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Elizabeth Churchill Ellis
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Birth: Oct. 7, 1687
Plymouth
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Apr. 3, 1753
Middleboro
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA

OF FRENCH AND ENGLISH ANCESTRY

DISTANT COUSIN OF SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL, THE DUKE OF MARLBOROUGH, PRINCESS DIANA SPENCER AND HER SONS WILLIAM AND HENRY WINDSOR

DISTANT COUSIN OF PRESIDENTS FRANKLIN DELANO ROOSEVELT AND ULYSSES S. GRANT

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A BIOGRAPHY OF ELIZABETH CHURCHILL ELLIS, by Larry Overmire (7th great grandson), Aug. 2008:

Elizabeth Churchill was born in Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, on Oct. 7, 1687, the daughter of John and Rebecca (Delano) Churchill. She is a distant cousin of Sir Winston Churchill and President Franklin Delano Roosevelt.

On Apr. 6, 1710, at Sandwich, 23-year-old Elizabeth married 30-year-old Joel Ellis, the son of Lt. Matthias Ellis and Mercy Nye.

Joel and Elizabeth had eight children: Joel Jr., John, Samuel, Matthias, Rebecca, Elizabeth, Charles, Thomas.

Joel was a captain in the Massachusetts Militia.

Elizabeth died in Middleboro, April 3, 1753, at the age of 65. She was laid to rest at Cemetery At The Green.


 
 
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 Parents:
  John Churchill (1657 - 1723)
  Rebecca Delano Churchill (1657 - 1709)
 
 Spouse:
  Joel Ellis (1679 - 1763)*
 
 Children:
  Joel Ellis (1711 - 1783)*
  John Ellis (1714 - 1779)*
  Samuel Ellis (1716 - 1771)*
  Matthias Ellis (1720 - 1790)*
  Thomas Ellis (1729 - 1799)*
 
 Sibling:
  Elizabeth Churchill Ellis (1687 - 1753)
  Sarah Churchill Smith (1695 - 1744)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
"In Memory of Madam Elisabeth Elles Wife of Cap. Joel Elles Who Died April 3 1753 in the 66th Year of Her Age"
 
Burial:
Cemetery at The Green
Middleboro
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Created by: Laurence Overmire
Record added: Aug 28, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29369456
Elizabeth <i>Churchill</i> Ellis
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- Patricia A. Maloney
 Added: Aug. 5, 2014
7th great grandmother
- Richard Hornsby
 Added: Jan. 2, 2014
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