George Riley ENNIS BIRTH 1825/6 in Obion County, Tennessee DEATH AFTER 1870 in Caney, Mitchell, Kansas
Parents Cornelius W. "Neely" Ennis 1797–1870 Adisa "Dicey" Graves Ennis 1802–1840
Spouse Mary M Toombs Ennis 1825–1861 children Benjamin FRANKLIN Ennis 1850–1888 Frances Q Ennis 1851– George Washington Ennis 1853–1905 E A Ennis 1854– Martha Ennis 1856– W James Ennis 1860–
Spouse Paralee LITTLETON Ennis 1838–1878 son John Riley ENNIS 1871–1943
1840 census Name Dary Ennis (Dicy Ennis) Home in 1840 (City, County, State) Maury, Tennessee Free White Persons - Males - 15 thru 19 2 John C and George Riley Ennis Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 14 1 Elizabeth Ennis Free White Persons - Females - 30 thru 39 1 Dicey Ennis Persons Employed in Agriculture 1 White Persons - Deaf and Dumb - 25 and over 1 Free White Persons - Under 20 3 Free White Persons - 20 thru 49 1 Total Free White Persons 4 Total All Persons - Free White, Free Colored, Slaves 4
1850 census Name George R Ennis Age 25 Birth Year abt 1825 Birthplace Tennessee Home in 1850 District 13, Marshall, Tennessee, USA Gender Male Family Number 378 Household Members Name Age George R Ennis 25 Mary M Ennis 25 Benjamin F Ennis 0
1860 census Name G R Ennis Age 35 Birth Year abt 1825 Gender Male Birth Place Tennessee Home in 1860 District 6, Obion, Tennessee Post Office Troy Family Number 1808 Household Members Name Age G R Ennis 35 M M Ennis 35 B F Ennis 10 F Ennis 9 G W Ennis 8 E A Ennis 6 M Ennis 4 W G Ennis 5/12
1870 census Name G R Ennis Age in 1870 45 Birth Year abt 1825 Birthplace Tennessee Home in 1870 Caney, Mitchell, Kansas Race White Gender Male occupation merchant and probably running boarding house Post Office Montgomery Household Members Name Age G R Ennis 45 R E Ennis 38 B F Ennis 20 F Q Ennis 18 S W Ennis 17 E A Ennis 15 M Q Ennis 13 J R Ennis 5/12 W Hilmon 24 J Muns 24 C Baker 23 G Haudywood 21 U Baker 28
His children by Mary Toombs were: (1) Benjamin Franklin Ennis (b. Jan. 1850 Marshall Co., TN -d. ???? Randolph Co., AR) (2) Francis Ennis (girl) (b. 1851 Marshall Co., TN -d. ) (3) George Washington Ennis (b. May 1853 -d. 1905 Clay Co., AR Bright's disease) (4) E.A. (girl) Ennis (b. 1854 TN -d. ) (5) Martha Ennis (b. 1856 TN -d. ) m. 8 Apr. Randolph Co., AR; Marion Lamb (b. -d. ) (6) W. James Ennis (b. June 1860 -d. ) 1910 listed on Carter Co., MO Census.
by ParLee Littleton. There may have been others (7) John Riley Ennis (b. 1869 -d. 19 Feb. 1942 Ripley Co., MO) he was a barber at Ponder, MO. He lead the singing at the church of Christ ( they use no instruments). For the entertainment of himself, family and community he played the guitar & harmonica at the same time!
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