Ellis, Robert Douglas

Birth Name Ellis, Robert Douglas
Gender male
Age at Death 75 years, 5 months, 6 days

Narrative

Robert Douglas was the son of William Ellis. He married Elizabeth Malinda Rogers in 1866.

In the 1891 census in Lot 12: Robert, Malinda, Louis (21), Maud (20), Howard (18), Lutie M (17), David R (13), Clara (11) and Mercedes (8).

From his obituary in the Guardian 1917

The deceased was born at Bideford in 1842, he was the son of William Ellis a ship-builder of that place. He was married in 1866 to Miss Melinda Rogers, daughter of the late Benjamin Rogers of Lot 16.

He leaves...wife, three sons and four daughters: Louis, a contractor and builder in Seattle; Howard, lathing contractor in Cambridge MA; David of Cambridge, MA; Maude, wife of Permenis Moreshead of Malden; Mildred Helen, wife of JJ Macdonald of Boston; Clara, wife of Robert Hardy of Montrose and Irene, w/o Johnson Haywood of Elmsdale.

Three brothers also survive him: John Ellis of Northam; Penrose and Edward.

Clara Hardy gave his date of death as October 30, 1919 in an "In Memoriam" insert in the newspaper in 1922.

On the baptismal records in Port Hill for their children, Robert Douglas was a ship and house carpenter.

 

 

Events

Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth May 24, 1842 Bideford, Lot 12, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada 1901 census, PEI Baptismal Index  
Death October 30, 1917 Ellerslie, Lot 12, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada Port Hill Church of england church records, age 77. buried Nov 1  

Parents

Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Ellis, Williamabout 1798December 9, 1880
Mother Campbell, Nancy AnnSeptember 5, 1801October 27, 1880
    Sister     Ellis, Hannah April 3, 1821 May 6, 1898
    Brother     Ellis, James June 13, 1822 October 15, 1897
    Sister     Ellis, Elizabeth February 1, 1824 September 19, 1888
    Sister     Ellis, Ann October 1, 1825 September 14, 1899
    Sister     Ellis, Sarah November 16, 1827 October 1, 1898
    Brother     Ellis, William Totten December 10, 1829 1896
    Sister     Ellis, Mary Julia March 7, 1832 September 20, 1895
    Brother     Ellis, John March 20, 1834 March 4, 1923
    Brother     Ellis, Edward August 15, 1835 September 17, 1919
         Ellis, Robert Douglas May 24, 1842 October 30, 1917
    Brother     Ellis, George Henry Penrose July 6, 1845 September 3, 1932

Families

Family of Ellis, Robert Douglas and Rogers, Elizabeth Melinda

Married Wife Rogers, Elizabeth Melinda ( * May 12, 1842 + March 15, 1921 )
   
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage March 19, 1866 Prince Edward Island, Canada    
  Children
Name Birth Date Death Date
Ellis, Margaret Ann Maggie1867January 10, 1899
Ellis, Louis LloydJuly 21, 1868September 20, 1955
Ellis, Maude EdithJune 17, 1871February 18, 1928
Ellis, Howard WilliamNovember 28, 1872before 1951
Ellis, Annie Mildred Helen LutieJune 16, 1874before 1951
Ellis, David RogersApril 24, 1878before 1951
Ellis, Clara LouiseMay 26, 1880August 1962
Ellis, Mercedes IreneSeptember 18, 1882July 12, 1951