Saturday, December 15, 2012

Surname Saturday - ELLIS (England > Massachusetts)

It's Surname Saturday, and I'm "counting down" my Ancestral Name List each week.  


I am in the 7th great-grandmothers, up to number 547: Abiel ELLIS (1662-1716). [Note: the 7th great-grandfathers have been covered in earlier posts].

My ancestral line back through two American generations of this ELLIS family is:

1.  Randall J. Seaver

2. Frederick Walton Seaver (1911-1983)
3. Betty Virginia Carringer (1919-2002)

4. Frederick Walton Seaver (1876-1942)
5. Alma Bessie Richmond (1882-1962)

8. Frank Walton Seaver (1852-1922)
9. Hattie Louise Hildreth (1857-1920)

16. Isaac Seaver (1823-1901)
17. Lucretia Townsend Smith (1827-1884)


34.  Alpheus B. Smith (1802-1840)
35.  Elizabeth Horton Dill (1791-1869)

68.  Aaron Smith (1765-1841)
69.  Mercy Plimpton (1772-1850)

136.  Moses Smith (1732-1806)
137.  Patience Hamant (1735-1780)

272.  Henry Smith (1680-1743)
273.  Ruth Barber (1696-????)


546.  Zechariah Barber, born 29 September 1656 in Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States; died 11 August 1705 in Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States.  He was the son of 1092. George Barber and 1093. Elizabeth Clarke.  He married 30 August 1683 in Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States.
547.  Abiel Ellis, born 15 October 1662 in Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States; died 14 April 1716 in Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States.  
Children of Zechariah Barber and Abiel Ellis are: Benoni Barber (1684-1684); Zechariah Barber (1685-1746); Joseph Barber (1687-1770); Abiel Barber (1691-1718); John Barber (1693-1754); Ruth Barber (1696-????); Thomas Barber (1698-1705); Elizabeth Barber (1700-1722); Mary Barber (1703-????).

1094.  Thomas Ellis, born before 13 December 1629 in Wrentham, Suffolk, England; died 12 December 1690 in Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States.  He married 21 May 1657 in Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States.
1095.  Mary Wight, born about 1638 in Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States; died 07 March 1692/93 in Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States.  She was the daughter of 2190. Thomas Wight and 2191. Alice.
Children of Thomas Ellis and Mary Wight are:  Judith Ellis (1658-????); Mary Ellis (1660-1717_; Abiel Ellis (1662-1716); Samuel Ellis (1664-1712); Thomas Ellis (1666-1670); Patience Ellis (1669-1695); Ruth Ellis (1670-????); Thomas Ellis (1674-1692); Joanna Ellis (1678-????).

The only resources I've found for this Ellis family have been:

*  William S. Tilden (editor), History of the Town of Medfield, Massachusetts, 1650-1886 (Boston, Mass. : Geo. H. Ellis, 1887). 

*  The published town vital record books.

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1 comment:

Bill West said...

I'm descended from Juidth Ellis.