Henry, son of Samuel Ellis, was born in Florida, Montgomery county, New York, December 10, 1798. He was a farmer in Florida and afterward at Victor in Ontario county. He married, December 29, 1823, Isabel, daughter of Amos Bennett, of Duanesburg. Schenectady county. They came to Victor, April 5, 1824, and in 1831 he succeeded to the homestead which his father bought in 1816 of Roswell Murray. He was interested in public affairs. He died September 1, 1884. His wife Isabel died January 24, 1875. Children: 1. Nancy M., born November 14. 1824, married Thomas C. Turner. 2. Eliza J., born June 29, 1826, died October 2, 1827. 3. Sally Antoinett, born November 23, 1827, died October 1, 1829. 4. Jane Eliza, born January 4, 1831, married James B. North, died September 14, 1909. 5. Bolivar, mentioned elsewhere. 6. Daniel, born September 30, 1837, farmer at Victor, member of Milnor Lodge, No. 139. Free and Accepted Masons, of Victor; married, February 10, 1886, Alice Turner, born in Salem, Wisconsin, died March 8. 1892. He died July 5, 1889.
Biographical Sketch of Henry Ellis
MLA Source Citation:Milliken, Charles F. The History of Ontario County, New York, and Its People Lewis Historical Publishing Co., New York. 1911. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 24 November 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/new-york/biographical-sketch-of-henry-ellis.htm - Last updated on May 18th, 2011
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