ELLIS ANNEX

 

Mararet Lee (Ellis) Slater Pedigree

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Origin of the surname “Ellis:”

 

 

Generation

 

4  

 

3   Wood C. Ellis

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born July 1867 in Florida.  Died .

 

1900 US Census: Wood C. Ellis, age 32 (b. Jul 1867 in FL; parents b. FL) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in the Village of Fort White, Columbia County, Florida.  The household also included his wife of 6 years, Emma Ellis, age 24 (b. Sep 1875 in FL; parents b. FL), who had had 4 children, all still alive; son, Otis L. Ellis, age 5 (b. Sep 1894 in FL); daughter, Myrtle Ellis, age 4 (b. Nov 1895 in FL); daughter, Marietta Ellis, age 3 (b. Feb 1897 in FL); and son, Basil Ellis, age 7 months (b. Oct 1899 in FL).

 

1910 US Census: Wood C. Ellis, age 43 (b. FL; father b. FL; mother b. TX) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Fort White Township, Columbia County, Florida.  He had been married once.  The household also included his wife of 16 years, Emma V. Ellis, age 36 (b. FL; father b. GA; mother b. SC), who had been married once and had had 8 children, all still alive; son, Odis L. Ellis, age 15 (b. FL) and employed as a farm laborer on the home farm; daughter, Myrtle M. Ellis, age 14 (b. FL); daughter, Marietta F. Ellis, age 13 (b. FL); son, Basil C. Ellis, age 10 (b. FL); son, Elger P. Ellis, age 8 (b. FL); daughter, Vera G. Ellis, age 6 (b. FL); daughter, Syble B. Ellis, age 3 (b. FL); and son, William T. Ellis, age 2 (b. FL).

 

2. Wife: Emma V. Floyd

 

Born in Florida.  Died .  Married Wood C. Ellis on 3 December 1893 (license issued 29 Nov 1893) in Columbia County, Florida.

 

3. Children:

 

a. Odis L. Ellis: Born September 1894 in Florida.

 

b. Myrtle M. Ellis: Born November 1895 in Florida.

 

c. Marietta F. Ellis: Born February 1897 in Florida.

 

d. Basil C. Ellis: Born October 1899 in Florida.  Married Daisy White about 12 November 1919 in Columbia County, Florida.

 

e. Elgar Percy Ellis: See generation 2, below.

 

f. Vera G. Ellis: Born about 1906 in Florida.

 

g. Syble B. Ellis: Born about 1907 in Florida.

 

h. William I./T. Ellis: Born 5 May 1908 in Florida.  At age 24 married Lois Landrum, age 22, daughter of Roy and Ida (Price) Landrum (b. 2 Sep 1910), on 17 December 1932 in Duval County, Florida.

 

2   Elgar Percy Ellis (photos)

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 28 September 1901 in Florida.  Died 13 April 1982 in Dade County, Florida.  Employed as an attorney at Miami, Dade County, Florida.  Was also Deacon of Central Baptist Church, Miami.

 

1930 US Census: Elgar P. Ellis, age 28 (b. FL; parents b. FL) and employed as a lawyer in general practice, was heading a household at 2164 16th Terrace South West in the City of Miami, Dade County, Florida.  His residence was valued at $6,500.  The household also included his wife, Margaret O. Ellis, age 26 (b. VA; father b. NC; mother b. VA); and daughter, Margaret L. Ellis, age 3 years and 6 months (b. FL; father b. FL; mother b. VA).

 

1935 FL Census: Elgar P. Ellis, age 33 (b. FL) and employed as an attorney, was heading a household at 2164 SW 16th Terrace in the City of Miami, Dade County, Florida.  The household also included his wife, Margaret O. Ellis, age 31 (b. VA); daughter, Margaret Lee Ellis, age 8 (b. FL); son, Elgar P. Ellis, Jr., age 4 (b. FL); and sister, Frances V. Overton, age 27 (b. VA) and employed as a school teacher.

 

1940 US Census: Elgar P. Ellis, age 38 (b. FL) and employed as an attorney in private practice, was heading a household at 2164 SW 16th Terrace in the City of Miami, Dade County, Florida.  He had completed 4 years of college.  The household also included his wife, Margaret Ellis, age 35 (b. VA), who had completed 1 year of high school; daughter, Margaret L. Ellis, age 13 (b. FL); son, Elgar P. Ellis, age 9 (b. FL); and sister, Frances Overton, age 32 (b. VA), single, and employed as a public school teacher, who had completed 4 years of college.  They resided in the same city on 1 April 1935.

 

2. Wife: Margaret O. (?)

 

Born 9 February 1903 at Newport News, Virginia; daughter of G. B. (b. South Mills, NC) and Eva L. Gothright (b. Richmond, VA).  Died 29 July 1941, age 38, at Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina.

 

3. Children:

 

a. Margaret Lee Ellis: See generation 1, below.

 

b. Elgar Percy Ellis, Jr.: Born about 1931 in Florida.  Married Elizabeth H. Pritchard on 29 March 1945 at Miami, Dade County, Florida.

 

1   Margaret "Peggy" Lee Ellis:

 

Born 1926 in Dade County, Florida.  Married, as his 1st wife, Vincent Ellsworth Slater, descendant #1 of generation 7 of the Descendants of Martha Hazel-Mae (Cool)(Slater)(Finney) Smith in 1944 in the Central Baptist Church, Miami, Dade County, Florida; subsequently divorced.

 

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