Ellis, Jane 1a 2

Birth Name Ellis, Jane
Gender female
Age at Death 65 years, 5 months, 13 days


Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Birth October 23, 1836 Prince Edward Island, Canada PEI Baptismal Index gives 1837, but record says bap. Jan 1837, 1836 on gravestone
Death April 5, 1902 Port Hill, Lot 13, Prince Edward Island Church burial record says at age 66, wife of James Dumville on gravestone


Relation to main person Name Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Ellis, James
Mother Ramsay, Jane
    Sister     Ellis, Agnes
    Sister     Ellis, Mary Ann
    Brother     Ellis, John
    Sister     Ellis, Mary Ann
    Brother     Ellis, Robert
    Sister     Ellis, Margaret
         Ellis, Jane
Father Ellis, James
Stepmother McArthur, Marion
    Half-sister     Ellis, Hannah Penrose
    Half-brother     Ellis, Henry
    Half-sister     Ellis, Ellen
    Half-brother     Ellis, William
    Half-sister     Ellis, Sarah
    Half-brother     Ellis, James Henry Harry
    Half-brother     Ellis, George
    Half-brother     Ellis, Cornelius Edmund
    Half-brother     Ellis, Thomas Birch


    Family of Dunville Dumville, James and Ellis, Jane
Married Husband Dunville Dumville, James
Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Marriage December 24, 1867 Prince Edward Island, Canada married by James J. Rice, Bible Christian minister
  1. Dunville Dumville, Mary Jane Jessie
    Family of Ellis, Jane
  1. Ellis Dunville, Margaret Ann



On the 24th December, by Mr. James J. Rice, B.C. Minister, Mr. James Dunville, of Lot 8, to Miss Jane Ellis, of Lot 13. The Islander January 10 1868

In the census records from 1881 to 1901 Jane was keeping house for Senator John Yeo in Lot 13. It doesn't look like she remarried after her husband died. Only one daughter, Mary Jane, was living with her in 1881.

Domville, Mrs. [nee Ellis]
Pioneer - 12 April 1902, page 3, col. 1

Jane's obituary noted that she had kept house for Senator Yeo for about 30 years. It mentioned that her brother John who had died just before her. The only surviving brother was Robert, and sister Agnes,




  1. Ellis, James
    1. Ramsay, Jane
      1. Ellis, Agnes
      2. Ellis, Mary Ann
      3. Ellis, John
      4. Ellis, Mary Ann
      5. Ellis, Robert
      6. Ellis, Margaret
      7. Ellis, Jane
        1. Dunville Dumville, James
          1. Dunville Dumville, Mary Jane Jessie
          1. Ellis Dunville, Margaret Ann

Source References

  1. Dyment, Jane: Ancestry Family Trees
      • Page: Ancestry Family Trees
  2. Prince Edward Island. Public Archives and Records Office: PEI Baptismal Index