David Ellis

David Ellis (1867 - 1956)

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David Ellis
Born in Marion, West Virginia, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in Braxton, West Virginia, USAmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Sweetsprings, Monroe, West Virginia, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 22 Nov 2015 | Last significant change: 25 Oct 2018
01:55: Mel (Gilbert) Lambert edited the Biography for David Ellis. (add DNA statement ) [Thank Mel for this]
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Categories: Braxton County, West Virginia | Monroe County, West Virginia | Marion County, West Virginia | Coon Creek Cemetery, Coon Creek, Braxton, West Virginia | 52 Ancestors - Gilbert-5219 | 52 Ancestors - 2018 Week 13 'The Old Homestead'.

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Biography

David Ellis was born on May 14, 1867, in Marion County, West Virginia, United States to William Ellis to Mahala Pyles. He also went by Plyers on US Census. He died on September 10, 1956, in Monroe County, West Virginia, United States at the age of 89 and is burried in Racoon Creek Cemetery aka Coon Knob or Dean Cemetery, Coon Creek, Braxton, West Virginia, United States.[1][2]

Headstone for David and Nancy Ellis (Photo courtesy of Ruth (Ellis) Sams)
David Ellis and Nancy B Matheny Ellis

David Ellis and Nancy Belle McTheny married on December 24, 1885, in Braxton County, West Virginia. [3]

They had the following known children:

  1. Charlotte Janey Ellis [4]
  2. Thomas Marion Ellis [5]
  3. Sophia Leah (Ellis) Samples [6]
  4. Susan Mahala Ellis [7]
  5. Mary E. (Ellis) Hall [8]
  6. Mack Thurman Ellis [9]
  7. Rosa Ann Ellis [10]

Janice Bell Samples daughter of Sophia Ellis told stories of sitting by this hearth as a child listening to her Grandfather David Ellis read to them from the Bible.

Ellis Homestead Hearth (Photo courtesy of Ruth (Ellis) Sams
Bible of David Ellis








Ellis Homestead 1957



Sources

  1. "West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/N97Q-1VM : accessed 18 April 2016), David Ellis, 01 Sep 1956; citing Sweet Springs, Monroe, West Virginia, County Records, 11, county courthouses, West Virginia; FHL microfilm 589,916.
  2. "West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/NMMK-WFV : 4 December 2014), David Ellis, 10 Sep 1956; citing Monroe, West Virginia, County Records, 11815, county courthouses, West Virginia; FHL microfilm 1,984,520.
  3. "West Virginia Marriages, 1854-1932," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XRZ6-R9T : accessed 18 April 2016), David Ellis and Nancy B. Mctheny, 24 Dec 1885; citing Braxton,West Virginia, reference ; FHL microfilm 573,806.
  4. "West Virginia Births and Christenings, 1853-1928," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X5PB-99N : accessed 18 April 2016), David Ellis in entry for Charlotte J. Ellis, 28 Oct 1886; citing Braxton, West Virginia, reference 443; FHL microfilm 163,711.
  5. "West Virginia Births, 1853-1930," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F1PX-GXY : 4 December 2014), David Ellis in entry for Thomas M. Ellis, Jun 1890; citing Braxton, West Virginia, United States, county courthouses, West Virginia; FHL microfilm 573,797.
  6. "West Virginia Births, 1853-1930," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VRXL-11G : accessed 18 April 2016), David Ellis in entry for Sophia Leah Ellis, 06 Mar 1893; citing Gassaway, Braxton, West Virginia, United States, county courthouses, West Virginia; FHL microfilm 1,992,465.
  7. "West Virginia Births, 1853-1930," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F1PN-VKQ : accessed 18 April 2016), David Ellis in entry for Susan M. Ellis, 24 Aug 1896; citing Lower Dist., Braxton, West Virginia, United States, county courthouses, West Virginia; FHL microfilm 573,79
  8. "West Virginia Births, 1853-1930," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F1PJ-1XC : accessed 18 April 2016), David Ellis in entry for Mary E. Ellis, 31 Jan 1899; citing Lower Dist., Braxton, West Virginia, United States, county courthouses, West Virginia; FHL microfilm 573,797.
  9. "West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/NMRW-FVF : accessed 18 April 2016), David Ellis in entry for Mack Thurman Ellis, 29 Dec 1961; citing Widen, Clay, West Virginia, County Records, , county courthouses, West Virginia; FHL microfilm 567,458.
  10. "West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/NM6Y-FWB : accessed 18 April 2016), David Ellis in entry for Rosa Ellis Duckworth, 14 Feb 1925; citing Otter Dist., Braxton County, West Virginia, County Records, p 46, county courthouses, West Virginia; FHL microfilm 572,705.

Census Data

  • "United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MZ45-H9Y : accessed 18 April 2016), David Ellis in household of William Ellis, West Virginia, United States; citing p. 27, family 207, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 553,192.
  • "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M6RY-V7M : accessed 18 April 2016), David Pyles in household of Charlotte Ellis, Fairmont, Marion, West Virginia, United States; citing enumeration district ED 86, sheet 383A, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 1407; FHL microfilm 1,255,407.
  • "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M9C8-XKN : accessed 18 April 2016), David Ellis, Otter district (south side, excl. Sutton town), Braxton, West Virginia, United States; citing sheet 14A, family 229, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,241,756.
  • "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MPN7-14S : accessed 18 April 2016), David Ellis, Otter, Braxton, West Virginia, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 10, sheet 17A, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,375,690.
  • "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MNL8-TT6 : accessed 18 April 2016), David Ellis, Otter, Braxton, West Virginia, United States; citing sheet 5A, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,821,949.
  • "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K7HP-GNF : accessed 18 April 2016), David Ellis in household of N J Hall, Otter Magisterial District, Braxton, West Virginia, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 4-14, sheet 19B, family 308, NARA digital publication T627 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012), roll 4395.

DNA

  • Maternal / Paternal relationship is confirmed by DNA match via MyHeritage between HD son of Susan Mahala (Ellis) Drake and his first cousin Janice Samples shows 13.8% (998.6‎ cM) on Shared DNA between 35 Shared segments with the largest segment on Chromosome 5 from (67515602 – 162761012) totaling 92.4 cM and 45,312 SNPs. ( MRCA David Ellis and Nancy Belle (McTheny) Ellis )


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Death certificate for David Ellis
Death certificate for David Ellis

David Ellis in the news
David Ellis in the news

David Ellis and Nancy B Matheny Ellis
David Ellis and Nancy B Matheny Ellis

Marriage Record for David Ellis and Nancy B. McTheny
Marriage Record for David Ellis and Nancy B. McTheny

Headstone for David and Nancy Ellis
Headstone for David and Nancy Ellis

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