Perry Ellerbe born about 1825 was 45 years old in 1870 Richmond County, NC. His wife Hannah was 33 years old in 1870 so she was born about 1837. In the 1880 Census of Richmond County, NC Perry Ellerbe was living alone. Apparantly his wife died in the 1870's but what happened to all his children?? Who did the children marry? One of the sons John Dosier Ellerbe born about 1862 in Richmond County was living in Anson County in 1880 & married Mattie Lockhart in Anson County in 1883. Did Perry Ellerbe have a brother named Titus Ellerbe who was a deacon of Sandy Grove Baptist Church in Richmond County? What happened to John Dosier Ellerbe as there is no death record for him in Anson County or Richmond County? There is a death record of Mattie Lockhart Ellerbe in Anson County.