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Sgt John Thomas Ellis
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Birth: Oct. 21, 1839
Greene County
Illinois, USA
Death: Mar. 14, 1929
Lancaster
Dallas County
Texas, USA

3rd Sgt., Co F, 6th Texas Cavalry, Ross' Brigade.
Father was Thomas McKee Ellis, mother was Mary Witt. Came to Texas in 1846 with his parents who settled in the Lancaster area. Enlisted 25 March 1862 Clarksville, AR, wounded at Lovejoy Station, GA 16 Nov 1864. POW Citronelle, AL when Gen. Richard Taylor surrendered the Dept. of AL, MS, and Eastern LA to Federal Gen. Canby on 04May1865.
Married 05 Oct 1870 in Dallas county, TX to Fannie C. Stewart born 06 Dec 1849 died 21 July 1884. Second marriage to Sarah A. Sinclair born 7 Jan 1838 died 19 Mar 1915. Single family marker on grave. Survived by 3 sons and 1 daughter.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas McKee Ellis (1799 - 1890)
  Mary Witt Ellis (1803 - 1889)
 
 Spouses:
  Sarah A. Sinclair Ellis (1838 - 1915)*
  Frances C. Stewart Ellis (1849 - 1884)*
 
 Children:
  Earl Eugene Ellis (1873 - 1950)*
  Benjamin Franklin Ellis (1875 - 1958)*
  John Thomas Ellis (1879 - 1920)*
  Edna Ellis Tuley (1883 - 1932)*
 
 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# 20052651
Sgt John Thomas Ellis
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