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Mary (Bill) Ells (1721 - 1797)

Mary Ells formerly Bill
Born in Hebron, Tolland, Connecticutmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married about 1742 in Connecticutmap [uncertain]
Descendants descendants
Died in Cornwallis Township, Kings, Nova Scotiamap
Profile last modified | Created 1 Oct 2009 | Last significant change: 17 Jul 2021
16:55: Stu Ward edited the Biography for Mary (Bill) Ells (1721-1797). [Thank Stu for this]
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Biography

Mary Bill was born on July 2, 1721 at Hebron, Tolland, Connecticut. She was the daughter of James Bill and Mary (Swodel) Bill[1][2] The specifics of her marriage to Joshua Ells have not yet been documented, but various online trees state that they were married in Connecticut in 1742 or 1744. Joshua, Mary, and their family were part of the New England Planter migration to Cornwallis Township, Kings, Nova Scotia in 1759-1760, settling the area later known as Lower Canard.[3][4] She died in Cornwallis on January 25, 1797.

Sources

  1. "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F73K-R4S : 3 December 2014), Mary Bill, 02 Jul 1721; citing Hebron, Tolland, Connecticut, United States; FHL microfilm 1,376,165.
  2. Bill, p. 127.
  3. Smith, p. 78.
  4. Wright, p. 104.

See also:

  • Bill, Ledyard History of the Bill Family. New York, 1867.
  • Eaton, Arthur Wentworth Hamilton. The History of Kings County, Nova Scotia. Salem, MA: 1910.
  • Smith, Leonard H. Jr., and Norma H. Smith. Nova Scotia Immigrants to 1867. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1992.
  • Wright, Esther Clark. Planters and Pioneers: Nova Scotia, 1749 to 1775. Hantsport, NS: Lancelot, 1978.
  • Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906
  • WikiTree profile Bill-114 created through the import of Where Did Mike Reynolds Come F.ged on Jul 1, 2011 by Mike Reynolds. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Mike and others.
  • Source: S-2102878825 Repository: #R-2105067965 Title: Ancestry Family Trees Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members. Note: This information comes from 1 or more individual Ancestry Family Tree files. This source citation points you to a current version of those files. Note: The owners of these tree files may have removed or changed information since this source citation was created. Page: Ancestry Family Trees Note: Data: Text: http://trees.ancestry.com/pt/AMTCitationRedir.aspx?tid=18090873&pid=670841952

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