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Descendants of Robert Ellis

Submitted by Charles Ellis
© 1999

 

Generation No. 1

1. ROBERT1 ELLIS was born 1745 in England ?, and died August 27, 1818 in Gallatin, Sumner Co.,TN. He married DIANNA SHERMAN Bef. 1789 in Gallatin, Sumner Co., TN. She was born 1765 in Ireland ?, and died May 19, 1840 in Gallatin, Sumner Co.,TN.

Child of ROBERT ELLIS and DIANNA SHERMAN is:

2. i. ANDREW JACKSON2 ELLIS, b. August 1, 1803, Gallatin, Sumner Co.,TN; d. August 27, 1862, Gallatin, Sumner Co.,TN.

 

Generation No. 2

2. ANDREW JACKSON2 ELLIS (ROBERT1) was born August 1, 1803 in Gallatin, Sumner Co.,TN, and died August 27, 1862 in Gallatin, Sumner Co.,TN. Burial: Gallatin Cemetery. He married MARY JANE WREN January 9, 1840 in Gallatin, Sumner Co., TN, daughter of SOLOMON WREN and LUCRETIA BOOTH. She was born March 20, 1816 in NC1, and died March 1, 1900 in Dobbins Pike, Gallatin, Sumner Co., TN1.

Children of ANDREW ELLIS and MARY WREN are:

3. i. THOMAS SHERMAN3 ELLIS, b. December 3, 1840, Gallatin, Sumner Co.,TN; d. January 10, 1921.

4. ii. NANCY ANNE ELLIS, b. January 8, 1842, Gallatin, Sumner Co.,TN; d. Bet. 1917 - 1922.

iii. SOPPA JANE ELLIS, b. March 13, 1843, Gallatin, TN; d. Abt. 1893.

iv. CINTHA LUCRETIA ELLIS, b. July 12, 1844, Gallatin, Sumner Co.,TN2; d. Abt. 1919; m. T. J. (PETE) LAWRENCE2; b. Abt. 1841, TN2; d. Bet. 1914 - 1919.

v. MARY LEWIS ELLIS, b. November 17, 1846, Gallatin, TN; d. Abt. 1896.

vi. WILLIAM ROBERT ELLIS, b. March 29, 1848, Gallatin, Sumner Co.,TN2; d. 1922.

5. vii. JAMES ANDREW ELLIS, b. January 13, 1850, Gallatin, Sumner Co.,TN; d. May 21, 1923, Memphis, Shelby Co., TN.

viii. SARAH JANE ELLIS3, b. June 11, 1851, Gallatin, Sumner Co.,TN4; d. 1923.

ix. LUVINIA ELIZABETH ELLIS, b. February 26, 1853, Gallatin, Sumner Co.,TN4; d. December 13, 1880.

x. JOHN BAKER ELLIS, b. May 21, 1855, Gallatin, Sumner Co.,TN4; d. 1938, Gallatin, Sumner Co., TN.

6. xi. CHARLES WOODSON ELLIS, b. October 15, 1857, Gallatin, Sumner Co.,TN; d. July 16, 1934, Memphis, Shelby Co., TN.

 

Generation No. 3

3. THOMAS SHERMAN3 ELLIS (ANDREW JACKSON2, ROBERT1) was born December 3, 1840 in Gallatin, Sumner Co.,TN4, and died January 10, 1921. He married (1) EMMA C. (T.?) LEWIS. She was born Abt. 1852 in TN4. He married (2) ELLA. She was born 1856.

More About THOMAS SHERMAN ELLIS:

Medical Information: Left arm amputee due to injuries at Battle of Chickamauga

Military service: Corporal - 30th Tenn Infantry Regiment, Co. F CSA

Children of THOMAS ELLIS and EMMA LEWIS are:

i. IRBY T4 ELLIS4, b. Abt. 1872, Gallatin, Sumner Co.,TN4.

ii. CLARA A. ELLIS4, b. Abt. 1873, Gallatin, Sumner Co.,TN4.

iii. EMMA M. ELLIS4, b. Abt. 1876, Gallatin, Sumner Co.,TN4.

4. NANCY ANNE3 ELLIS (ANDREW JACKSON2, ROBERT1) was born January 8, 1842 in Gallatin, Sumner Co.,TN4, and died Bet. 1917 - 1922. She married ROBERT MCNEILLY JONES, son of ? JONES and SUSAN ?. He was born Abt. 1841 in TN, and died Bet. 1912 - 1917.

