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James Henry Ellis
Birth: Mar. 20, 1842
Greene County
Illinois, USA
Death: Nov. 25, 1929
Lancaster
Dallas County
Texas, USA

Pvt. Co F, 6th Texas Cavalry, Ross' Brigade. Born 20 March 1842 Greene County, Illinois died 25 November 1929 on his family farm on a Monday morning in Lancaster, TX. Father was Thomas McKee Ellis, Mother was Mary Witt. Came to Texas in 1846 with his parents, settling in the Lancaster area. Enlisted 9 Sept 1861 Dallas county TX. Wounded in leg at Chustenahlah, I.T. 26 Dec 1861. Wounded in shoulder at Corinth, MS 3 Oct 1862. POW May 1865 Citronelle, AL when Gen. Richard Taylor surrendered the Dept. of AL, MS, and Eastern LA to Federal Gen. Canby on 04May1865. CSA pension application #45460. Married 25 July 1867 in Dallas county, TX to Mary E. Rawlins. Double family marker with wife on grave. Survived by 5 sons & 1 daughter 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas McKee Ellis (1799 - 1890)
  Mary Witt Ellis (1803 - 1889)
 
 Children:
  R. L. Ellis (1876 - 1917)*
  William Rawlins Ellis (1879 - 1940)*
  King Thomas Ellis (1881 - 1953)*
  Ethel L. Ellis Scott (1883 - 1972)*
  Harrison Alexander Ellis (1887 - 1964)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth Jane Ellis Hoffman (1821 - 1844)*
  Ellen Malinda Ellis Perry (1824 - 1891)*
  Mary Ann Ellis Greene (1826 - 1916)*
  Caroline Arilla Ellis Stevens (1829 - 1903)*
  Margaret Juliette Ellis Lemmon (1829 - 1852)*
  William F. Ellis (1836 - 1901)*
  John Thomas Ellis (1839 - 1929)*
  James Henry Ellis (1842 - 1929)
  Louisa Frances Ellis White (1844 - 1936)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Edgewood Cemetery
Lancaster
Dallas County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Texas CSA
Record added: Jun 23, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20052363
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