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Edward Williams1

M, b. before 1810
ChartsDescendants of William Ellis, shipbuilder
Birth*before 1810  
Marriage* Bride=Agness Ellis1 

Family

Agness Ellis b. 1807
Children

Citations

  1. [S400] Richmond Parish Register, 1821-1957, p. 55, Baptism of William Henry Williams, Includes records of St. John's (St. Eleanors) and St. Mary's (Summerside) Anglican Churches, mfm #2630, MacNaught History Centre & Archives.
  2. [S400] Richmond Parish Register, 1821-1957, p. 39, baptism of Priscilla Williams, Includes records of St. John's (St. Eleanors) and St. Mary's (Summerside) Anglican Churches, mfm #2630, MacNaught History Centre & Archives.
  3. [S400] Richmond Parish Register, 1821-1957, p. 68, Baptism of Uriah Williams, Includes records of St. John's (St. Eleanors) and St. Mary's (Summerside) Anglican Churches, mfm #2630, MacNaught History Centre & Archives.
  4. [S400] Richmond Parish Register, 1821-1957, p. 84, baptism of Edward Williams, Includes records of St. John's (St. Eleanors) and St. Mary's (Summerside) Anglican Churches, mfm #2630, MacNaught History Centre & Archives.
  5. [S400] Richmond Parish Register, 1821-1957, p. 97, baptism of Anna Williams, Includes records of St. John's (St. Eleanors) and St. Mary's (Summerside) Anglican Churches, mfm #2630, MacNaught History Centre & Archives.
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Edward Williams1

M, b. 11 January 1831
FatherEdward Williams1 b. b 1810
MotherAgness Ellis1 b. 1807
ChartsDescendants of William Ellis, shipbuilder (#1)
Descendants of William Ellis, shipbuilder (#2)
Birth*11 January 1831 Lot 12, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada1 
Baptism Pri*20 February 1831 Richmond Parish, Prince Edward Island, Canada; publicly1 
Marriage*9 January 1856 Richmond Parish, Prince Edward Island, Canada; Edward, a bachelor residing in Lot 12 and Maria, a spinster, also residing in Lot 12, were married by licence in the presence of Neil Ellis, Ann Yeo Ellis and Ann Hopegood; Bride=Maria Ellis, Clergy=J. Herbert Read2 

Family

Maria Ellis b. 2 Dec 1835

Citations

  1. [S400] Richmond Parish Register, 1821-1957, p. 84, baptism of Edward Williams, Includes records of St. John's (St. Eleanors) and St. Mary's (Summerside) Anglican Churches, mfm #2630, MacNaught History Centre & Archives.
  2. [S400] Richmond Parish Register, 1821-1957, p. 282, marriage of Edward Williams and Maria Ellis, Includes records of St. John's (St. Eleanors) and St. Mary's (Summerside) Anglican Churches, mfm #2630, MacNaught History Centre & Archives.
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Eleanor Williams1

F
FatherPhilip Williams1
Burial*17 December 1733 St. Mary's Anglican Church, Bideford, Devon, England; Interred=ENG, DEV, Bideford, St. Mary's Anglican Cemetery1 

Citations

  1. [S326] Bideford, Devon, England Anglican Parish Register Transcript, Devon & Cornwall Record Society, Exeter, Devon, England, Vol. 7, p. 273, Burials 1726-1791, LDS mfms# 0916812, 0916813, Family History Library.
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Eliza Williams1

F, b. between 1797 and 1801
Father-CanHumpy [Humphrey] Williams1
Mother-CanGrace Spearman1
Birth*between 1797 and 1801 Devon, England; aged 40-44 in 18411 
Cen-E-with*7 June 1841 Market Place, Bideford, Devon, England; 1841 British Census||Eliza Williams||Eliza was 40 years old. She was born in Devonshire. She worked as a Dress Maker; Cen Plc=DEV, Bideford Census British 1841, HOH=William Ellis (Jr.) [Pea.]2,1,3 

