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James Henry Ellis (1846 - 1904)

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James Henry "Harry" Ellis
Born in Bideford, Prince, Prince Edward Islandmap
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Husband of — married Apr 1873 in Port Hill, Prince, Prince Edward Island, Canadamap
Died in Northam, Prince, Prince Edward Island, Canadamap
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James Henry Ellis (1846), son of James and Marion (MacArthur) Ellis of Bideford, moved to Northam and married Clarinda Gorrill (1856) daughter of Richard and Mary Ann Gorrill also of Northam. On one occasion when Clarinda was on her way to the spring for water, she met a bear she had to retreat very carefully back to the house. They had 13 children. There to Here, by Roy Newcombe

Unable to find marriage record; Married April 1873 Port Hill, Lot 13, Prince Edward Island Marriage bond dated 28 Mar 1873

Name James Henry Ellis Age 57 Date of Burial 12 November 1904 Source pre-1906 Death Index. St. James Anglican Church, Port Hill Notes St. James Churchyard


  • PEI Baptismal Index
  • There to Here, by Roy Newcombe
  • Find A Grave Memorial# 97182968
  • "Canada Census, 1881," database, FamilySearch ( : 30 June 2017), Clarinda Ellis in household of James H. Ellis, Lot 13, Prince, Prince Edward Island, Canada; citing p. 54; Library and Archives Canada film number C-13162, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1,375,798.

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