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Matthias Ellis Lt.
Mercy Nye
Joshua Blackwell
(Abt 1653-1737)
Mercy Fish
Malachi Ellis
Jane Blackwell
(1693-Bef 1762)
Joshua Ellis
(1728-Bef 1769)


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Innocent Hammond

Joshua Ellis

  • Born: 22 Dec 1728, Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts 85
  • Baptized: 30 Aug 1741, Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts 85
  • Marriage: Innocent Hammond in 1759 in Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts 85
  • Died: Bef 21 Jul 1769, Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts 85

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• Background Information. 85
Joshu Ellis, son of Malachi Ellis, was born 22 Dec 1725, and died before 21 Jul 1769. He married abt. 21 Jul 1769, Inoocent Hammond, born 5 Jan 1787/8, baptized 30 Aug 1741 [Vital Records of Rochester], died after 17 Mar 1787, twin daughter of Samuel and Elizabeth Hammond of Rochester.

Malichi Ellis's will dated 31 Mar 1762, names this son Joshua a principal legatee, giving him (joitly with his brother Roland) the family homestead and other real estate.

Innocent Ellis
, wife of Joshua, was admitted to the Sandwich church, 4 Nov 1764, and a week later, 11 Nov, "Mercy & Innocent, of Joshua and Innocent Ellis" were baptized as were the younger children later on.

Rowland Ellis was appointed adminstrator, 21 Jul 1769, of the estate of his brother "Joshua Ellis of Sandwich, yeoman, deceased" [Barnstable Co. Probate, v. 16 p. 15]. The widow Innocent Ellis married a second time, in Sandwich, 17 Jan 1773, Gershom Toby, born about 1749, son of Gershom and Mary (Foster) Tobey.

Proof of the family's relationship is given by a deed stating: "We, George Ellis of Sanwich, yeoman, and Sabra his wife, in his right, William Nye, Jr. of Sanwich, mariner, and Elizabeth his wife, in her right, Jonathan Nye of Fairfield, Lincoln, husb andman, and Mercy his wife in her right and Bartlette Nye of sd Fairfield, husband and Deborah his wife in her right, heirs of Joshua Ellis late of Sandwich, yeoman, deceased, for £82. paid by Charles Gibbs of sd Sandwich, mariner," convey certain lots in Sandwich "which fell to us from the above mentioned Joshua Ellis . . . free from incumbrance, except only reserving to Innocent Tobey now the wife of Gershom Tobey of sd Sandwich, . . . formerly the widow of the above named Joshua Ellis, late of Sandwich deceased, her right of dower," 7 Mar 1797; recored 17 March 1797 [Sandwich Deed Book, vol. 2, p. 193, in Barnstable Co. Deed Registry].

"Lt. John and Elizabeth (Freeman) Ellis of Sandwich Mass." NEHGR, Vol. 121, pp. 37-38

Joshua married Innocent Hammond, daughter of Samuel Hammond and Deliverance Edminster, in 1759 in Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts.85 (Innocent Hammond was born on 5 Jan 1737 in Rochester, Massachusetts 85,88, baptized on 30 Aug 1741 in Rochester, Massachusetts and died after 17 Mar 1797 in Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts 85,88.)


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