Person:Ellen Willis (7)

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Ellen Willis
b.21 FEB 1801 PA
d.18 MAR 1888 , Pike, IL
m. ABT 1787
  1. James Warden WILLIS1788 - 1872
  2. John WILLIS1791 -
  3. George WILLIS1796 -
  4. Mary WILLIS1800 - 1867
  5. Ellen Willis1801 - 1888
  6. Betsey WILLIS1804 - Aft 1880
  7. Warden WILLIS1805 - Aft 1880
  8. Sampson WILLIS1808 - Aft 1880
m. 22 MAY 1823
  1. Sarah Shewe1824 - 1900
  2. Nancy Shewe1827 - 1912
  3. Elizabeth Catharine Shewe1829 - 1901
  4. Charles SheweAbt 1832 -
  5. Solomon Shewe, Jr.1833 - 1907
  6. Amanda Ellen SHEWE1835 - 1914
  7. Alonzo Shewe1841 - 1926
  8. Harvey SHEWE1844 - 1921
Facts and Events
Name Ellen Willis
Alt Name Eleanor
Gender Female
Birth[1][2][8] 21 FEB 1801 PA
Marriage 22 MAY 1823 Marietta, Washington, OHto Solomon Shewe, [3]
Census? 1830 Washington Co, OH
Census[4] 1850 New Canton, Pike Co, IL
Census[5] 1880 New Canton, Pike Co, IL
Death[3] 18 MAR 1888 , Pike, IL
Burial[3] Brown Cemetery, near New Canton, Pike, IL

1. Soure 36 says she was born in Virginia of Irish descent. More likely born in Pennsylvania.

3. Birth date calculated from date and age at death "87y, 25d" 4. Her family called her "Nellie". (Marynel Corton) 5. In the 1860 Census for Pleasant Vale Twp., Pike Co., IL, Eleanor's place of birth is given as Pennsylvania. (Page 825, Line 8) 6. Source 180 gives her name as "Nettie". 7. There is a Charles Willis, b 1842, OH, living with his family close to Sol Shewe, Sr. on 1880 Census. He has a son named Alonzo. (Possible relative of Ellen?) 8. On 1860 Census for Pleasant Vale, Eleanor Willis, age 11, resides with Solomon and Ellen. On 1850 Census, she is listed as age 2. 9. About 1810, after the death of their parents in Pennsylvania, Ellen and all her siblings came by wagon to Marietta, Ohio.

References
  1. Source (260). (SIN 36. History of Pike County, Illinois, 1880, Chas. C. Chapman & Co., Chicago, 977.345 / D3p, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT, Film #0873830, Item #1. Excerpt transcribed by HSB. (Includes notes on S.P. Shewe, Martin Shewe, Leona Dunbar, Caroline Atkinson, Sarah Baughman)).
  2. Source (64).
  3. 3.0 3.1 Source (72).
  4. Source (80).
  5. Source (75).

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  8. Calculated from grave marker