The Prince Edward Island Descendants of Robert Ellis of Summerside


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Generation One

1. ROBERT1 ELLIS; [Author's Note: This Robert Ellis is not the son of William Ellis, the shipbuilder of PEI, who had a son named Robert. The two Roberts may have been second cousins. Primary source verification is pending.]; born circa 1797 Bideford, Devon, [or London], England; [Author's Note: His tombstone states "a native of London, England". Recent research indicates that he may have been born in London. Primary source verification is pending]; married Hannah Darby, daughter of Benjamin Darby and Sarah Bremble, 6 Jul 1823 Bedeque, Prince, PE, by Thomas Chanter, J.P; died 28 Aug 1872 Summerside, PE, aged 75, of cancer; buried 1 Sep 1872 St. John's Anglican Church Cemetery, St. Eleanors, Prince, PE.

Known children of Robert1 Ellis and Hannah Darby were as follows:

2. i.CAPT. JOHN2 ELLIS, born 15 Apr 1824 [probably Bedeque], PE; married Margaret Potter.

ii.FORBES ALEXANDER ELLIS; born 4 Dec 1826 Miramichi, NB; died 8 May 1839 Bideford, Devon, England, aged 12 years and 5 months; buried 11 May 1839 service by Thomas Gibbons, Curate Bideford Anglican Church Cemetery, Bideford, Devon, England.

iii.GEORGE ALFRED ELLIS; born 12 Jan 1830 Bideford, Devonshire, England; died 29 Aug 1833 aged 3 years and eight months; buried 31 Aug 1833 service by William Walter, Rector Bideford Anglican Church Cemetery, Bideford, Devon, England.

3. iv.ELIZABETH CAROLINE ELLIS, born 10 Jun 1832 Bideford, Devon, England; married Henry Compton Green.

4. v.WILLIAM HENRY RAWLE ELLIS, born 3 Jul 1836 Bideford, Devon, England; married Hannah Iron Preedy; married Susannah Fernley Fisher.

Generation Two

2. CAPT. JOHN2 ELLIS (Robert1); born 15 Apr 1824 [probably Bedeque], PE; married Margaret Potter, daughter of John Potter and Margaret Kemp Mills, 4 Oct 1848 St. Mark's Anglican Church, Liverpool, Lancaster Co., England; by licence, by Robert C. Greer in the presence of T.B. Robertson and Mary Eachnaey; died 18 Dec 1873 Summerside, Prince, PE, "suddenly ... aged 49 years;" buried St. John's Anglican Church Cemetery, St. Eleanors, Prince, PE.

Known children of Capt. John2 Ellis and Margaret Potter were as follows:

5. i.MARGARET MCGOWAN3 ELLIS, born 19 Nov 1849 Greenock, Scotland; married Robert Louis Romcke.

ii.HANNAH ELLIS; born 22 Jul 1851 Liverpool, England; married Netus D. Stanlake, son of George Stanlake and Esther Small, 9 Feb 1893 St. John's Anglican Church, St. Eleanors, Prince, PE; [both] of Summerside, by licence with consent of parents, by C.F. Lowe, Rector; died 6 Mar 1945 Summerside, Prince, PE, aged 96 years; buried St. John's Anglican Church Cemetery, St. Eleanors, Prince, PE.

6. iii.KENNETH FORBES ELLIS, born 8 Aug 1853 Summerside, Prince, PE; married Lucy Stewart.

iv.JOHN HENRY ELLIS; born 8 Jul 1855 PE; died 19 Sep 1896 Summerside, Prince, PE, aged 40; buried St. John's Anglican Church Cemetery, St. Eleanors, Prince, PE.

v.FRANCIS POTTER ELLIS; born 28 Nov 1857 Douglastown, Miramichi, NB; died 3 Aug 1905 aged 45; buried 4 Aug 1905 St. John's Anglican Church Cemetery, St. Eleanors, Prince, PE.

vi.EVERARD HUTCHISON ELLIS; born 4 Mar 1860 Summerside, Prince, PE; died 25 Apr 1865 Liverpool, England.

3. ELIZABETH CAROLINE2 ELLIS (Robert1); born 10 Jun 1832 Bideford, Devon, England; married Henry Compton Green, son of Samuel Green and Elizabeth Cock, 5 Mar 1850 St. John's Anglican Church, St. Eleanors, Prince, PE; both of Lot 17, by licence, in presence of Robert Ellis and John Haszard; died 28 Apr 1915 Summerside, PE, aged 83; buried 30 Apr 1915 St. John's Anglican Church, St. Eleanors, Prince, PE.

