Frances Ellis

b. circa 1821
     Frances Ellis was born circa 1821 at Sussex, England.
Frances Ellis married Thomas Maynard on 27 July 1840 at Wivelsfield, Sussex, England.

Family

Thomas Maynard b. c 1820, d. 7 May 1886
Marriage*
Frances Ellis married Thomas Maynard on 27 July 1840 at Wivelsfield, Sussex, England
Child

Frances Ellis

b. 19 April 1646, d. September 1698
FatherJohn Ellis
     Frances Ellis was baptized on 19 April 1646 at All Saints, Heathfield, Sussex, England.1 She was the daughter of John Ellis.
Frances Ellis married Alexander Fry on 29 April 1669 at Heathfield, Sussex, England.2
Frances Ellis married John Akehurst on 28 May 1678 at Mayfield, Sussex, England, married as Frances Fry, widow.3
Frances Ellis witnessed the will of John Akehurst dated 2 May 1693 at Mayfield, Sussex, England.4
Frances Ellis left a will made on 10 September 1698 at Heathfield, Sussex, England.5
Will of Frances Akehurst, widow of Heathfield, 1698
(ESRO: PBT 1/1/43/128)
Made: 10 Sep 1698
Proved: 12 Nov 1698
www.familysearch.org (film no: 1885907; image: 931)
In the name of God amen, I Frances Akehurst of Heathfield in the County of Sussex, widow, being sick and weak but of a sound & perfect mind and memory praysed be God for the same, do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following That is to say First I bequeath my soul into the hands of the almighty God who gave it me and my body I commit to the earth to be decently buried at the discretion of my Executor hereafter named. Item I give and bequeath unto my daughter Frances the wife of John Gunner of Godstone in the County of Surrey yeoman, the sum of one shilling to be paid her within one month next after my decease by Executor hereafter named Item I give and bequeath unto Richard, John, Elizabeth & Mary Akehurst four of (?) children of my late husband John Akehurst the sum of one shilling a piece to be paid to them within one month next after my decease by my Executor hereafter named. All the rest of my goods ……(?) Chattels and person effects whatsoever I give unto my Son Thomas Akehurst, eldest son of my said late husband John Akehurst and I make the said Thomas Akehurst Executor of this my last Will & Testament And I will that he pay unto my said children Richard, John, Elizabeth & Mary Akehurst their …….(?) legacys of five pounds ……(?) given them in by the last Will and Testament of their father John Akehurst and I would(?) disannul & make void all former Wills and Testaments by me made. In Testimony whereof I the said Frances Akehurst the Testator to this my last Will and Testament written in one sheet of paper have sett my hand & seal this tenth day of September anno regni domini 1698.
Signed sealed published and declared by the said
Frances Akehurst the Testator in the presence of us
Solomon Wenbourne
Thomas Horn
George Hooper
X
The mark of Frances Akehurst
12th November 1698
Jurat Thomas Akehurst, Executor for Comissa
…………(?)
Thomas Whalley Snr.
(Transcribed by Sharon Ingersole, 22 April 2017.)

Frances Ellis was buried on 12 September 1698 at All Saints, Heathfield, Sussex, England, "Frances Achurst."6
Frances Ellis died in September 1698 at Heathfield, Sussex, England, at age 52.
Her estate was probated on 12 November 1698 at Archdeaconry of Lewes, Sussex, England.

Family 1

Alexander Fry d. 1677
Marriage*
Frances Ellis married Alexander Fry on 29 April 1669 at Heathfield, Sussex, England.2 
Children

Family 2

John Akehurst b. c 1640, d. 1693
Marriage*
Frances Ellis married John Akehurst on 28 May 1678 at Mayfield, Sussex, England, married as Frances Fry, widow.3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Sussex Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/).
  3. [S24] Index to Sussex Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.
  4. [S783] Will of John Akehurst of Mayfield, Sussex, England, made 2 May 1693, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 6 Oct 1693. (ESRO: PBT 2/1/2/129).
  5. [S791] Will of Frances Akehurst of Heathfield, Sussex, England, made 10 Sep 1698, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 12 Nov 1698. (ESRO: PBT 1/1/43/128).
  6. [S25] Index to Sussex Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