Citations

  1. [S439] 1841 census of Devon, England, hereinafter, "1841 Census, Devon, Eng.", Bideford, no ref. No. This census rounded down the ages of those over 15 to a multiple of five years, therefore a range of birth years is recorded except in cases where an age is given which is not shown as a multiple of 5 years. Also, the birthplace is shown as "whether or not born in county", rather than giving the actual birthplace; citing Family History Library, (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA) microfilm publication FHL mfm# 0241320.
  2. [S212] John Bishop, (author e-mail address available on request), to Mary A. Ellis and/or Dawn S. Ellis, email, citing the 1841 Census of Bideford, Devon, England. According to information available, this Census was taken on the evening of 7 June 1841 and usually the ages of those over 15 were rounded down to a multiple of five years (printout), Dawn Ellis, Graham, North Carolina, USA.
  3. [S671] Info gathered from Ancestry.com, various dates, printouts, 1841 British Census Image Citation: Class: HO107; Civil Parish: Bideford; County: Devon; Enumeration District: 5; pp. 2 & 3; Lines 25, 1-7, access date: 3 Feb 2007, Dawn Ellis.
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Eliza Williams1

F

Family

Thomas Cooper
Child

Citations

  1. [S943] , (author e-mail address available on request), 4 Nov 2007, Pat states that in Mary's marriage certificate she gave the name of her father as "Thomas Cooper", and thinks that Mary was the daughter of Eliza Williams, the sister of Grace Williams.
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Elizabeth Williams1

F
Marriage*1814 St. Mary's Anglican Church, Bideford, Devon, England; Groom=George Ellis Jr.2 

Family

George Ellis Jr.

Citations

  1. [S299] Roger Thorne (11 Station Road, Topsham, Exeter, UK) to Nita Ellis, letter, 9 July 1976. "Research Report re Bideford Independent Chapel Registers". Devon & Cornwall Record Society transcripts. He does not note whether he searched the original registers. He reports an unsuccessful search for the Baptism of Robert Ellis, c. 1797, but notes "there were some [Ellis entries] up to 1764 only". Original in possession of Nita Harris Ellis, Summerside, PEI. Photocopy of letter and transcript made by author due to poor quality of photocopy.
  2. [S299] Roger Thorne (11 Station Road, Topsham, Exeter, UK) to Nita Ellis, letter, 9 July 1976. "Research Report re Bideford Independent Chapel Registers". Devon & Cornwall Record Society transcripts. He does not note whether he searched the original registers. He reports an unsuccessful search for the Baptism of Robert Ellis, c. 1797, but notes "there were some [Ellis entries] up to 1764 only". Original in possession of Nita Harris Ellis, Summerside, PEI. Photocopy of letter and transcript made by author due to poor quality of photocopy. year only given.
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Francis Williams1

M
Burial*22 October 1739 St. Mary's Anglican Church, Bideford, Devon, England; Interred=ENG, DEV, Bideford, St. Mary's Anglican Cemetery1 

Citations

  1. [S326] Bideford, Devon, England Anglican Parish Register Transcript, Devon & Cornwall Record Society, Exeter, Devon, England, Vol. 7, p. 287, Burials 1726-1791, LDS mfms# 0916812, 0916813, Family History Library.
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Grace Williams1

F, b. 1696
FatherRobert Williams1 b. c 1664
MotherGrace Cerant1 b. c 1662
Birth*1696 Kitchewan, New York, USA1 

Citations

  1. [S42] Ancestral File, ver 4.17, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, July 1996, computer printouts, Dawn Ellis.
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Grace Williams1,2,3

