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Re: Thomas Ellis (born 1844 in Maine)
Posted by: Annie Carlile (ID *****3078) Date: June 01, 2012 at 16:29:08
In Reply to: Thomas Ellis (born 1844 in Maine) by Nancy Mcminn of 11946

Hi. I'm not related to this family. Here are some marriage records of his children that give some info about Thomas:

Maine, Marriage Records, 1705-1922 about Lindsey Eugene Ellis
Name:        Lindsey Eugene Ellis age 18, Cutter in paper mill, b. 1874 Ashland, Mass
Spouse: Stella G Richardson, age 20, Pulp Mill, b. Augusta
Marriage Date:        31 Jan 1894
Marriage Place:        Augusta
Registration Place:        Augusta, Kennebec
Father:        Thomas J Ellis, Pulp Mill, b. Charlestown
Mother:        Sarah E Fargo, b. Augusta
Spouse Father:        Freeman A Richardson, b. Gardiner
Spouse Mother:        Dora Getchel

Maine, Marriage Records, 1705-1922 about Thomas J Ellis Junior
Name:        Thomas J Ellis Junior, age 19, Paper Maker, b. 1884 Augusta
Spouse: Caroline Schoepe, age 19, b. New York
Marriage Date:        15 Mar 1903
Marriage Place:        Hallowell
Registration Place:        Augusta, Kennebec
Birth Date:        abt 1884
Age:        19
Spouse Age:        19
Gender:        Male
Father:        Thomas J Ellis, Operative, b. Lewiston
Mother:        Sarah C Fargo, b. Augusta
Spouse Father:        Rino E Schoepe, b. NY
Spouse Mother:        Caroline Wett, b. NY

"New Hampshire, Marriage Records, 1637-1947," Thomas J. Ellis in entry for John Robert Bruce and Hattie May Turner and null, 1899

Name:        John Robert Bruce
Titles & Terms:        
Event:        Marriage
Event Date:        01 Mar 1899
Event Place:        Kensington, Rockingham, New Hampshire
Age:        31
Marital Status:        
Race:        
Birthplace:        
Estimated Birth Year:        1868
Father:        David Bruce, b. Scotland
Father's Titles & Terms:        
Mother:        Agnes Parve, b. Scotland
Mother's Titles & Terms:        
Spouse:        Hattie May Turner, divorced, b. Augusta, Me.
Spouse's Titles & Terms:        
Spouse's Age:        29
Spouse's Marital Status:        
Spouse's Race:        
Spouse's Birthplace:        
Spouse's Estimated Birth Year:        1870
Spouse's Father:        Thomas J. Ellis, age 56, of Augusta, Me., Paper Maker, b. Charleston, Me.
Spouse's Father's Titles & Terms:        
Spouse's Mother:        Sarah E. Fargo, age 59, b. Augusta, Me.
Spouse's Mother's Titles & Terms:        
Clerk's Locality:        
Reference Number:        item 1
Film Number:        1000971
Digital Folder Number:        4243111

This might be Thomas J. in 1850, living in Charleston, Me.:

1850 United States Federal Census about Thomas J Ellis
Name:        Thomas J Ellis
Age:        5
Birth Year:        abt 1845
Birthplace:        Maine
Home in 1850:        Charleston, Penobscot, Maine
Gender:        Male
Family Number:        137
Household Members:        
Name        Age
Otis Smith        66 b. 1784 Maine; farmer
Catherine Smith 32 b. 1818 NYC
George Ellis        27 b. 1823 Maine; laborer
Nancy Ellis        25 b. 1825 Maine
Thomas J Ellis        5 b. 1845 Maine **
Henry B Smith        22 b. 1828 Maine

Here is a marriage for his parents:

"Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907," George W. Ellis, 1850

Groom's Name:        George W. Ellis
Groom's Birth Date:        
Groom's Birthplace:        
Groom's Age:        
Bride's Name:        Nancy Smith
Bride's Birth Date:        
Bride's Birthplace:        
Bride's Age:        
Marriage Date:        22 Mar 1850
Marriage Place:        Charleston, Penobscot, Maine, United States
Groom's Father's Name:        
Groom's Mother's Name:        
Bride's Father's Name:        
Bride's Mother's Name:        
Groom's Race:        
Groom's Marital Status:        
Groom's Previous Wife's Name:        
Bride's Race:        
Bride's Marital Status:        
Bride's Previous Husband's Name:        
Indexing Project (Batch) Number:        I00597-9
System Origin:        Maine-ODM
Source Film Number:        10810
Reference Number:

This must have been a second marriage for Thomas' father, since Thomas was born in 1844/45.

There is a death record that shows Thomas J.'s mother as Abby Peva:

Maine, Death Records, 1617-1922 about Thomas J Ellis
Name:        Thomas J Ellis
Occupation: Paper Maker
Gender:        Male
Age:        60
Birth Date:        abt 1845 Charleston, Me.
Death Date:        16 Jul 1905
Death Place:        Augusta
Registration Place: Augusta, Kennebec
Father:        George Ellis, b. Dover, Me.
Mother:        Abbie Peva, b. Dover, Me.

I found a marriage for George W. Ellis & Abby A. Weatherby:

"Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907," George W. Ellis, 1843

Groom's Name:        George W. Ellis
Groom's Birth Date:        
Groom's Birthplace:        
Groom's Age:        
Bride's Name:        Abby A. Wetherbee
Bride's Birth Date:        
Bride's Birthplace:        
Bride's Age:        
Marriage Date:        Dec 1843
Marriage Place:        Civil, Bangor, Penobscot, Maine
Groom's Father's Name:        
Groom's Mother's Name:        
Bride's Father's Name:        
Bride's Mother's Name:        
Groom's Race:        
Groom's Marital Status:        
Groom's Previous Wife's Name:        
Bride's Race:        
Bride's Marital Status:        
Bride's Previous Husband's Name:        
Indexing Project (Batch) Number:        M52151-2
System Origin:        Maine-EASy
Source Film Number:        10584

Sorry I couldn't help you more. Annie


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