Children of NANCY ELLIS and ROBERT JONES are:

7. i. MARY JANE4 JONES, b. March 2, 1876, Sumner Co., TN; d. March 7, 1933, Gallatin, Sumner Co.,TN.

ii. ELLIS FRANKLIN JONES, b. Abt. 18734; d. Aft. 1933.

5. JAMES ANDREW3 ELLIS (ANDREW JACKSON2, ROBERT1) was born January 13, 1850 in Gallatin, Sumner Co.,TN, and died May 21, 1923 in Memphis, Shelby Co., TN5. He married ELLA ROULSTONE September 23, 1874 in Davidson Co. TN. She was born 1856, and died 1892.

Children of JAMES ELLIS and ELLA ROULSTONE are:

8. i. WILLIE PATIENCE4 ELLIS, b. 1876; d. Aft. 1927.

ii. JAMES GILLIAM ELLIS, b. 1880.

9. iii. CHARLES BAKER ELLIS, b. 1884, Davidson Co. TN; d. July 26, 1933, Winchester, Clarke Co., KY.

6. CHARLES WOODSON3 ELLIS (ANDREW JACKSON2, ROBERT1) was born October 15, 1857 in Gallatin, Sumner Co.,TN6, and died July 16, 1934 in Memphis, Shelby Co., TN7. Burial: Birmingham, AL. He married MARY CLAIRE HADLEY November 24, 1886 in Gallatin, Sumner Co., TN, daughter of WILLIAM HADLEY and ELIZABETH HART. She was born June 20, 1865 in Gallatin, Sumner Co.,TN8, and died August 20, 1913 in Gallatin, Sumner Co.,TN.

 

Children of CHARLES ELLIS and MARY HADLEY are:

10. i. EUNICE EDNA4 ELLIS, b. June 21, 1888, Gallatin, Sumner Co.,TN; d. Abt. 1965, Birmingham, AL.

ii. JOHN WILLIAM ELLIS, b. May 5, 1891; d. December 19, 1944, Valley Head, AL?; m. (1) MYRTLE KENNER; b. Bet. 1891 - 1896; d. Unknown; m. (2) MARIA W. DAVENPORT; b. Bet. 1891 - 1896; d. Unknown.

11. iii. EARLY ANDREW ELLIS, SR., b. March 24, 1895, Gallatin, Sumner Co.,TN; d. February 19, 1958, Ft. Oglethorpe, GA.

12. iv. CHARLES WREN ELLIS, SR., b. October 3, 1898, Gallatin, Sumner Co.,TN; d. October 1960, Jonesboro, AR.

13. v. ROBERT ROY ELLIS, b. March 27, 1902, Gallatin, Sumner Co.,TN; d. April 18, 1963, Memphis, Shelby Co., TN.

 

Generation No. 4

7. MARY JANE4 JONES (NANCY ANNE3 ELLIS, ANDREW JACKSON2, ROBERT1) was born March 2, 1876 in Sumner Co., TN9, and died March 7, 1933 in Gallatin, Sumner Co.,TN10. She married CHARLES EDWIN POWELL, son of JAMES POWELL and MARGARET SWEETLAND. He was born Bet. 1857 - 1862 in Greenup, KY, and died Bet. 1933 - 1937.

More About MARY JANE JONES:

Burial: Gallatin, Sumner Co.,TN

Religion: Church of Christ

Child of MARY JONES and CHARLES POWELL is:

i. ELLIS SWEETLAND5 POWELL, b. Aft. 1884; m. BEUNA CORDLIA ELIZER; b. Bet. 1884 - 1889.

8. WILLIE PATIENCE4 ELLIS (JAMES ANDREW3, ANDREW JACKSON2, ROBERT1) was born 1876, and died Aft. 1927. She married ROY ABERNATHY, son of JAMES A. ABERNATHY. He was born Abt. 1873 in Pulaski, TN, and died April 18, 1927 in Memphis, Shelby Co., TN.

Children of WILLIE ELLIS and ROY ABERNATHY are:

i. ELLA OPHELIA5 ABERNATHY, b. Abt. 1903; d. 1977, Jonesboro, AR; m. CHARLES WREN ELLIS, SR., Abt. 1955; b. October 3, 1898, Gallatin, Sumner Co.,TN; d. October 1960, Jonesboro, AR.