F, b. between 1787 and 1791, d. 7 October 1878
FatherHumpy [Humphrey] Williams4
MotherGrace Spearman5
Birth*between 1787 and 1791 Devon, England; aged 50-54 in 18416,7 
Baptism Pri*8 November 1789 Anglican Church, Wear Gifford, Devon, England5 
Marriage*1 October 1812 St. Mary's Anglican Church, Bideford, Devon, England; by license - William "of Bideford"; Groom=William Ellis (Jr.) [Pea.]8,9,10,2,11,12,13 
Cen-E-with*7 June 1841 Market Place, Bideford, Devon, England; 1841 British Census||Grace Ellis||Grace was 50 years old. She was living in Market Place. She was born in Devonshire; Cen Plc=DEV, Bideford Census British 1841, HOH=William Ellis (Jr.) [Pea.]6,7,14 
Cen-E-with*8 April 1861 Meddon St., Bideford, Devon, England; 1861 British Census||Grace Ellis||Grace was 70 years old. She was born in Wear Gifford, Devon; Cen Plc=Dev, Bideford Census British 1861, HOH=William Ellis (Jr.) [Pea.]15,16 
Cen-E-with*3 April 1871 2 Pebble Terrace, Bideford, Devon, England; 1871 British Census||Grace Ellis||Grace was an 80 year old widow. She was born in Wear Gifford Devon; Cen Plc=DEV, Bideford Census British 1871, HOH=Mary Ellis17 
Death*7 October 1878 Church Gate, Bideford, Devon, England; aged 8818,19,20 
Burial*1878 Old Town Cemetery, Bideford, Devon, England; Interred=ENG, DEV, Bideford Cemetery19 

Family

William Ellis (Jr.) [Pea.] b. c 1787, d. 10 May 1861
Marriage*1 October 1812 St. Mary's Anglican Church, Bideford, Devon, England; by license - William "of Bideford"; Groom=William Ellis (Jr.) [Pea.]8,9,10,2,11,12,13 
Children

