Trying to find information about the ancestors and family of Jeremiah Ellis and Dicey Murphee Ellis my gg grandparents.Descendants of Jeremiah Ellis
Generation No. 1
1. JEREMIAH1 ELLIS was born Abt. 1777 in North Carolina, and died Abt. 1809 in Pendleton Dist.,
Anderson Co., South Carolina. He married DICEY MURPHEE.
Child of JEREMIAH ELLIS and DICEY MURPHEE is:
2. i. EZEKIAL2 ELLIS, b. February 23, 1797, North Carolina; d. April 03, 1869, Athens, McMinn Co.,
Generation No. 2
2. EZEKIAL2 ELLIS (JEREMIAH1) was born February 23, 1797 in North Carolina, and died April 03, 1869
in Athens, McMinn Co., Tennesee. He married MARAGRET ANN "PEGGY" MCKAY February 02, 1821 in
Blout Co., Alabama, daughter of JOHN MACKAY and BARBARA FANN.
Children of EZEKIAL ELLIS and MARAGRET MCKAY are:
3. i. FRANCIS MARION3 ELLIS, b. Abt. October 26, 1840, McMinn Co., Tennesee; d. March 26, 1926,
Barry Co. Missouri.
ii. ALFORD ALFRED B ELLIS.
iii. JOHN MACKAY ELLIS.
iv. DICEY ELLIS.
v. BENJAMIN ABBOT ELLIS.
vi. JEREMIAH BYNUM ELLIS.
vii. NANCY JANE ELLIS.
viii. ELIZABETH ANN ELLIS.
ix. AMANDA B ELLIS.
x. MARGARET ANGELINE ELLIS.
xi. RANSOM ASBURY ELLIS.
xii. ALVIN DOWELL ELLIS.
xiii. MELISSA ELLIS.
xiv. MELVIN LOWERY ELLIS.
Generation No. 3
3. FRANCIS MARION3 ELLIS (EZEKIAL2, JEREMIAH1) was born Abt. October 26, 1840 in McMinn Co.,
Tennesee, and died March 26, 1926 in Barry Co. Missouri. He married (1) CATHERINE VANHORNE. He
married (2) ESTER CATHERINE TUNNELL 1862 in Barry Co. Missouri, daughter of JESSE TUNNELL and
Notes for FRANCIS MARION ELLIS:
1 REFN: 1462
Burial: Clay Hill Cemetery, Barry Co., Missouri.
Military Service: CW: Union Army: TN 56 Regt US Cld Inf: Pvt.
Children of FRANCIS ELLIS and ESTER TUNNELL are:
4. i. DICEY JANE4 ELLIS, b. 1880.
ii. JOHN M ELLIS.
iii. JAMES ALFRED ELLIS, b. May 15, 1863; d. 1954, Central Point, Oregon; m. FRANCIS ELLEN
iv. MELVIN L ELLIS.
v. PEGGY R ELLIS.
vi. MARY E ELLIS.
vii. ALBERT E ELLIS.
viii. JULY J ELLIS, b. 1877.
Generation No. 4
4. DICEY JANE4 ELLIS (FRANCIS MARION3, EZEKIAL2, JEREMIAH1) was born 1880. She married JAMES
OLIVER NELSON 1897 in Jenkins, Missouri, son of JAMES NELSON and MARTHA FIELDS.
Children of DICEY ELLIS and JAMES NELSON are:
5. i. OTIS FRANCIS5 NELSON, b. September 17, 1901, Barry County, Missouri; d. January 18, 1990, Flint,
ii. OPAL NELSON, d. Deceased; m. CARSON SHOCKLEY.
6. iii. ANNIE K NELSON, b. 1903, Barry Co. Missouri; d. 1946, Flint, Michigan.
7. iv. MILDRED NELSON.
8. v. MARTHA NELSON, d. Deceased.
9. vi. OLA (DOBIE) NELSON, d. Deceased.
vii. EDWARD THOMAS NELSON, b. 1899; d. 1909-1910.
Generation No. 5
5. OTIS FRANCIS5 NELSON (DICEY JANE4 ELLIS, FRANCIS MARION3, EZEKIAL2, JEREMIAH1) was born
September 17, 1901 in Barry County, Missouri, and died January 18, 1990 in Flint, Michigan. He
married FLOSSIE ODEAN HALEY March 10, 1940, daughter of ELBERT HALEY and BESSIE CARPENTER.
Children of OTIS NELSON and FLOSSIE HALEY are:
10. i. PHYLLIS JOYCE6 NELSON, b. November 20, 1942, Pineridge School District, Verona Missouri.
11. ii. BARBARA SUE NELSON, b. April 29, 1941, Barry County, Missouri.
iii. OTIS KEATH NELSON, b. September 20, 1949, St. Joeseph Hospital-Flint, Michigan.
6. ANNIE K5 NELSON (DICEY JANE4 ELLIS, FRANCIS MARION3, EZEKIAL2, JEREMIAH1) was born 1903 in
Barry Co. Missouri, and died 1946 in Flint, Michigan. She married WALTER ETHRIDGE.
Children of ANNIE NELSON and WALTER ETHRIDGE are:
i. DALE6 ETHRIDGE, m. VAL.
12. ii. VELMA ETHRIDGE.
7. MILDRED5 NELSON (DICEY JANE4 ELLIS, FRANCIS MARION3, EZEKIAL2, JEREMIAH1). She married (1)
DEKE ? RICHARDSON. She married (2) JAMES MADDOX.
Child of MILDRED NELSON and DEKE RICHARDSON is:
i. ROBERT6 RICHARDSON.
8. MARTHA5 NELSON (DICEY JANE4 ELLIS, FRANCIS MARION3, EZEKIAL2, JEREMIAH1) died Deceased. She
married LOUIS RICHARDSON.
Child of MARTHA NELSON and LOUIS RICHARDSON is:
9. OLA (DOBIE)5 NELSON (DICEY JANE4 ELLIS, FRANCIS MARION3, EZEKIAL2, JEREMIAH1) died Deceased.
She married UNKNOWN WILLIAMS.
Child of OLA NELSON and UNKNOWN WILLIAMS is:
i. LAWRENCE6 WILLIAMS.