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William Joseph Ellis
Original name: William Joseph Ellis
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Birth: Oct. 28, 1834
Montreal Region
Quebec, Canada
Death: Apr. 5, 1903
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA

William's name sometimes appears reversed, "Joseph William." He usually went by the name "Joseph Ellis."

He was the son of Thomas Ellis (b. abt. 1808) and Jane Grogain (b. abt. 1812).

William's first wife was Caroline "Carrie" Nance. They had four children, Evelyn Virginia Ellis Glazebrook, Adeline "Addie" Ellis Oldfather (1870-1939), Frank Pierce Ellis (1876-1948), and Dexter Brooks Ellis (1882-1960). William is buried at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Salt Lake City; Carrie was removed from the Salt Lake City Cemetery to Mount Olivet Cemetery.

After the death of Carrie, William married Hellen Hedges (1867-1922), who is buried in the Salt Lake City Cemetery. They had one child, Edith J. Ellls Hull (1891-1966), presumably buried in the Los Angeles area.

According to his daughter, Edith, William was a member of the Knights of Pythias.

Two articles from The Salt Lake Herald, April 4, 1903, both page 8:

The funeral services over the remains of the late J. W. Ellis, aged 65 years, will
be held today (Tuesday at 3 p. m. from the funeral chapel of undertaker Joseph W. Taylor, 21 South West Temple street. Friends invited to attend.

Members of the Myrtle lodge no. 1 will please meet at Jos. Wm. Taylor’s chapel Tuesday afternoon at 3 o’clock for the purpose of attending the funeral of Brother Joseph Ellis. Members of sister lodges are requested to be present. 
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  Caroline Nance Ellis (1848 - 1884)*
  Hellen Hedges Ellis (1867 - 1922)*
  Evelyn Virginia Ellis Glazebrook (1868 - 1955)*
  Franklin Pierce Ellis (1876 - 1948)*
  Dexter Brooks Ellis (1882 - 1960)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Special thanks to Judie Huff for traveling to Mount Olivet Cemetery for the plot photo.
Mount Olivet Cemetery
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
Plot: B_45_6
Maintained by: Bob
Originally Created by: Utah State Historical So...
Record added: Feb 02, 2000
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William Joseph Ellis
Added by: Judie Latshaw Huff
William Joseph Ellis
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