Citations

  1. [S299] Roger Thorne (11 Station Road, Topsham, Exeter, UK) to Nita Ellis, letter, 9 July 1976. "Research Report re Bideford Independent Chapel Registers". Devon & Cornwall Record Society transcripts. He does not note whether he searched the original registers. He reports an unsuccessful search for the Baptism of Robert Ellis, c. 1797, but notes "there were some [Ellis entries] up to 1764 only". Original in possession of Nita Harris Ellis, Summerside, PEI. Photocopy of letter and transcript made by author due to poor quality of photocopy.
  2. [S385] Los Angeles Temple Endowments for the Dead, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, unknown publish date, Ref. No. for this card is: P LA 86105, Book 20075, p. 0003. On some cards there is a number in parentheses beside the name of an individual which I believe to be a year of birth for that individual, and which I have recorded as such, card index by male and female (in several sections), typescript, Microfilm No. 452870. All the entries were submitted by Irene Williams Thacker, as Family Representative, Family History Library.
  3. [S212] John Bishop, (author e-mail address available on request), to Mary A. Ellis and/or Dawn S. Ellis, email, dated 24 Feb 1996, citing 1851 census of Bideford, Devon, England, Entry No. 2, p. 150. Her maiden name is not given (printout), Dawn Ellis, Graham, North Carolina, USA.
  4. [S386] Parish Register of Wear Gifford, Devon Transcript, Devon & Cornwall Record Society, Exeter, Devon, England, The spelling "Humpy" had the "y" superscripted, which leads me to the conclusion that this person's name is abbreviated from "Humphrey", Covers the period 1538-1875. Vol. 1 covers Baptisms, 1583 - 1812; Marriages, 1584 - 1812; Burials 1583 - 1812. Wear Gifford is in Hartland Deanery. Vol. 1 contains registers Nos. 1 - 1583 - (a fragment containing 8 leaves of vellum, not consecutive, with entries on 7 leaves); No. 2, Baptisms, 28 Aug 1667 to 7 Apr 1711; Marriages 7 Oct 1668 to 5 Apr 1711; Burials, 19 Oct 1662 to 4 May 1711. No entry betweem 1686 and 1695, binding bad; Reg. No. 3, 55 leaves of vellum, some leaves blank, covering Baptisms, 11 July 1711 to 14 Oct 1812; Marriages, 10 Dec 1711 to 28 Dec 1753; Burials, 4 May 1711 to 6 Oct 1812. Binding very defective, one cover gone. No. 4 is the ordinary printed form for Marriages 29 Apr 1755 to 28 Oct 1812, LDS mfm# 0917553, Family History Library.
  5. [S386] Parish Register of Wear Gifford, Devon Transcript, Devon & Cornwall Record Society, Exeter, Devon, England, Covers the period 1538-1875. Vol. 1 covers Baptisms, 1583 - 1812; Marriages, 1584 - 1812; Burials 1583 - 1812. Wear Gifford is in Hartland Deanery. Vol. 1 contains registers Nos. 1 - 1583 - (a fragment containing 8 leaves of vellum, not consecutive, with entries on 7 leaves); No. 2, Baptisms, 28 Aug 1667 to 7 Apr 1711; Marriages 7 Oct 1668 to 5 Apr 1711; Burials, 19 Oct 1662 to 4 May 1711. No entry betweem 1686 and 1695, binding bad; Reg. No. 3, 55 leaves of vellum, some leaves blank, covering Baptisms, 11 July 1711 to 14 Oct 1812; Marriages, 10 Dec 1711 to 28 Dec 1753; Burials, 4 May 1711 to 6 Oct 1812. Binding very defective, one cover gone. No. 4 is the ordinary printed form for Marriages 29 Apr 1755 to 28 Oct 1812, LDS mfm# 0917553, Family History Library.
  6. [S212] John Bishop, (author e-mail address available on request), to Mary A. Ellis and/or Dawn S. Ellis, email, citing the 1841 Census of Bideford, Devon, England. According to information available, this Census was taken on the evening of 7 June 1841 and usually the ages of those over 15 were rounded down to a multiple of five years (printout), Dawn Ellis, Graham, North Carolina, USA.
  7. [S439] 1841 census of Devon, England, hereinafter, "1841 Census, Devon, Eng.", Bideford, no ref. No. This census rounded down the ages of those over 15 to a multiple of five years, therefore a range of birth years is recorded except in cases where an age is given which is not shown as a multiple of 5 years. Also, the birthplace is shown as "whether or not born in county", rather than giving the actual birthplace; citing Family History Library, (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA) microfilm publication FHL mfm# 0241320.
  8. [S212] John Bishop, (author e-mail address available on request), to Mary A. Ellis and/or Dawn S. Ellis, email, citing the 1841 Census of Bideford, Devon, England. According to information available, this Census was taken on the evening of 7 June 1841 and usually the ages of those over 15 were rounded down to a multiple of five years. The wife's maiden surname is not given (printout), Dawn Ellis, Graham, North Carolina, USA.
