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Pvt Jacob Ellis, Sr
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Birth: 1748
Baden-Baden, Germany
Death: Oct. 22, 1808
Berkeley County
West Virginia, USA

Jacob Ellis was the son of Johann Jacob Alles (b. abt 1722 Germany, d. 1785 Hanover, Dauphin County, Pennsylania) and Elizabeth (Mohr) Alles (b. abt 1726 Germany, d. Unknown Hanover, Dauphin County, Pennsylania). As an infant Jacob immigrated with his parents from Germany to Rotterdam, Netherlands and then sailed from Rotterdam to Philadelphia Pennsylvania on October 17, 1749 aboard the ship Dragon.Jacob's siblings were: Abraham Alles (b. 1750, d. 1837) and Christopher Alles (b.1763, d.1836).
Jacob Alles served in the American Revolutionary War with his brother Abraham Alles. Abrahan and Jacob enlisted in the Pennsylvania Militia in June of 1776. Jacob was a fifer and lost his fife on the bridge at the battle of the Brandywine. A Veteran of the American Revolutionary War. Pennsylvania Militia, Virginia Militia Served with his brother Abraham. SAR Patriot Index Edition III (CD: PP2210, Progeny Publ., 2002) plus data to 2004. He married Margaret Joel, the sister of Katherine Joel. Margaret was the sister of his brother, Abraham Ellis's second wife. Together they had one son, Abraham Ellis (b. 1795).
 
 
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 Parents:
  Johann Jacob Alles (1722 - 1785)
  Elizabeth Mohr Alles (1726 - 1785)
 
 Spouse:
  Margaret Joel Ellis (1760 - 1840)
 
 Children:
  George Washington Ellis (1786 - 1866)*
  Abraham Ellis (1796 - 1871)*
 
 Siblings:
  Jacob Ellis (1748 - 1808)
  Abraham Ellis (1750 - 1837)*
  Christopher Ellis (1763 - 1836)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Non-Cemetery Burial
Specifically: buried in Family cemetery of Abraham Ellis Sr.
 
Created by: Dave Jones
Record added: Jan 11, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 32823683
 

Thank you Grandfather (5th), for stayingin America and making a life here and fighting for America's freedom.
- linda m
 Added: Mar. 30, 2016
Great, Great, Great, Great, Grand Uncle (4GGU) - Rest In Peace
- S Sill
 Added: Oct. 31, 2014
distant grandfather
- TASM
 Added: Jul. 5, 2011
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