The Ellis Brothers: William Alexander, James Riley, and David W.

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John Ellis, son of Revolutionary War soldier Joseph Ellis, and his wife Jane Murray had three sons. Pictured here are William Alexander, James Riley, and David W. To follow the branch of one of the brothers, Click that name in the heading above.If you dont know which line you may be in, use the Search box above.

This website is the online home of the descendants of these three Ellis brothers. These "Ellis cousins" now number in the thousands and, while most can be found not far from their North Carolina home, they can be found all over the world.

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This site, and most of the knowledge we have on our Ellis family, would not be possible without the research and work of Margaret Ellis Sepello. We thank you Margaret! You can read her two Ellis books by clicking on "Histories" in the menu. You must be logged in to view or download these wonderful volumes.