HUSBAND: HEZEKIAH ELLIS
DIED: 07 NOV 1771 IN: SPOTSYLVANIA CO., VA
BURIED IN: SPOTSYLVANIA CO., VA
FATHER: WILLIAM ELLIS
MOTHER: ELIZABETH (CHEW/WRIGHT?)
The will of Hezekiah Ellis is recorded in Will Bk D pg 511 Spotsylvania Co., Va.
Guardian Bond 18 March 1779 names his brother John Ellis as guardian to
his children. July 1782 William is named guarandian to Eliza,
Thomas, Hezekiah, Mildred and Sally with John as surety. No guardian bond found
for period between 1771 and 1779.
WIFE: MILDRED BURBRIDGE
MARRIED: IN: SPOTSYLVANIA CO., VA
DIED: 01 APR 1811 IN: FAYETTE CO., KY
FATHER: THOMAS BURBRIDGE
MOTHER: SARAH "SALLY" SHARP
After the death of Hezekiah, Mildred married Benjamin Robinson in Virginia
and they came to Kentucky with The Traveling Church in 1781. William Ellis,
son of Mildred was the military leader of The Traveling Church.
M CHILD 1: WILLIAM ELLIS
BORN: 1760 IN: SPOTSYLVANIA CO., VA
DIED: 01 OCT 1802 IN: FAYETTE CO., KY
BURIED: IN: ELLIS-SHIPP GRAVEYARD ON ELLIS FARM ON
REF BIBLE, WILL
REF TAX ROLLS
SPOUSE: ELIZABETH SHIPP
MARRIED: 18 JUN 1786 IN: FAYETTE CO., KY
Dudley Shipp's Family Bible states William Ellis died 1 Oct 1801
but I have found him on the pp tax rolls for 1802 and
his will is also dated 1802.
In 1803 his widow is on the pp tax rolls. His will was burned when
the court house in Fayette Co. burned but one of his descendents
in Missouri had copy of his will. William was the Military Leader
of The Traveling Church when it moved to Kentucky from Virginia.
M CHILD 2: THOMAS ELLIS
BORN: 1762 IN: VIRGINIA
DIED: AUG 1821 IN: KENTUCKY
SPOUSE: LUCY DUVALL
MARRIED: 1789-1794 ? IN:
Thomas Ellis was gr-grandfather of Lane W. Carter the wife of Paul E.
Shipp. The will of Thomas is dated 02 August 1821 and recorded 25 October 1821
in Fayette Co., Ky. The names of the children on the fgs are taken from the abstract of Will of Thomas Ellis.
F CHILD 3: ELIZABETH ELLIS
BORN: 1764 IN: VIRGINIA
DIED: 03 OCT 1835/6
SPOUSE: JOSEPH MC CANN
MARRIED: 30 APR 1784 IN:
F CHILD 4: MILDRED ELLIS
SPOUSE: EDWARD DARNABY
F CHILD 5: SARAH ELLIS
SPOUSE: O'NEAL MC CANN
M CHILD 6: HEZEKIAH ELLIS, JR.
BORN: 15 SEP 1769 IN: SPOTSYLVANIA CO., VA
DIED: 11 OCT 1857 IN: FAYETTE CO., KY
SPOUSE: NANCY DUVALL
MARRIED: 08 APR 1800 IN: FAYETTE CO., KY
Birth and death dates for this family are from records of Paul E. Shipp that
were taken from the family Bible of Hezekiah Ellis in possession of Ellis B. Brown in
1928, from epitaphs in H. Ellis graveyard on Graves farm near Chilesburg, Fayette Co., Ky and from
letter written 17 July 1939 by Mary Davis Ellis to the compiler.
Mary was great-granddaughter of Hezekiah (1769-1857).