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Elial Sylvester Ellis

Birth
Friendsville, Medina County, Ohio, USA
Death 27 May 1954 (aged 88)
Muscatine, Muscatine County, Iowa, USA
Burial Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 101367502 · View Source
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He was the son of Levi DeMott Ellis and Hannah Rudd Bayley. And the grandson of Moses Ellis and Mary (Polly) Bennet Travis.
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He wed Mary Ida Lloyd
(b: 1870 OH - d: 01 Dec 1932 Pontiac, Oakland, MI

Elial was listed as a widower on that date in the 1940 Detroit, MI Census. He was living with his son Lee and his family. Elial & Mary had these four children:

Blanche Gertrude Ellis b 23 Dec 1888 OH
d 21 Nov 1905
Blanche died as a result of being thrown by, or falling off of a horse. She died about one month before her 17th birthday.

Lloyd Ellis b 28 Jul 1890
d 12 Jul 1891 (infantile paralysis)

Lee DeMott Ellis b 26 Aug 1892 Covington, KY
d 09 Nov 1945 Detroit, MI
--Lee married twice, and had two children from his first
marriage, was a widower, and remarried. He then had three children with his second wife. He died at the age of 53. Lee's parents were not in Kentucky for long. I assume that it may have related to employment or family matters. Also, I recently learned that different rivers or waterways come together in that general area of Kentucky. That would be a good location for certain types of businesses. So that may relate to the reason they were down there.

Please see his listing f-a-gr # 74294312
for info on his spouses & children.

Beatrice May Ellis b 24 May 1908 Alliance, OH
d 05 May 2009 Davenport, IA
Her f-a-gr # 122352603

She married Marcus Edward Miller (1904-1940)on 01 Feb 1928, in Davenport, IA. They had a son and a daughter together. Later she married Leonard H. Ewoldt (1914-2010), on 22 Jul 1970, in Wauwatosa, WI.


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  • Created by: Curious
  • Added: 27 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101367502
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elial Sylvester Ellis (2 Oct 1865–27 May 1954), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101367502, citing Pine Hill Cemetery, Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Curious (contributor 47353336) .