My Ellison Ancestors
|Note - The earliest generations of this family went by the name "Allison"|
01. Lawrence Ellison, the progenitor of this family in America was a Puritan who came from Halifax, Yorkshire, England, and settled first in Watertown, Mass, then Wethersfield, Conn., Stamford, and finally came to Hempstead, Long Island, NY with Richard Denton in 1644. In 1658 he had land allotted to him and was chosen a townsman in 1659. He died in Hempstead in 1664. On January 2/1665, letters of administration for his estate were granted to his three sons, Richard, Thomas and John. His wife's name is not known. Sources: Benjamin F. Thompson's History of Long Island and The Allison Family in America, by Leonard Allison Morrison, Grand Rapids, Mich, l926.
The children of Lawrence and an unknown wife are:
02. Richard Ellison was born on March 30, 1618 in Blackburn, Lancashire, England. He was evidently at one time a resident of Braintree, Mass., as the record of the births of his children appear on Braintree records, showing he was resident there in 1645 to as late as 1660: He appears on the Hempstead records in 1663. The name of his wife Thomasin appears on the Braintree records, and it appears in his will. In 1663 he lived at Mao Nan's Neck, a strip of land which was granted that same year to his brothers a John and Thomas, and to Thomas Hicks. He was granted several pieces of land in Hempstead and was living there in l682. His will dated February 14/1680 at the Surrogate's Office in New York City, proved June l3/1683, gave his wife œ10 and the bed and its furniture "she now lyeth on". To son John, 150 acres of land to: to Thomas, 22 acres. He remembered his sons in law Jonathan Smith and Joshua Jannock. Sources: Benjamin F. Thompson's History of Long Island and The Allison Family in America, by Leonard Allison Morrison, Grand Rapids, Mich, l926.
The children of Richard and Thomasin are:
03. Richard Ellison was born Feb 7, 1660 in Braintree, Norfolk, MA. He married Alice Lawrence. Richard died on Dec 23, 1732 in Crosswicks, Freehold, NJ.
The children of Richard and Alice are:
04. Sarah Ellison, daughter of Richard and Alice was born in 1671 in Hempstead, Nassau, New York. She married Jan Alburtus, son of Jan Alburtis and Elizabeth Scudder. Sarah died in January, 1710 in Mansfield, Burlington, New Jersey.
|Migration pattern of my Ellison family|
|England - MA - CT|
|Surnames that married into my Ellison family|
Ellison information on the internet
|History of the Alison or Allison in America - Available for free in Google Books|
|Historic Homes and Institutions and Genealogical Personal Memoirs of Worcester County, MA (1907) - Google Books|
My Descent From The Ellison Line
|14||Lawrence Ellison (-1664)|
|13||Richard Ellison (1618-1683)||Thomasin|
|12||Richard Ellison (1642-1719)||Alice Lawrence (1648-1677)|
|11||Jan Albertis (1668-1708)||Sarah Ellison (1671-1710)|
|10||Robert Worthington (1663-1735)||Mary Burtis (1703-1798)|
|9||Samuel Pearson (1724-1790)||Martha Worthington (1732-)|
|8||Enoch Pearson (1751-1790)||Phoebe DeMoss (1752-1841)|
|7||Charles Paty (1788-1849)||Phoebe Pearson (1789-1868)|
|6||Martin Furnas (1801-1849)||Marcena Patty (1805-1882)|
|5||Thomas Marshall (1822-1870)||Rhoda Furnas (1824-1906)|
|4||William Frank Marshall (1845-1909)||Nancy Emily Crewse (1860-1936)|
|3||William Edward Marshall (1901-1981)||Irene Sophia Schwiening (1908-1992)|
|2||William Edward Marshall|
|1||Tod Howard Marshall|
was added on 12/11/13 and last updated on 09/25/16
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