John Ellisor
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John Raney Ellisor (1850 - 1928)

John Raney "J R" Ellisor
Born in Alabama, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 14 Nov 1869 in Walker County, Texas, USAmap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 77 in Texas, United Statesmap
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John Rainey “J R” Ellisor was born May 12, 1850 to Godfrey Ellisor and Emaline Ellisor in Alabama.[1] His siblings were:

  1. Elizabeth D Ellisor 1840–1874
  2. Mathew Dewitt Ellisor 1844–1906
  3. Nathan Felix Ellisor 1845–1846
  4. James Thomas Young Ellisor 1847–1910
  5. Henry Newton Ellisor 1853–1902
  6. Calvin Ellisor 1854–Deceased
  7. Alice Ellisor 1855–Deceased
  8. Mary Frances Ellisor Winters 1856–1878
  9. Godfrey Calvin Ellisor 1857–1925
  10. Ann Elizabeth Jane Ellisor Weisinger 1859–1908
  11. Walter Brooks Ellisor 1862–1922
  12. Emaline Alice Ellisor 1865–1891

Half Siblings:

  1. Fanny Elizabeth Ellisor Parker 1876–1963
  2. Benjamin Campbell Ellisor 1886–1962

He married Sarah Elizabeth Pursley on November 14, 1869 in Walker, Texas. [2] Their children were:

  1. Mary Jane Ellisor Ward 1872–1948
  2. John Henry Ellisor 1875–1947
  3. Sidney Sherman Ellisor 1877–1953
  4. Edgar Walter Ellisor 1880–1942
  5. Archibald Ellisor 1882–1963
  6. Maude Anna Ellisor Niederhofer 1887–1978
  7. Erby Marion Ellisor 1891–1961
  8. Mathew Raynor Ellisor 1896–1981

He passed away on 13 Apr 1928 (aged 77). He is buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Evergreen, San Jacinto County, Texas. [3]


  1. "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 18 February 2021), John R Ellissor in entry for Godfrey T Ellissor, 1860.
  2. "Texas Marriages, 1837-1973", database, FamilySearch ( : 22 January 2020), J. R. Ellisor, 1869.
  3. Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed 9 March 2022), memorial page for John Rainey “J R” Ellisor (12 May 1850–13 Apr 1928), Find A Grave: Memorial #35973286 citing Evergreen Cemetery, Evergreen, San Jacinto County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Sherry Templin (Hicks Giese) (contributor 47303031) .

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Ellisor-137 and Ellisor-8 appear to represent the same person because: Same names and dates. Research is needed into the mother.
posted on Ellisor-8 (merged) by LK LaPlante
John Rainey “J R” Ellisor

BIRTH 12 May 1850 Alabama, USA DEATH 13 Apr 1928 (aged 77) Texas, USA BURIAL Evergreen Cemetery Evergreen, San Jacinto County, Texas, USA MEMORIAL ID 35973286 MEMORIAL

Family Members Parents Godfrey Thomas Ellisor 1822–1887 Emaline Francis Ellisor Ellisor 1827–1873

Spouse Sarah Elizabeth Pursley Ellisor 1850–1929

Siblings Elizabeth D Ellisor 1840–1874

Matthew Dewitt Ellisor 1844–1906

Nathan Felix Ellisor 1845–1846

James Thomas Young Ellisor 1847–1910

Henry Newton Ellisor 1853–1902

Alice Ellisor 1855 – unknown

Mary Frances Ellisor Winters 1856–1878

Godfrey Calvin Ellisor 1857–1925

Ann Elizabeth Jane Ellisor Weisinger 1859 – unknown

Walter Brooks Ellisor 1862–1922

Half Siblings

Fanny Elizabeth Ellisor Parker 1876–1963

Benjamin Campbell Ellisor 1886–1962

Children Mary Jane Ellisor Ward 1872–1948

John Henry Ellisor 1875–1947

Sidney Sherman Ellisor 1877–1953

Edgar Walter Ellisor 1880–1942

Archibald Ellisor 1882–1963

Maude Anna Ellisor Niederhofer 1887–1978

Erby Marion Ellisor 1891–1961

Mathew Raynor Ellisor 1896–1981

Info is from family records.

posted on Ellisor-8 (merged) by Judy (Strange) Richards

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