KK's Family History

Researching the Kult & Lawhorn and Case & Collier Families

Harriet T. ELLIS

Female 1813 -

  • Name Harriet T. ELLIS  [1
    Born 1813  [1
    Gender Female 
    1830 US Census 1 Jun 1830  , , Stewart County, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Age: > 15y 
    • Males: <5 (2) =
      10-15 (1) = Edward
      15-20 (1) = [probably William Rochel, bound at age 7 to William Ellis in 1827, as apprentice and servant]
      40-50 - 1 = William Jr.
      Females: 5-10 (1) =
      10-15 (1) = Sarah
      15-20 (2) = Harriet and Martha
      (Mahala and Jane were out of this household by 1830)
      40-50 (1) = Sarah
    1830 U.S. census, Tennessee, Stewart County [ELLIS, William Jr.]
    1830 U.S. census, Tennessee, Stewart County [ELLIS, William Jr.]
    Married/Alternate Name Harriet T. Mathis 
    • "Stewart Co. Deed Book 25, p. 137 shows deed of 26 Nov 1861 by which John W. Mathis and wife Harriet T. "formerly Harriet T. Ellis" conveyed to Edward J. Ellis the one-ninth undivided interest in a tract of land which had descended to Harriett T. as one of the heirs of William Ellis, dec'd; also on other one-ninth interest in said tract which George F. Ellis had conveyed to Harriet T. Mathis by deed of 4 Feb 1860 (book 21, pp. 420-421)." [1]
    Person ID I5452  Kult-Lawhorn-Case-Collier Family Tree | Collier Branch
    Last Modified 10 Jun 2019 

    Father William ELLIS, Jr.,   b. Abt 1788, , , Warren County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1859, , , Stewart County, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Mother Sarah TOWNS 
    Married 5 Aug 1806  , , Warren County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Marriage Bond of William Ellis & Sarah Towns
    Marriage Bond of William Ellis & Sarah Towns
    • source: http://www.familytreelegends.com/trees/edsallcar/1/data/105

      While Wiliam Ellis Jr. was in Stewart County as early a 1816, first record of purchase of land by him in that county is in Deed Book 9, pg 343, March 19, 1823. From Martin Bingham to William Ellis, 250 acres on Elk Creek. He may have acquired other land earlier, but, if so, deed was not recorded or record was lost. 1836 Tax List, Stewart county Dist. 6 shows:"William Ellis, no lands;" 1838 list shows William Ellis, Dist. 6, taxed on 250 acres. Others on 1836 list in Dist. 6 no land: William E Ellis, Duncan H. Ellis and Jesse Collier.

      For many years William Ellis Jr., was an active Justice of the Peace, performing many marriage ceremonies; also an active juror, a tax collector and in 1850, census taker for Stewart County.

      After removal to Tennessee, William and Sarah lived for a few years in Robertson County. Court minutes of that county for May 1810 name Isaac Winters as overseer of road from Milton Creek up to Caleb's Creek, with William Ellis, Sr., William Ellis, Jr., Sims Ellis and others as hands; a similar order in Minutes for Aug., 1810 names Reuben Bowers as overseer of the Iron Works road from th said Bowers to the Ford of Sulphur Creek, and directs him, with the tithes of William Ellis, Sr., William Ellis, Jr and others to keep the road in repair. Dixie L McCrary, "The Ellis Line from Surry," (1978, pg 198-207)

      Research by a descendant Mr. Paul H Arnot of Palo Alto, California, establishes that William and Sarah were in Stewart County., Tennessee by December 1816. Entry in Stewart County Minutes, 1815-19, p. 178 shows: May 7, 1817 The last will of Lemuel Smith, dec'd, was proved in open court by oath of William Ellis one of the subscribing witnesses thereto who also made statement that he saw James Milam, Sally Ellis Subscribe their names, ect.
    Family ID F1582  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John W. MATHIS 
    Married 1837 
    Last Modified 31 Oct 2008 
    Family ID F1943  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • CiteRef for this page  Kathy Kult, KKs Family History (http://kks-fam.net/getperson.php?personID=I5452&tree=1: accessed 6 June 2020), "Harriet T. ELLIS."

  • Sources

    (Reliability ratings:
      0=Unreliable   1=Questionable   2=Secondary   3=Primary) 
    1. [S819] Dixie L. McCrary, The Ellis Line From Surry -- Sussex in Virginia, (n.p. : n.p., 1978), p. 204. (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S689] 1830 U.S. census, Stewart County, Tennessee, p. 236 (penned), line 18, William Ellis household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 21 October 2007); citing National Archives microfilm publication M19, roll 181; FHL microfilm 24547. (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S1180] "North Carolina, Marriage Records, 1741-2011," database, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 16 June 2016 : citing North Carolina County Registers of Deeds, microfilm, Record Group 048, North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, NC.. (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S902] Broughton, Carrie L., compiler, Marriage and death notices in Raleigh register and North Carolina State gazette, 1799-1825 (v1) and 1846-1867 (v2), (Baltimore : Genealogical Pub. Co., 1975), p. 22. (Reliability: 1).