Martha A Ellis1

b. circa 1837
Last Edited=3 Jul 2005
2nd great-grandaunt of Laurie Dale Long
     Martha A Ellis was born circa 1837 at Kentucky.1 She was the daughter of James Ellis and Nancy Harmon.1,2

On 10 September 1850 Martha A Ellis was enumerated in the household of James Ellis on the 1850 U. S. census for Ashland Township, Schuyler County, Illinois as Martha A Ellis, 13 years old, birthplace of Kentucky. Also enumerated in the household were Margaret A (?), Harriet E Ellis, John R Ellis, Margaret I Ellis, Eliza A Ellis, James D Ellis and Samuel E Ellis.1


  1. James Ellis household, 1850 U.S. census, Schuyler County, Illinois, population schedule, Ashland Township, page 340 (stamped), dwelling , family 69; Images Online: 1850 U.S. Census / Illinois / Schuyler / Ashland / Image 11 of 12, transcribed 14 May 2005.
  2. Unkown, Biographical review of Cass, Schuyler and Brown Counties , Illinois : containing biographical sketches of pioneers and leading citizens. (Chicago: Biographical Review Pub. Co., 1892), pg 304; digital image, HeritageQuest Online ( : accessed 3 July 2005).