1856 on the 1901 census.
27 MAY 1854.
Prince Edward Island, Canada. 
Name William James Ellis
Residence Harmony Lot 13
Date of Death 22 October 1922
↑ "Recensement du Canada de 1911," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV9P-ZZPB : 15 July 2016), William J Ellis, 1911; citing Census, Prince Sub-Districts 7-48, Prince Edward Island, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,418,538.
↑ Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 104; Census Place: Mount Pleasant, Prince, Prince Edward Island; Page Number: 1Source Information Ancestry.com. 1921 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2013.
↑ Entry Number 130, Source RG19/s2/ss6: Death registration books, 1922
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with William by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with William: