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Robert Ellis

Male Abt 1680 - Abt 1708


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  • Name  Robert Ellis 
    Born  Abt 1680  Merion Township, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  Abt 1708  Merion Township, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I26637  My Genealogy
    Last Modified  8 Nov 2010 

    Father  Rowland Ellis,   b. 1650, Bryn Mawr, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1731, Gwynedd, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Margaret Roberts,   b. Aft 1650, Wales, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1680, Wales, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Abt 1670  Wales, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F7753  Group Sheet

    Family  Margaret Jones,   b. Abt 1680, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1767 
    Married  3 Sep 1705  Gwynedd mm, Montgomery, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified  22 Mar 2009 
    Family ID  F6911  Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1680 - Merion Township, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 3 Sep 1705 - Gwynedd mm, Montgomery, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Abt 1708 - Merion Township, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Robert Ellis of Merion, died about 1708. He was the son of Rowland
      Ellis, of Bryn Mawr in Merionethshire, who was the son of Ellis Price (ap Rees)
      and Anne Humphrey, his wife. Rowland married (1) Margaret, dau. of Ellis Morris
      of Dolgun, and had two daughters, viz: Ann (m. Rev. Richard Johnson of
      Dolgelly); Jane. Rowland m. (2.) his cousin, Margaret, dau. of Robert ap Owen
      of Dyffrydann, and had 5 children, viz: Elizabeth (d. unm.); Rowland; Robert;
      Ellin (m. John Evans of Gwynnedd, Pa.); Catharine (d.unm.)
      Rowland Ellis, about 1704, built the Bryn Mawr mansion, afterwards
      knownas "Harriton", later the residence of Charles Thomson, Secretary of
      Continental Congress.
      Rowland Ellis was born in Wales, 1650; d. Gwynnedd, Pa. 1731. Buried
      at Plymouth Meeting.
      Margaret, the wife of Robert Ellis, was the daughter of William John of
      Gwynnedd, she married Robert in 1705. She married David Llewellyn of Haverford,
      widower, in 1709.
      Robert was a son of Rowland Ellis.
      Morris Llewellyn, botn at Castlebith, Pembrokeshire, 1645, and his wife
      Ann (maiden name Young) born 1647, came to Haverford, 1686. Their children
      were, David, Mary, Morris and Griffith, all born in Wales except the last.
      David married, 1706, Margaret Lawrence of Haverfdord; and after her decease,
      Margaret Ellis, widow, of Gwynnedd. Morris Llewellyn married Elizabeth Thomas
      of Merion. David Llewellyn was member of the Assembly, 1689.
      Robert Ellis of Merion and Margaret Jones of Gwynnedd, at Gwynnedd, 9
      Mo. 3, 1705. Wit: Rowland, Rowland, Jr., Catherine and Eliz. Ellis; Wm., John,
      Thos., Jane and Richard Jones.
      The Llewellyn homestead is still standing (1908) near the grounds of
      Haverford College. One son settled in the neighborhood of Merion Square.
      8, 10, 1709. David Llewellyn of Haverford, widower, and Margaret Ellis
      of Gwynnedd, widow, at Gwynned Meeting, Wit. Morris and Mary Llewellyn; Rowland
      Ellis; wm. and Jane John.
      The name of Morris Llewellyn is on Dr. George Smith's, "Map of Early
      Settlements in Delaware County." [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S182] Burial Record of Merion Meeting Graveyard (1682-1848), Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, Margaret B. Harvey, A.M., (Contributed for use in USGenWeb Archives by Eliz Hanebury with permission from transcriber - Yvonne .).