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Mary (Votaw) Ellyson (1768 - 1844)

Mary Ellyson formerly Votaw
Born in Bucks County, Pennsylvaniamap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 27 Apr 1789 in Loudoun County, Virginiamap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 75 in Goshen Township, Mahoning, Ohiomap
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Mary was a Friend (Quaker)


Mary Votaw and Zachariah Ellyson married in 1789.[1] The couple were associated with the White Oak Swamp Monthly Meeting (Quaker), and later the Westland MM, Pa.[1]

From the Goose Creek MM, "Mary now wife Zachariah Ellyson both of South Fork PM Va reported 27-4-1789 "guilty of fornication with each other and married contrary to discipline by a hireling teacher" both disowned 25-5-1789 their joint acknowledgement accepted 28-7-1794 by the meeting 29-10-1794 & their 3 small children Isaac Gideon & Zachariah Jr received by request of parents"


Place: Goshen Friends Church Cemetery, Goshen Township, Mahoning, Ohio


  1. 1.0 1.1 Sharon J. Doliante, Maryland and Virginia Colonials : Genealogies of Some Colonial Families. (Clearfield Co. 1998), p. 260.

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