1860 US Census New Madrid, New Madrid, MO John Ellis 19y, born est. yr. 1841 MO.
1880 US Census New Madrid, MO John Ellis 40y, married to Nancy 24y. Cousin Samuel Ellis 18y, dau. Etta 10y, dau. Bettie 8y, dau. Laura 1y. Thomas Smith farm laborer 25y, Maria Cooper servant 21y, and Lorenzo D. Nixon teacher 28y. All children born MO.
1900 US Census N. Madrid, MO John Ellis 58, wife Mary 42, dau Katie 15, son John 6.