Mostly Jefferson County, TN . . . many EDMONDS, many islands . . . mostly prior to 1900

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  • ID: I2249
  • Name: Benjamin ELLISON
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 26 FEB 1844 in Jefferson, Tennessee SEE HIS FULL FAMILY NOTES HERE
  • Death: 22 AUG 1914 in Jefferson, Tennessee see DC info here
  • Note:

    right below Christopher Carey who is right below Jonathan Ellision and Rachel Newman
    1850: Jefferson, Tennessee
    William Ellison 27 <1823>
    Sally Ellison 27 <1823>
    * -- Benjamin Ellison 6
    Catharine Ellison 3
    Marford Russell 0 (Margaret Russell) 3 months old

    1860: Jefferson, Tennessee
    Sarah Ellison 38
    * -- Benj Ellison 16
    C Ellison 13
    S M M Russell 10
    C Parrott 17

    served from Feb 5, 1864-Aug 2, 1865 (HE IS NOT THE BENJAMIN ELLISON FROM CLAIBORNE WHO DIED IN KY)
    Co K 3 TN Inf. then consolidated with Co H 4th Reg't TN Inf.

    1870: where is mother Sarah? Did she remarry?

    MARRIAGE:::::::::::: 16 JAN 1866 m: Jane Cary by Rev John Russell (that would be Rhoda Jane?) Where is Rhoda Jane in the 1850 and 1860 censuses?

    1870: Jefferson, Tennessee
    * -- Benjamin Ellison 26 all TN TN TN
    Rhoda J Ellison 24 <1846> TN
    Darcus Joy 22 (Ivy, not Joy)

    1880: Jefferson, Tennessee
    * -- Benjaman Ellison 36 TN TN TN
    Rody J. Ellison 36 <1844> TN KY TN ((this works for father to be Christopher Carey or someone else born in KY))
    Martha A. Ellison 9
    Hiram Ellison 7
    John Ellison 4
    James Ellison 2

    1900: Jefferson, Tennessee
    * -- Benjamin Ellison 53 Feb 1847 married 34 years all TN TN TN
    Rhoda J Ellison 55 Mar 1845 9/4 TN TN TN ((just because it doesn't say KY for father doesn't mean it isn't))
    Marthy A Ellison 29 July 1870 sgl no children listed but commonly assumed to be mother of Sarah on this census and perhaps Rachel on the 1910.
    Hiram Ellison 26 June 1873
    James Ellison 22 Jun 1878
    Sarah E Ellison 11 Nov 1888 granddaughter (Martha's?)

    MARRIAGE:::::::::::: Benj Ellison + Lizzie Miller Woods 13 Jul 1905 Jefferson

    1910: SEVIER on Newport Road
    ___ Benjamine Ellison 66 SECOND MARRIAGE married 4 years TN TN TN
    Lizzie M Ellison 35 SECOND MARRIAGE (actually it's her third) 4/4 TN TN TN (( FIND THREE WOODS KIDS BORN BEFORE 1905. WHERE ARE THEY NOW?))
    Garfield A Ellison 3 Son d-1972? (m Garfield Ellison + Bertha Gann 7 Jan 1934 Jefferson )
    between a bunch of Striplin and Fox families. Next door to Theodric STRIPLIN m 31 years to Julia A.

    Lizzie died in 1913.

    1910: Jefferson
    Hiram Ellison 37 HEAD sgl all TN TN TN
    Martha E Ellison 39 SISTER sgl
    James Ellison 32 BROTHER sgl
    Sarah E Ellison 21 listed as NIECE sgl
    Rachel A Ellison 2 listed as NIECE sgl (Rachel's death certificate says mother was "Lizzie" Ellison with no father. Is that "Sarah Elizabeth????" Informant was Hiram)

    1914: Death of Benjamin
    Last Name First Name County DOD Vol. Record #
    Ellison Benjamin Jefferson 8/28 29 211
    record title: Tennessee, Death Records, 1914-1955
    name: Benjamon Ellison
    event: Death
    event date: 22 Aug 1914
    event place: Jefferson Co., Tennessee
    gender: Male
    marital status: Widowed
    race or color: White
    age: 70
    birth date: 26 Feb 1844
    birthplace: Jefferson Co., Tennessee
    father: William Ellison
    father's birthplace: Haywood Co., North Carolina
    mother: Sallie Barrott
    mother's birthplace: Jefferson Co., Tennessee
    That's Parrott of course.
    occupation: Farmer
    cemetery: Fox Cemetery
    burial place: Tennessee
    burial date: 24 Aug 1914
    digital folder number: 4183020
    volume/page/certificate number: v 29 cn 211

    1920: Jefferson
    Martha Elison 49 HEAD (Marthy from the 1900) sgl
    Harm Elison 46 BROTHER sgl
    Jim Elison 43 BROTHER sgl
    Garfield Elison 13 SON sgl son of Martha? Probably not. 1910 Says son of Benjamin and Lizzie. 1930 says step-brother to Hiram and James.
    Rachel Elison 12 DAU sgl

    1930: Jefferson
    Hiram Ellison 56 head
    James Ellison 54 brother
    Garfield Ellison 24 step-brother (NOT HALF-BROTHER???? If he was Benjamin's he would be half-brother. He's not Martha's or that would have made him Hiram and James' nephew)

    Martha? Sarah?

    John Walker Ellison's DC in 1940 lists Ben Ellison and Jane Carey. (informant Garfield Ellison)
    James DC in 1947 says Ben Ellison and Jane Ellison (informant Garfield Ellison)
    Hiram's DC in 1952 lists Ben Ellison and Jane Carry (informant Garfield Ellison)

    Rachel's DC in 1925 says mother was "Lizzie" Ellison (informant Hiram Ellison)

    Father: William ELLISON b: ABT 1823 in Haywood, North Carolina
    Mother: Sarah "Sally" PARROTT b: in Jefferson, Tennessee

    Marriage 1 Rhoda Jane CAREY b: ABT 1846 in TN (father reported to be Christopher C. Carey but no data). NEED HELP WITH HER PARENTS.
    • Married: 16 JAN 1866 in Jefferson, Tennessee
    1. Has No Children Martha (sgl) ELLISON b: ABT 1870
    2. Has No Children Hiram ELLISON b: 11 JUN 1873 in Jefferson, Tennessee
    3. Has Children John ELLISON b: ABT 1876
    4. Has No Children James ELLISON b: ABT 1878

    Marriage 2 Elizabeth Magnolia (widowWoods) MILLER b: ABT 1875 in TN
    • Married: 13 JUL 1905 in Jefferson, Tennessee
    1. Has No Children Garfield ELLISON
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