courage, industry andperseverance, and was highly respected by all. 
Marriage*20 January 1839 Ellisburg, New York, USA; Groom=John Ellis 
Death*19 April 1884 Ellisburgh, Jefferson County, New York, USA 

Family

John Ellis b. 3 Feb 1784, d. 7 Jul 1847

Daniel B. Ellis

M, b. circa 1820
FatherBenjamin Ellis b. c 1780
ChartsKit # 787856, Direct Male Descendants of Benjamin Ellis (Haplogroup I Unmatched)
Birth*circa 1820 Nova Scotia 

Family

Child