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Benjamin B. Ellis
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Birth: Sep. 10, 1813
Kentucky, USA
Death: Sep. 20, 1867
Houston County
Texas, USA

Anderson-Ellis Cemetery has its roots in the community of Ellis Prairie, which was the Republic of Texas land grant #482 to Benjamin B. Ellis in 1839. Benjamin B. Ellis was one of the seven original commissioners appointed by the Texas State Legislature in 1850 to form Trinity County out of Houston County and to establish the county seat Sumpter. He and his wife Arrita Ellis, shares the same headstone in this cemetery. This headstone is under the same tree, where according to Anderson Family tradition, where several slaves are buried. The community of Ellis Prairie became Friday, Texas when the post office was established in 1902/3 by James F. Friday and his son.
Family links: 
  Benjamin Ellis (1774 - 1843)
  Hannah McHenry Ellis (1774 - 1861)
  Arritta Carson Adams Ellis (1822 - 1886)
  Unknown Ellis*
  Mary Dulcena Ellis Morgan (1840 - 1867)*
  Janey Filena Ellis Anderson (1844 - 1934)*
  Montreville Ellis (1847 - 1876)*
  Memucan Van Renneler Ellis (1850 - 1882)*
  Frances Generva Ellis Brent (1852 - 1926)*
  S. Aberese V. Ellis (1855 - ____)*
  M. Octavia Ellis (1856 - 1865)*
  Rebecca Ellis Thompson Goolsby (1798 - 1866)*
  John Irving Ellis (1799 - 1866)*
  Christopher Ellis (1809 - 1887)*
  Benjamin B. Ellis (1813 - 1867)
  Charles McHenry Ellis (1817 - 1880)*
*Calculated relationship
b. Kentucky
Anderson-Ellis Cemetery
Trinity County
Texas, USA
Maintained by: Randy Beard
Originally Created by: Petty & Pickens
Record added: Feb 16, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 48235624

Rest in peace.
- Petty & Pickens
 Added: Jun. 17, 2010

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