  9. [S299] Roger Thorne (11 Station Road, Topsham, Exeter, UK) to Nita Ellis, letter, 9 July 1976. "Research Report re Bideford Independent Chapel Registers". Devon & Cornwall Record Society transcripts. He does not note whether he searched the original registers. He reports an unsuccessful search for the Baptism of Robert Ellis, c. 1797, but notes "there were some [Ellis entries] up to 1764 only". Original in possession of Nita Harris Ellis, Summerside, PEI. Photocopy of letter and transcript made by author due to poor quality of photocopy. year only given.
  10. [S326] Bideford, Devon, England Anglican Parish Register Transcript, Devon & Cornwall Record Society, Exeter, Devon, England, Register No. 7, LDS mfms# 0916812, 0916813, Family History Library.
  11. [S385] Los Angeles Temple Endowments for the Dead, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, unknown publish date, Ref. No. for this card is: P LA [?], Book 20075, p. [?], card index by male and female (in several sections), typescript, Microfilm No. 452870. All the entries were submitted by Irene Williams Thacker, as Family Representative, Family History Library.
  12. [S390] 1861 census of Devon, England, hereinafter, "1861 Census, Devon, Eng.", Bideford, District 10, p. 26, No. 167; citing Family History Library, (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA) microfilm publication FHL mfm# 542823.
  13. [S391] 1851 census of Devon, England, Bideford, District 2H, p. 1, No. 2; citing Family History Library, (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA) microfilm publication FHL mfm # 0221046.
  14. [S671] Info gathered from Ancestry.com, various dates, printouts, 1841 British Census Image Citation: Class: HO107; Civil Parish: Bideford; County: Devon; Enumeration District: 5; pp. 2 & 3; Lines 25, 1-7, access date: 3 Feb 2007, Dawn Ellis.
  15. [S212] John Bishop, (author e-mail address available on request), to Mary A. Ellis and/or Dawn S. Ellis, email, dated 24 Feb 1996, citing 1851 census of Bideford, Devon, England, no Entry No. , no page no. given (printout), Dawn Ellis, Graham, North Carolina, USA.
  16. [S390] 1861 census of Devon, England, hereinafter, "1861 Census, Devon, Eng.", Bideford, District 10, p. 26, No. 167; citing Family History Library, (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA) microfilm publication FHL mfm# 542823.
  17. [S671] Info gathered from Ancestry.com, various dates, printouts, 1871 British Census, Image Citation: Class: RG10; Piece: 2202; Folio: 29, Page 4; GSU Roll 834864, access date: 3 Feb 2007, Dawn Ellis.
  18. [S212] John Bishop, (author e-mail address available on request), to Mary A. Ellis and/or Dawn S. Ellis, email, dated 9 Feb 1996, citing the Bideford Gazette of 8 Oct 1878. Her maiden name is not given (printout), Dawn Ellis, Graham, North Carolina, USA.
  19. [S443] Photographs of tombstones from Bideford, Devon, enclosed in a letter from John Bishop to author dated 4 April 1996., unknown publish date, Tombstone of William and Grace Ellis, Some of the inscriptions are difficult to read and require the use of a magnifying glass. Several of them have been transcribed on the reverse, Dawn Ellis.
  20. [S826] FreeBMD search, http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/, results from search printed/saved, Dawn Ellis.
  21. [S943] , (author e-mail address available on request), 4 Nov 2007.
  22. [S212] John Bishop, (author e-mail address available on request), to Mary A. Ellis and/or Dawn S. Ellis, email, dated 20 Mar 1996, citing Bideford, Devon [Anglican] Parish Baptism, no entry no. given (printout), Dawn Ellis, Graham, North Carolina, USA.
  23. [S212] John Bishop, (author e-mail address available on request), to Mary A. Ellis and/or Dawn S. Ellis, email, dated 24 Feb 1996, citing 1851 census of Bideford, Devon, England, Entry No. 2, p. 150 (printout), Dawn Ellis, Graham, North Carolina, USA.
  24. [S212] John Bishop, (author e-mail address available on request), to Mary A. Ellis and/or Dawn S. Ellis, email, citing the [Bideford Bridge Trust ?] deed dated 27 Oct 1847, cited by Pat Slade, Archivist of the Northam Archives (printout), Dawn Ellis, Graham, North Carolina, USA.
  25. [S212] John Bishop, (author e-mail address available on request), to Mary A. Ellis and/or Dawn S. Ellis, email, 22 January 1996. I believe his source to be the Bideford Bridge Trust documents (printout), Dawn Ellis, Graham, North Carolina, USA.
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Grace Williams

F
Burial*13 November 1742 St. Mary's Anglican Church, Bideford, Devon, England; Interred=ENG, DEV, Bideford, St. Mary's Anglican Cemetery1 

Citations

  1. [S326] Bideford, Devon, England Anglican Parish Register Transcript, Devon & Cornwall Record Society, Exeter, Devon, England, Vol. 7, p. 298, Burials 1726-1791, LDS mfms# 0916812, 0916813, Family History Library.
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