HUSBAND: HEZEKIAH ELLIS
DIED : 23 DEC 1726 IN: MIDDLESEX CO., VA
BURIED 26 DEC 1726 IN: CHRIST CHURCH PARISH CEMETERY, MIDDLESEX CO.
Will dated 22 Dec 1726, proved 6 June 1727 found in
Will Book "B" 1713-134
Middlesex Co., VA. No page numbers in Book. Wife, Mary and all children listed
on this sheet are included in will. I have copy of will and inventory but found
no estate settlement when I was at the Archives in Richmond, VA. Info also
from letters and charts of Ellis O. Moore and Christ Church Parish Records in
Middlesex Co., VA.
WIFE: MARY ??
We have not been able to prove that the Mary who was the widow of Hezekiah
Ellis is the one that married John Bentley but it seems to fit in the time
period and locations. Suggestions appreciated.
M CHILD 1 JOHN ELLIS
SPOUSE: MARY O'NEAL
MARRIED: SEP 1722
F CHILD 2 ELIZABETH ELLIS
SPOUSE: JOHN GORDON, SR.
F CHILD 3 MARY ELLIS
SPOUSE: CHARLES MACERAS
MARRIED: FEB 1732 IN: CHRIST CHURCH PARISH MIDDLESEX CO., VA
This marriage is listed as Mary Eeles in the Church Records - we think it is
for this Mary as it is the right time period and place. The name
of Maceras is also found as Maderas, etc. Information Appreciated.
F CHILD 4 ELLIS ELLIS
DIED: 6 SEP 1730 IN: MIDDLESEX CO., VA
SPOUSE: THOMAS FAULKNER
MARRIED: 23 MAY 1723
In the will of her father, Hezekiah Ellis, she is listed as Dau
Ellis Faulkner, Page 256 Middlesex Co. Wills & Inventories Order Book 6
1721-1726 Pg 99 - Deed of Gift of Hezekiah Ellis to his daughter
Ellis Faulkner 7 April 1724. All dates and places are from Christ Church Parish
Register, Middlesex Co., VA.
F CHILD 5 ANNE ELLIS
SPOUSE: HENRY JOLLEY
MARRIED: 15 AUG 1728 IN: CHRIST CHURCH PARISH MIDDLESEX CO., VA
M CHILD 6 WILLIAM ELLIS
BORN: MAY 1705?
DIED: MAY-AUG 1766 IN: SPOTSYLVANIA CO., VA
SPOUSE: ELIZABETH (CHEW or WRIGHT?)
This William Ellis was of Gloucester Co. and Spotsylvania Co., VA. Will Book
"D" Spotsylvania Co. pgs 241-244 show his Will dated 19 May 1766 and Executors
Bond 4 August 1766. Pgs 261-262 show Inventory & Appraisement __ October 1766.
His wife and all children listed in his will. Three daus. are listed in his will as married:
Mary Proctor, Elizabeth Hawkins and Ann O'Neal. Info from notes of Paul E. Shipp,
Ellis O. Moore, research notes of compiler.
M CHILD 7 HEZEKIAH ELLIS
M CHILD 8 ROBERT ELLIS
DIED: SEPT 1745
Will dated 31 Aug 1745 proved 10 Oct 1745 names his brother William as only
Legatee therefore we assume there was no spouse or children. Pg 8 Crozier's
Spotsylvania Co. Records.
F CHILD 9 SARAH ELLIS
BORN: 7 NOV 1717 IN: CHRIST CHURCH PARISH MIDDLESEX CO., VA
SPOUSE: ALEXANDER DAVIDSON, SR.
From Crozier's Spotsylvania Co. Records Pg 57 Administrative Bonds -£150
Sarah Davidson, admx of Alexander Davidson, decd., with Wm Ellis and John
Gordon, Sec. Feb 7, 1748. Pg 72 Guardian Bonds - £200 William Ellis, guard
to Alexander Davidson, orph of Alexander Davidson, with Thomas Blossingham
and Wm Lewis, Sec. Oct 3, 1752. This Sarah was in Spots. Co. by 1748.