George Ellis

Family

Child

Henry Ellis

b. 10 June 1810, d. 1871
FatherSamuel Ellis b. c 1781, d. 1843
MotherSarah Farrant b. 9 Dec 1781, d. 1842
     Henry Ellis was baptized on 10 June 1810 at All Saints, Laughton, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Samuel Ellis and Sarah Farrant.
Henry Ellis died in 1871 at Laughton, Sussex, England.
Henry Ellis was buried on 10 June 1871 at All Saints, Laughton, Sussex, England, "61 years old."2

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Sussex Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S25] Index to Sussex Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

James Ellis

b. 6 August 1815, d. 1885
FatherSamuel Ellis b. c 1781, d. 1843
MotherSarah Farrant b. 9 Dec 1781, d. 1842
     James Ellis was baptized on 6 August 1815 at All Saints, Laughton, Sussex, England, occupation: labourer.1 He was the son of Samuel Ellis and Sarah Farrant.
James Ellis died in 1885 at Laughton, Sussex, England.
James Ellis was buried on 2 July 1885 at All Saints, Laughton, Sussex, England, "70 years old."2

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Sussex Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S25] Index to Sussex Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

Jane Ellis

d. 1839
     Jane Ellis married William Thorpe, son of William Thorpe and Jane Baker, on 15 April 1806 at Maresfield, Sussex, England.1,2
Jane Ellis died in 1839 at Uckfield, Sussex, England. Surname spelt THORP.3
Jane Ellis was buried in 1839 at Maresfield, Sussex, England.

Family

William Thorpe b. 9 Aug 1773, d. 1856
Marriage*
Jane Ellis married William Thorpe, son of William Thorpe and Jane Baker, on 15 April 1806 at Maresfield, Sussex, England.1,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S24] Index to Sussex Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.
  2. [S224] E-mails from Helen Thorpe Wright to Geoffrey Barber, Jan 2012 "a descendant of William Thorpe and Jane Ellis."
  3. [S141] General Register Office: Indexes to Deaths, Sep 1837 - 2006, "Jan-Mar 1839, Uckfield, Vol 7 Page 327."

Jane Ellis

b. 19 February 1815
FatherSamuel Ellis b. c 1786
MotherAnn Dunk b. 1 Dec 1794, d. 1819
     Jane Ellis was baptized on 19 February 1815 at St Mary, Westham, Sussex, England.1 She was the daughter of Samuel Ellis and Ann Dunk.

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Sussex Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

John Ellis

b. 15 March 1807
FatherSamuel Ellis b. c 1781, d. 1843
MotherSarah Farrant b. 9 Dec 1781, d. 1842
     John Ellis was baptized on 15 March 1807 at All Saints, Laughton, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Samuel Ellis and Sarah Farrant.

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Sussex Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

John Ellis

Family

Child

Laurence Alfred Ellis

b. 1913
FatherAlfred Ellis b. 1883, d. 3 Dec 1918
MotherViolet Alice Eva b. 11 Jul 1890, d. 1984
     Laurence Alfred Ellis was born in 1913 at NZ. He was the son of Alfred Ellis and Violet Alice Eva.

Lydia Ellis

b. 3 May 1785
     Lydia Ellis was baptized on 3 May 1785 at Chiddingly, Sussex, England.1,2
Lydia Ellis married William Todman on 9 February 1807 at Eastbourne, Sussex, England, surname TODD, both of this parish.3

Family

William Todman d. b 1851
Marriage*
Lydia Ellis married William Todman on 9 February 1807 at Eastbourne, Sussex, England, surname TODD, both of this parish.3 
Child

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Sussex Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S68] 1861 Census for England, "Class: RG 9; Piece: 596; Folio: 146; Page: 16; GSU roll: 542668."
  3. [S24] Index to Sussex Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.

Martha Ellis

b. 28 October 1804
FatherSamuel Ellis b. c 1781, d. 1843
MotherSarah Farrant b. 9 Dec 1781, d. 1842
     Martha Ellis was baptized on 28 October 1804 at All Saints, Laughton, Sussex, England.1 She was the daughter of Samuel Ellis and Sarah Farrant.

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Sussex Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

Mary Ann Ellis

b. 1 May 1803
FatherSamuel Ellis b. c 1781, d. 1843
MotherSarah Farrant b. 9 Dec 1781, d. 1842
     Mary Ann Ellis was born on 7 November 1802 at Laughton, Sussex, England.1
Mary Ann Ellis was baptized on 1 May 1803 at All Saints, Laughton, Sussex, England.1 She was the daughter of Samuel Ellis and Sarah Farrant.

