|Birth: ||Mar. 5, 1872|
|Death: ||Aug. 12, 1900|
Jessica Ella Ellington was born 1872 in Clayton, Johnston County, NC, the 2nd of 5 known surviving children (3 boys/2 girls) born to CSA veteran Sheriff Jesse t. Ellington and (1st) wife Delia Ann Smith
She is the paternal grandchild of Rev. John F. Ellington & Christianna Avera; and gr-grandchild of Jesse Ellington Jr. and Elizabeth Brannon/Brannan, all from Clayton area. She is a direct descendant of John Ellington Jr. (1712-1783) who came to Johnston County from Prince George County, VA ca. 1720.
On July 26, 1899, 27 year old Jessie married 27-year old teacher, Robert Ransom Eason, son of William & Nancey Eason of Selma. The couple resided in Selma, Johnston County where they became parents to one known child: Delia E. Eason (Jan 1900).
The marriage lasted a little over one year, as Jessie died 8 months after the birth of her only child. She was only 28 years old.
It is not known what became of her husband and child, as no information found after 1900.
Jesse Thompson Ellington (1842 - 1910)
Delia Ann Smith Ellington (1847 - 1881)
Robert R Eason (1867 - 1902)*
Infant Son Ellington**
Kittie Ellington Beckwith (1870 - 1890)*
Jessica Delia Ellington Eason (1872 - 1900)
John Oglethorpe Ellington (1874 - 1948)*
Hunter D. Ellington (1876 - 1930)*
Ralph Wingate Ellington (1879 - ____)*
Mary Lucille Ellington Hocutt (1882 - 1974)*
Eric Lamar Ellington (1889 - 1913)**
Note: Wife of Robert R. Eason
Clayton City Cemetery
North Carolina, USA
Created by: pbfries
Record added: Jul 27, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28560244