" a descendant of Ellis "
The Ellis Family Coat of Arms
The name Ellis has its origins in Yorkshire,
evidence of their presence can be found before the Norman Conquest.
My first known Ellis ancestor was William who was born in 1691.
James Ellis, son of William, was baptised at Mirfield on the 12th November,
He married Elizabeth (Betty) Durans at Mirfield on the 8th January, 1753.
Betty was baptised at Mirfield on the 11th October, 1731.
Ann baptised 23 September 1752 (illegitimate)
Elizabeth baptised 4 May 1754 (my
Mary baptised 19 July 1756
Jonathan baptised 2 August 1758
all at Mirfield
Elizabeth married her first cousin, Matthias Scholefield at Mirfield on the
24th March, 1788.