|Birth: ||May 10, 1842|
|Death: ||Aug. 5, 1923|
From Rodgers & Wade Furniture Co. Funeral Records in possession of Fry & Gibbs Funeral Home; Book #10; p.383; Service #133; charge to Estate; secured by same; funeral date 7 Aug; residence 9 milees southeast Ozark; place of death at the same; services at same; time 10am; Clergyman S.S. Crain and R.A. Walker; Physician J.E. Armstrong; date of death 5 Aug 1923 at 715 pm; married; aged 81 years, 2 months, 26 days; casket size 6/3; manufactured by Cincinnati; interment at Evergreen; coffin price $160.00; vault $165.00; embalming $35.00; hearse $15.00; 2 automobiles to cemetery $14.00; 7 passanger coach $8.00; open grave $8.50; total $405.50. Married Fannie A. ??
There was a James Barclay Ellis whose wife Kate Ellis received a pension from the State of Texas for service in the Confederate Army #42452. Not sure if this is the same one.
Index to TX Death Records 1903-1940 (microfilm): 'Ellis, James B., 8-5-23, #24699.'
THE PARIS MORNING NEWS, Tuesday, August 7, 1923: 'DIED AT HOME NEAR JENNINGS - Funeral Services to Be Held at Residence With Burial at Evergreen Cemetery - J. B. Ellis, a well known farmer of Lamar county, died at 7:15 o'clock Sunday evening at his home eight miles southeast of Paris in the Ozark community. He had been in failing health for three or four years and rarely came to town. The funeral service will be held this morning at 10 o'clock at his late residence and will be conducted by Rev. S. S. Crain of West Paris, assisted by Rev. R. A. Walker of Biardstown. Interment will be at Evergreen cemetery. Mr. Ellis was born in Cave Springs, Ga., and was 81 years old last May. He had been a resident of Lamar county a long time and was a successful farmer and one of the foremost citizens of his community, having been held in high esteem by his acquaintances. He was married twice, his second wife having been a sister of Jesse Hannah of Paris and of Hardy Hannah of Denton, whom he married some time after the death of his first wife. He is survived by her and the following children, all born of the first marriage: Chas. F. Ellis of the Ozark community and Mr. and Mrs. Albert Skidmore and Mrs. Armstrong of Biardstown. Besides his family, he is survived by a brother, C. C. Ellis, formerly of Paris, who is now living with his son in Houston. He served in the Confederate army and was a member of Albert Sidney Johnston camp which will attend the funeral in a body.
Please be at Manton-Fry undertaking parlors at 9 o'clock Tuesday morning to attend the funeral of Colonel(?) J. B. Ellis. There will be conveyances for all. The funeral will be at Ellis' home in the country and interment at Evergreen cemetery. T. J. Vansell, Commander
Son of B V & J Mosely Ellis
Created by: Mary Hall Ferguson
Record added: Oct 27, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60712834
James Barclay Ellis, son of Matthew Varner Ellis and Frances Minerva Ann Montgomery ( both Buried in Mount Zion Cemetery, Cherokee, AL)|
Added: Oct. 13, 2012
Added: Jul. 8, 2012