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Sussex Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

Matilda Ellis

b. 1849, d. 1888
     Matilda Ellis was born in 1849 at Slaugham, Sussex, England.1
Matilda Ellis married Robert Isaac Barber, son of Robert Barber and Jane Holden, on 7 May 1871 at Brighton, Sussex, England.2
On 22 August 1871 Matilda Ellis and Robert Isaac Barber lived at 21 Crown Gardens, Brighton, Sussex, England.
On 3 April 1881 Matilda Ellis and Robert Isaac Barber lived at 34 Queens Gardens, Brighton, Sussex, England.3
Robert and Matilda appear to have had no surviving children (son Robert died at birth.)
Matilda Ellis died in 1888 at Cuckfield, Sussex, England. Age 39 years.4

Family

Robert Isaac Barber b. 16 Nov 1839, d. 4 Jan 1885
Marriage*
Matilda Ellis married Robert Isaac Barber, son of Robert Barber and Jane Holden, on 7 May 1871 at Brighton, Sussex, England.2 
Child

Citations

  1. [S142] General Register Office: Indexes to Births, Sep 1837-2006, "Jan-Mar 1849, Cuckfield, Vol 7 Page 369."
  2. [S143] General Register Office: Indexes to Marriages, Sep 1837 - 2006, "Apr-Jun 1871, Brighton, Vol 2b Pag 347."
  3. [S70] 1881 Census for England, "RG11 piece 1089 folio 117 page 17."
  4. [S141] General Register Office: Indexes to Deaths, Sep 1837 - 2006, "Jan-Mar 1888, Cuckfield, Vol 2b Page 116, age 39 years."

Rhoda Grace Ellis

b. 1882, d. 1961
     Rhoda Grace Ellis was born in 1882 at Mayfield, Sussex, England.
In 1891 Rhoda, aged 8 years, was living in Uckfield with her father Horace Ellis aged 37 born Mayfield an Ag. Lab, her mother Naomi aged 38 born Mayfield and her siblings, Ebenezer 13, Jonah 12, Esther 10 Joseph 5, Ruth 4 , Jabez 2 and Horace 3 months. The last two were born in Framfield so Rhoda may have known her husband’s family when she was a child.
Rhoda Grace Ellis married William Seamer in 1901 at Steyning, Sussex, England.1
On 2 April 1911 Rhoda Grace Ellis and William Seamer lived at 43 Brading Road, Brighton, Sussex, England.
Rhoda Grace Ellis married Octavius Harry Knight, son of Clement Knight and Maria Woolgar, in 1942 at Brighton, Sussex, England, married as Rhoda Grace SEAMER, widow.2
Rhoda Grace Ellis witnessed the probate of the estate of Octavius Harry Knight on 9 March 1959 at Lewes, Sussex, England; "of 24 Redvers Road Brighton died 7 February 1959 Probate Lewes 9 March to Rhoda Grace Knight widow. Effects £1393 3s."3
Rhoda Grace Ellis died in 1961 at Brighton, Sussex, England. Age 79 years.4

Family 1

William Seamer b. c 1874, d. 1940
Marriage*
Rhoda Grace Ellis married William Seamer in 1901 at Steyning, Sussex, England.1 
Children

Family 2

Octavius Harry Knight b. 3 Apr 1879, d. 7 Feb 1959
Marriage*
Rhoda Grace Ellis married Octavius Harry Knight, son of Clement Knight and Maria Woolgar, in 1942 at Brighton, Sussex, England, married as Rhoda Grace SEAMER, widow.2 

Citations

  1. [S143] General Register Office: Indexes to Marriages, Sep 1837 - 2006, "Apr-Jun 1901, Steyning, Vol 2b Page 645."
  2. [S143] General Register Office: Indexes to Marriages, Sep 1837 - 2006, "Jul-Sep 1942, Brighton, Vol 2b Page 552."
  3. [S422] National Probate Calendar, England & Wales (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966. (https://www.ancestry.co.uk/).
  4. [S141] General Register Office: Indexes to Deaths, Sep 1837 - 2006, "Jul-Sep 1961, Brighton, Vol 5h Page 120."