More About ELLA OPHELIA ABERNATHY:

Education: 1920, Central High School, Memphis, Shelby Co., TN

ii. ELMO ABERNATHY, b. Abt. 1908; d. Bef. 1927.

9. CHARLES BAKER4 ELLIS (JAMES ANDREW3, ANDREW JACKSON2, ROBERT1) was born 1884 in Davidson Co. TN, and died July 26, 1933 in Winchester, Clarke Co., KY. He married JENNIE BERRY WILLS July 19, 1911 in Lexington, Fayette Co., KY, daughter of BEN WILLS and ELLA TAYLOR. She was born 1894, and died Aft. 1933.

Children of CHARLES ELLIS and JENNIE WILLS are:

i. ELLA WILLS5 ELLIS, b. March 22, 1913; d. November 10, 1918.

14. ii. VIRGINIA LEE ELLIS, b. January 29, 1921.

10. EUNICE EDNA4 ELLIS (CHARLES WOODSON3, ANDREW JACKSON2, ROBERT1) was born June 21, 1888 in Gallatin, Sumner Co.,TN, and died Abt. 1965 in Birmingham, AL. She married ERVIN ADAMS BROWN August 21, 1907 in Hendersonville, TN. He was born September 1872 in Birmingham, AL, and died November 1968 in Birmingham, AL.

Children of EUNICE ELLIS and ERVIN BROWN are:

i. HADLEY D5 BROWN.

ii. HERBERT BROWN.

iii. MARY FRANCES BROWN, b. Abt. 1910; d. Unknown; m. LEMUEL H. STRENGTH, Birmingham, AL; b. Abt. 1905; d. Unknown, FL..

11. EARLY ANDREW4 ELLIS, SR. (CHARLES WOODSON3, ANDREW JACKSON2, ROBERT1) was born March 24, 1895 in Gallatin, Sumner Co.,TN, and died February 19, 1958 in Ft. Oglethorpe, GA. He married ANNA LUCILLE PACE May 21, 1921, daughter of WILLIAM PACE and JULIA STREET. She was born January 1, 1895 in Trenton, GA, and died April 9, 1971 in Chattanooga, TN.

More About EARLY ANDREW ELLIS, SR.:

Burial: Trenton, GA

Military service: Cpl., volunteered for Army in WWI. 106th Motor Supply Train in France

Occupation: Southern RR Co. Alabama Great Southern Division

More About ANNA LUCILLE PACE:

Occupation: Teacher

Child of EARLY ELLIS and ANNA PACE is:

i. EARLY ANDREW5 ELLIS, JR., b. Aft. 1921.

More About EARLY ANDREW ELLIS, JR.:

Graduation: Georgia Tech

Military service: 1954, Lt. Army in Korea.

12. CHARLES WREN4 ELLIS, SR. (CHARLES WOODSON3, ANDREW JACKSON2, ROBERT1) was born October 3, 1898 in Gallatin, Sumner Co.,TN, and died October 1960 in Jonesboro, AR. Burial: Memphis Memorial Gardens. He married (1) VERONA MARGARET TENNISON December 25, 1921 in Memphis, Shelby Co. TN, daughter of EDWARD TENNISON and WILLIE SHROYER. She was born April 3, 1903 in Memphis, Shelby Co., TN, and died December 9, 1954 in Memphis, Shelby Co., TN. Burial: Memphis Memorial Gardens. He married (2) ELLA OPHELIA ABERNATHY Abt. 1955, daughter of ROY ABERNATHY and WILLIE ELLIS. She was born Abt. 1903, and died 1977 in Jonesboro, AR.

More About CHARLES WREN ELLIS, SR.:

Cause of Death: Heart attack

Hobbies: Woodworking; making lamps

Occupation: mattress salesman

Children of CHARLES ELLIS and VERONA TENNISON are:

15. i. CHARLES WREN5 ELLIS, JR., b. December 25, 1922, Memphis, Shelby Co., TN; d. September 10, 1968, Nashville, Davidson Co., TN.

16. ii. MARGARET ANNE ELLIS, b. July 1, 1930, Memphis, Shelby Co., TN.

