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Jedediah Ells (1761 - 1840)

Mr. Jedediah Ells
Born in Lebonon, Connecticutmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 17 Apr 1794 in Cornwallis Kings Co Nova Scotia Canadamap
Descendants descendants
Died at about age 79 in Canard, Kings Co., Nova Scotiamap
Profile last modified | Created 3 Oct 2009
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Jedidiah Ells was the son of Joshua and Mary Ells.[1]

Jed'j Ells son of Joshua Ells and Mary his wife was married to Sarah Kingsman daughter of Robert Kingsman and Assenath his wife in 1794 in Cornwallis [2]

Jedidiah married Sarah Kinsman 17 Apr 1794.[1]

Children of Jedidiah and Sarah include

  • William, b 4 Jan 1796, m Sophia Eaton 4 Feb 1818[1]
  • Benjamin, b 20 Nov 1796[1]
  • David, b 6 May 1800[1]
  • Jerusha, b 20 Oct 1803[1]
  • Robert, b 13 Jan 1805, m Catherine Eaton 17 Dec 1828[1]
  • Lydia, b 28 Jan 1808[1]
  • Lavinia, b 27 Mar 1810[1]
  • Nathan, b 6 Jan 1815[1]
  • Sarah Jean 23 Sep 1816[1]


  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 Eaton, A. Wentworth Hamilton. (1910). The history of Kings County, Nova Scotia, heart of the Acadian land, giving a sketch of the French and their expulsion: and a history of the New England planters who came in their stead, with many genealogies, 1604-1910. Salem, Mass.: The Salem Press Company. p 660
  2. Parish Register,

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