Noticed your message and several other messages in 2000 about the Ellis name in Alabama, The following is one of my great-grandmothers. Have not been able to pin down any census data for sure in Alabama.
Do you see any connection with Sarah Jane and any of your Ellis people?
(Fredâ€™s Ancestor) Generation 4
NAMEâ€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦..SARAH JANE ELLIS (MILES OR JOHNSON)
BORNâ€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦..MARCH 10, 1857
PLACE OF DEATHâ€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦MAY BE OKLAHOMA
FATHERâ€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦..UNKNOWN, b. ALABAMA
MOTHER (MAIDEN NAME).UNKNOWN, b. ALABAMA or GEORGIA
HUSBAND # 1â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦NEWTON W. GUTHRIE (Guthery or Guttery)
MARRIAGE DATEâ€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦.ABOUT 1871
PLACE OF MARRIAGEâ€¦â€¦WALKER COUNTY, ALABAMA
CHILDRENâ€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦* NANCY ANN GUTHRIE b. APRIL 19, 1872,
â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦...IDA M. GUTHRIE, b. 1874, ALABAMA
â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦...COLUMBUS DEWITT GUTHRIE, b. 1876,
â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦..MARTHA L. GUTHRIE, b, 1879, ALABAMA
HUSBAND # 2â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦A.L. OR ALEXANDER MORROW
MARRIAGE DATEâ€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦.MARCH 4, 1884
PLACE OF MARRIAGEâ€¦â€¦.GUADALUPE COUNTY, TEXAS
CHILDRENâ€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦..WALTER JUDD MORROW, b. 1886, TEXAS
â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦..MYRTLE MORROW, b. 1892, TEXAS
â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦..ZELMA MORROW, b. 1895, TEXAS
â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦..ALMA MORROW, b. 1897, TEXAS
Updated November 25, 2005
In the 1860 Alabama census, Lawrence County, Southern Division, Image 39, there is a Sarah Ellis, 5 years old, living in the household of Richard and Elenor Ellis. He is a farmer with a real estate value of $350 and a personal property value of $265. There is also a daughter, Emmie Ellis, 3 years old living with them.
Her age is given as 25 in the 1880 Alabama census for Walker County, Other townships, ED 279, Image 20. Her occupation is keeping house. Her father is shown as being born in Alabama. Her mother appears to be shown as born in Georgia.
Enumerated in the 1910 Oklahoma census, Harmon County, Other Townships, ED 126, Image 126. She is 53 years old. She is a widow. Her occupation is Farmer. She has three daughters living with her. Her birthplace is Alabama, Both her parents are shown as born in Alabama. Her son Walter is also living in Harmon County, Oklahoma.
Note about her first husband:
May 3, 1883: From "Prairie Lea Pickings" correspondent, "Mr. Gutrey, recently from Alabama, died of congestion of bowels at the Graham place above town yesterday and was buried across the river in Guadalupe County. He leaves a wife and five children."