Mordecai Ellis

Mordecai N. Ellis (1723 - 1785)

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Mordecai N. Ellis
Born in Olney, Berks County, Colony of Pennsylvaniamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Maiden Creek Mm., Berks Co. Pamap
Father of
Died in Hopewell, Frederick, Virginia, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 20 Nov 2013
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Biography

Mordecai Ellis is listed among the early Quaker pioneers of Green County, Tennessee,[1] and helped found the, "New Hope Monthly Meeting in Greene County, Tennessee, outside of Rheatown."[2][3] According to Goodspeed's History, this group began flocking to the area, from Pennsylvania and North Carolina, around 1790 A.D.[1][4][4]

Vitals

b. 23 JUL 1723 Olney, (Exter Mm) Berks Co. Pa[5]

Mordecai N Ellis. [6][7][8][9]

Death is disputed

d: 15 Nov 1785 Hopewell VA
  • Find A Grave: Memorial #53938475 carries a sourced document of the death date from the Quaker records.
d. 02 MAY 1794 Hopewell, Frederick, VA[10]
p. Thomas Ellis (d.1760) and Jane Hughes[11]. Issue:[4]
  • Thomas Ellis, Jr. m. Magdalene. Issue: 8
  • Morris m. Sarah[12]
  • Mordecai m. Mary
  • Enos[13] m. Elizabeth. Issue: 7+[4][14]

Family

m. Mary Hutton[15]. Issue: 6.[4]
29 SEP 1749. Exeter, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States. [16]


  • Nemiah m. 10 Aug 1774 Sarah Thornborough

Residence

Berks, PA[4]: Virginia: after 1760[4]
from 1772: NC (later Greene, TN) Hopewell Monthly Meeting.[4]
before or abt 1790: Green Co. TN (N.C. at the time)[1]

Religion

Quaker[1]

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3
    Goodspeed's History of Greene County, Tennessee. tngenweb.org
  2. Rebecca Ellis Cotter. findagrave.com
  3. Goodspeed: "The first religions services were held on the eleventh day of the ninth month, 1791 (11 Sep 1791). Other meetings were held from time to time, and on the twenty-eighth day of the second month, 1795, New Hope monthly meeting was organized about one mile west of Rheatown where a house of worship was erected. A church house was also erected on Lick Creek at an early day."
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.7
    Guenther, K (2005). "Rememb'ring Our Time and Work is the Lords": The Experiences of Quakers on the Eighteenth-century Pennsylvania Frontier. (pp.119). Susquehanna University Press Google Books.
  5. Edmund West, comp. Family Data Collection - Individual Records Ancestry.com 2000 & 2001; Find A Grave Index, 1796-2011; Jacqueline Sabharwal for creating WikiTree profile Ellis-4442 through the import of Parkinsancestors.ged on Nov 19, 2013.b. 23 JUL 1723 Gwynedd, Oley Twp., Berks, Pa, Oley Valley Mm
  6. Source: #S36 File @M396@
  7. Source: #S37 Birth year: 1717; Birth city: Exeter; Birth state: PA
  8. Source: #S38
  9. Source: #S2
  10. Edmund West, comp. Family Data Collection - Individual Records Ancestry.com 2000; Find A Grave; alternate: 11 Sep 1791 Rheatown Greene Co. (NC later TN) ?[citation needed]
  11. Alias Pugh?; m. 31 Aug or 31 Oct 1712 MM, Montgomery CO, PA Ellis | Owens Families.FTW Jacqueline Sabharwal for creating WikiTree profile Ellis-4442 through the import of Parkinsancestors.ged on Nov 19, 2013.
  12. Moved to Fairfax Monthly Meeting
  13. Youngest son (Guenther, 2005); Will probate 17 Jun 1783 (familysearch.org)
  14. Enos Ellis Sr. findagrave.com
  15. 29 Sep 1749 Olney, Berks Co. PA / Maiden Creek Mm., Berks Co. Pa | Edmund West, comp. Family Data Collection - Individual Records Ancestry.com 2000
  16. Source: #S37 Birth year: 1717; Birth city: Exeter; Birth state: PA
  • findagrave.com
  • wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com
  • Source: S2 Ancestry.com U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current Publication: Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012; NOTEFind A Grave
  • Source: S36 Ancestry.com U.S. General Land Office Records, 1796-1907 Publication: Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2008; Repository: #R1
  • Repository: R1 Ancestry.com
  • Source: S37 Edmund West, comp. Family Data Collection - Individual Records Publication: Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2000; Repository: #R1
  • Source: S38 Edmund West, comp. Family Data Collection - Births Publication: Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2001; Repository: #R1


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Images: 4
Map: Quaker Monthly Meetings
Map: Quaker Monthly Meetings

Nemiah Ellis m. Sarah Thornbrough
Nemiah Ellis m. Sarah Thornbrough

New Hope Meeting
New Hope Meeting

New Hope Anti-Slavery
New Hope Anti-Slavery

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On 1 Dec 2017 at 01:30 GMT Chris Hoult wrote:

Ellis-12553 and Ellis-4442 appear to represent the same person because: Dupliate. The 1794 death date is unsourced. Find A Grave has a sourced date of 15 Nov 1785




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