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Daniel Ells (1765 - aft. 1810)

Daniel Ells
Born in Cornwallis Township, Kings, Nova Scotiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 7 Nov 1787 in Cornwallis, Kings, Nova Scotiamap
Descendants descendants
Died after after age 44 in Kings County, Nova Scotiamap
Profile last modified | Created 3 Oct 2009
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Daniel Ells was born in Cornwallis Township, Kings, Nova Scotia on April 2, 1765. He was the son of New England Planters Joshua Ells and Mary (Bill) Ells.[1] He is listed as a resident of Cornwallis in 1786,[2] and married Elizabeth H. Bennett there on November 7, 1787.[3] By 1791, he was farming in the Lower Canard area of Cornwallis Township, where he received forty-four acres in Division Nine.[4]


  1. "Nova Scotia Church Records, 1720-2001", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 2 February 2021), Daniel Ells, .
  2. Census, Assessment and Poll Tax Records
  3. "Nova Scotia Church Records, 1720-2001," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 21 May 2014), Kings > Cornwallis Square > Church of England in Canada St John > Baptisms, marriages, burials 1718-1911 > image 594 of 751; Catholic Church and Church of England parishes, Nova Scotia.
  4. Census, Assessment and Poll Tax Records
  • Nova Scotia Archives; Halifax, Nova Scotia; Census, Assessment and Poll Tax Records 1767-1827

66.Daniel Ells78,79,80,81, born 02 Apr 1765 in Cornwallis, Nova Scotia82.He was the son of 132. Joshua Ells and 133. Mary Bill.He married 67. Leah Susanna Specht 1809. 67.Leah Susanna Specht83, born 1793 in Mink Cove, Digby County, Nova Scotia84.She was the daughter of 134. Johann Julius Anthon Christoph Specht and 135. Elizabeth. More About Daniel Ells: Misc: Also married Elizabeth Bennet before Leah More About Leah Susanna Specht: Christening: 20 Mar 1793

Children of Daniel Ells and Leah Specht are: i. Daniel Ells, born 15 Aug 1815 in St. Mary's Bay, n.S. ii. Charlotte Jane Ells, born 22 Jul 1822 in St. Mary's Bay, n.S. 33 iii. Elizabeth Ells, born 09 Jan 1811 in St. Mary's Bay, N.S; married (1) Cornelius Fisher 12 Dec 1830 in Charlestown Mass; married (2) Cornelius Fisher 12 Dec 1830 in Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachusetts. iv. Jane Ellis, born 11 Jun 1817 in Weymouth, N.S. v. Ephraim Ellis, born 19 Feb 1813 in Granville, N.S. vi. Woodroof Ellis, born 1819 in Granville, N.S. vii. Christopher Specht Ellis, born 22 Mar 1819 in Granville, N.S. viii. Mary Ann Ellis, born 1821 in Granville, N.S. ix. Angelina Ellis, born 1825 in Granville, N.S. x. Dennis Ellis, born 1826 in Granville, N.S.

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