Samuel Ellis

b. circa 1786
     Samuel Ellis was born circa 1786 at Westham, Sussex, England.1
Samuel Ellis was a wheelwright in 1813.2
Samuel Ellis married Ann Dunk, daughter of Joseph Dunk and Jane Marchant, on 23 April 1813 at Westham, Sussex, England, both of this parish. Witnesses: John Pennicote and Ann Jimmy.3
Samuel Ellis was a husbandman in 1815.2
Samuel Ellis was a husbandman in 1817.2
Samuel Ellis married Elizabeth Lewis, daughter of Thomas Lewis, on 9 September 1835 at St Mary, Westham, Sussex, England, Samuel is a widower.3
Samuel Ellis was an agricultural labourer in 1851.1
In 1851 Samuel Ellis and Elizabeth Lewis lived at 2 Langley, Westham, Sussex, England.1

Family 1

Ann Dunk b. 1 Dec 1794, d. 1819
Marriage*
Samuel Ellis married Ann Dunk, daughter of Joseph Dunk and Jane Marchant, on 23 April 1813 at Westham, Sussex, England, both of this parish. Witnesses: John Pennicote and Ann Jimmy.3 
Children

Family 2

Elizabeth Lewis b. c 1803
Marriage*
Samuel Ellis married Elizabeth Lewis, daughter of Thomas Lewis, on 9 September 1835 at St Mary, Westham, Sussex, England, Samuel is a widower.3 

Citations

  1. [S16] 1851 Census for England "HO107 piece 1637 folio 24 page 12."
  2. [S23] Index to Sussex Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  3. [S24] Index to Sussex Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.

Samuel Ellis

b. 17 August 1817
FatherSamuel Ellis b. c 1786
MotherAnn Dunk b. 1 Dec 1794, d. 1819
     Samuel Ellis was baptized on 17 August 1817 at St Mary, Westham, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Samuel Ellis and Ann Dunk.

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Sussex Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

Samuel Ellis

b. circa 1781, d. 1843
     Samuel Ellis was born circa 1781 at Sussex, England.
Samuel Ellis married Sarah Farrant, daughter of Thomas Farrant and Mary Collins, on 4 July 1802 at Framfield, Sussex, England, married under the name Sarah, not Sally.1
Samuel Ellis died in 1843 at Laughton, Sussex, England.
Samuel Ellis was buried on 22 October 1843 at All Saints, Laughton, Sussex, England, "62 years old."2

Family

Sarah Farrant b. 9 Dec 1781, d. 1842
Marriage*
Samuel Ellis married Sarah Farrant, daughter of Thomas Farrant and Mary Collins, on 4 July 1802 at Framfield, Sussex, England, married under the name Sarah, not Sally.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S24] Index to Sussex Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.
  2. [S25] Index to Sussex Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

Samuel Ellis

b. 17 January 1813, d. 1872
FatherSamuel Ellis b. c 1781, d. 1843
MotherSarah Farrant b. 9 Dec 1781, d. 1842
     Samuel Ellis was baptized on 17 January 1813 at All Saints, Laughton, Sussex, England, occupation: labourer.1 He was the son of Samuel Ellis and Sarah Farrant.
Samuel Ellis married Matilda Barrow, daughter of Joseph Barrow and Ann Jones, on 22 October 1836 at Laughton, Sussex, England, both of this parish; witnesses: Job BARROW; Harriet BARROW.2
Samuel Ellis died in 1872 at Hailsham, Sussex, England. "age 60 years."3

Family

Matilda Barrow b. 28 Apr 1816
Marriage*
Samuel Ellis married Matilda Barrow, daughter of Joseph Barrow and Ann Jones, on 22 October 1836 at Laughton, Sussex, England, both of this parish; witnesses: Job BARROW; Harriet BARROW.2 

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Sussex Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S24] Index to Sussex Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.
  3. [S141] General Register Office: Indexes to Deaths, Sep 1837 - 2006, "Oct-Dec 1872, Hailsham, Vol 2b Page 50."

William Ellis

     William Ellis married Susan Inkpen, daughter of John Inkpen and Alice Eager, on 1 November 1835 at Laughton, Sussex, England, Witnesses: Edward PAGE; Henry FUNNELL.1

Family

Susan Inkpen b. 15 Oct 1815
Marriage*
William Ellis married Susan Inkpen, daughter of John Inkpen and Alice Eager, on 1 November 1835 at Laughton, Sussex, England, Witnesses: Edward PAGE; Henry FUNNELL.1 

Citations

  1. [S24] Index to Sussex Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.