13. ROBERT ROY4 ELLIS (CHARLES WOODSON3, ANDREW JACKSON2, ROBERT1) was born March 27, 1902 in Gallatin, Sumner Co.,TN, and died April 18, 1963 in Memphis, Shelby Co., TN. He married (1) PATTIE E. NORVELL Bet. 1922 - 1924, daughter of CHARLES NORVELL and CLYDE SHROYER. She was born 189912, and died 1925 in Memphis, Shelby Co., TN12. He married (2) MARY IRVA DICKSON Aft. 1925 in Memphis, TN. She was born Bet. 1902 - 1907, and died Unknown.

Child of ROBERT ELLIS and PATTIE NORVELL is:

i. ROBERT R.5 ELLIS, b. 1925, Memphis, Shelby Co., TN12; d. January 2, 1940, Memphis, Shelby Co., TN13.

More About ROBERT R. ELLIS:

Cause of Death: Rheumatic fever.

Child of ROBERT ELLIS and MARY DICKSON is:

ii. MARY JEAN5 ELLIS, b. 1928.

 

 

Generation No. 5

14. VIRGINIA LEE5 ELLIS (CHARLES BAKER4, JAMES ANDREW3, ANDREW JACKSON2, ROBERT1) was born January 29, 1921. She married WILLIAM CHARLES FAULCONER. He was born 1921, and died 1962.

Child of VIRGINIA ELLIS and WILLIAM FAULCONER is:

i. SHARON LEE6 FAULCONER, b. September 1, 1943.

15. CHARLES WREN5 ELLIS, JR. (CHARLES WREN4, CHARLES WOODSON3, ANDREW JACKSON2, ROBERT1) was born December 25, 1922 in Memphis, Shelby Co., TN14, and died September 10, 1968 in Nashville, Davidson Co., TN. He married RENA FRANCES MITCHELL15 September 20, 1952 in Memphis, Shelby Co.,TN, daughter of GIDEON MITCHELL and MARY DIXON. She was born September 28, 1928 on Guernsey Street, Memphis, Shelby Co.,TN.

More About CHARLES WREN ELLIS, JR.:

Burial: Memphis Memorial Gardens

Cause of Death: heart failure

Occupation: Architect

Scouts: 1966, Scoutmaster, T-212

Children of CHARLES ELLIS and RENA MITCHELL are:

    1. REV. CHARLES WRENNE6 ELLIS III
    2. MARENA LEE ELLIS

iii. MARY VERONA ELLIS

16. MARGARET ANNE5 ELLIS (CHARLES WREN4, CHARLES WOODSON3, ANDREW JACKSON2, ROBERT1) was born July 1, 1930 in Memphis, Shelby Co., TN. She married DEAN ROBERT UNDERWOOD, SR.17 November 27, 1952 in Memphis, Shelby Co. TN17, son of GERALD UNDERWOOD and ERMA BONNER. He was born May 18, 1929 in Decatur, IL17.

Children of MARGARET ELLIS and DEAN UNDERWOOD are:

    1. DEANNE ELLIS6 UNDERWOOD17
    2. DONNA CLAIRE UNDERWOOD17

iii. DEAN ROBERT UNDERWOOD, JR.17

 

Endnotes

1. Gallatin newspaper clipping in Ellis Family Bible.

2. 1880 census - United States, Sumner Co., TN.

3. 1880 census - United States, Sumner Co., TN, microfilm T9 rolls1281 - 1282.

4. 1880 census - United States, Sumner Co., TN.

5. Memphis Public Library - Memphis/Shelby Co. Death certificate.

6. 1880 census - United States, Sumner Co., TN.

7. Memphis Public Library - Memphis/Shelby Co. Death certificate.

8. 1880 census - United States, Sumner Co., TN.

9. Gallatin newspaper obituary, clipping in Bible of Ella Ellis.

10. Gallatin newspaper obituary.

12. Elmwood Cemetery - Memphis, Shelby Co., TN - grave marker.

13. Memphis Public Library - Memphis/Shelby Co. Death certificate.

14. Broderbund Family Archive #110, Vol. 1, Ed. 6, Social Security Death Index: U.S., Date of Import: Dec 31, 1998, Internal Ref. #1.111.6.72995.45

15. Brøderbund Software, Inc., World Family Tree Vol. 2, Ed. 1, (Release date: November 29, 1995), "CD-ROM," Tree #0387, Date of Import: Jun 5, 1999.

17. James E. Underwood, Underwood Family Bible, (1891).




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