Known children of Elizabeth Caroline2 Ellis and Henry Compton Green were as follows:

i.FRANCES ANN3 GREEN; born 24 Mar 1851.

ii.HERBERT R. GREEN; born 27 Jun 1853.

iii.CATHERINE PENELOPE GREEN; born 5 May 1855; died 1944.

iv.HENRIETTA HELEN GREEN; born 7 Jul 1857; married William B. Mills; died 1950.

v.SARAH CAROLINE GREEN; born 15 Aug 1859; died 1 May 1937; buried St. John's Anglican Church Cemetery, St. Eleanors, Prince, PE.

vi.GERTRUDE ELIZABETH GREEN; born 27 Sep 1861; married Major H. Jones; died 29 May 1939 St. Eleanors, Prince, PE.

vii.MARGARET MARIA GREEN; born 12 Nov 1863; died 9 Nov 1918; buried St. John's Anglican Church Cemetery, St. Eleanors, Prince, PE.

viii.FREDERICK WILLIAM GREEN; born 12 Apr 1866.

ix.ELEANOR ELLIS GREEN; born 14 Dec 1869; died 1945; buried St. John's Anglican Church, St. Eleanors, Prince, PE.

4. WILLIAM HENRY RAWLE2 ELLIS (Robert1); born 3 Jul 1836 Bideford, Devon, England; married Hannah Iron Preedy, daughter of Thomas Preedy and Frances Moore, 9 Aug 1858; marriage performed by Rev. Maurice [Sawby/Sawley ?]. Witness was J.N. Renou[f?]. Hannah was of Charlottetown; married Susannah Fernley Fisher after 1860 New Zealand; died 28 Mar 1909 Waihi Hospital, Waihi, New Zealand, after a short illness at age 72; buried 31 Mar 1909 Auckland, New Zealand.

Known children of William Henry Rawle2 Ellis and Hannah Iron Preedy were:

i.ROBERTINE3 ELLIS; born 24 Mar 1859; died 7 Apr 1889 Summerside, Prince, PE, in the 31st year of her age; buried 9 Apr 1889 St. John's Anglican Church Cemetery, St. Eleanors, Prince, PE.

Known children of William Henry Rawle2 Ellis and Susannah Fernley Fisher were as follows:

i.AGNES3 ELLIS; married (--?--) Bond.

ii.(--?--) ELLIS; married (--?--) Cuthbertson.

Generation Three

5. MARGARET MCGOWAN3 ELLIS (John2, Robert1); born 19 Nov 1849 Greenock, Scotland; married Robert Louis Romcke 13 Sep 1882 St. John's Anglican Church, St. Eleanors, Prince, PE; [both] of Summerside, by licence. Marriage performed by Theoph. Richey; died 24 Nov 1936 Summerside, Prince, PE, aged 87; buried St. John's Anglican Church Cemetery, St. Eleanors, Prince, PE.

Known children of Margaret McGowan3 Ellis and Robert Louis Romcke were as follows:

i.GRACE POTTER4 ROMCKE; born 1 Nov 1883 Summerside, Prince, PE.

ii.LOUIS R. ROMCKE; born 1887; married Ethelwyn D. Pope; died 23 Sep 1941 Summerside, Prince, PE, at 7:30 AM.

6. KENNETH FORBES3 ELLIS (John2, Robert1); born 8 Aug 1853 Summerside, Prince, PE; married Lucy Stewart, daughter of Donald R. Stewart and Fannie Glover, 28 Sep 1882; by Rev. N. McKay. Both of Summerside; died 27 Jun 1936 Summerside, Prince, PE, aged 82 years; buried 29 Jun 1936 People's Cemetery, Summerside, Prince, PE; service conducted by Rev. Walter McCleary.

Known children of Kenneth Forbes3 Ellis and Lucy Stewart were as follows:

i.LORNA4 ELLIS; born 28 Jan 1883 Summerside, Prince, PE; died 26 Apr 1971 Charlottetown [?], PE; buried People's Cemetery, Summerside, Prince, PE.

ii.MYRA ELLIS; born 17 Aug 1884; died 27 Mar 1978 Charlottetown, Queens, PE.

iii.FANNY STEWART ELLIS; born 15 Nov 1887; married A. Chester Haen, son of John Haen and Maggie Green, St. John the Divine Church, New York, NY, USA; died 1962 Rhinebeck, NY, USA. iv.MARION ELLIS; born 1890; married Henry Maxwell Baker 1916 Summerside, Prince, PE; died 4 May 1941 Wolfville, NS, aged 50; buried People's Cemetery, Summerside, Prince, PE.

v.DR. KENNETH STEWART ELLIS; born 6 Aug 1892 Summerside, Prince, PE; married Irene Melrose Boston, MA, USA; died 5 Jun 1934 Arlington, MA, aged 38; buried People's Cemetery, Summerside, Prince, PE.

vi.REGINALD EVANS ELLIS; born 10 Mar 1894 Summerside, PE; married Dorothy Lefurgey Weeks, daughter of John Thomas Weeks and Susan Bowness, 29 Aug 1927 Summerside, Prince, PE; died 8 Jun 1983 Prince County Hospital, Summerside, PE, at age 89; buried 11 Jun 1983 People's Cemetery, Summerside, PE.

vii.AMY GREEN ELLIS; born 4 Nov 1896 Summerside, Prince, PE; married Benjamin Graham Rogers 29 Sep 1920 Summerside, Prince, PE; died 31 Oct 1983 Livingstone MacArthur Nursing Home, Charlottetown, Queens, PE.

Printed on: 22 Apr 1997

Prepared by:
Mary A. Ellis


Last Updated: 09/06/1999 1:03:15 PM

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