Willie Ebenezer Ellis1

#17700, (1870 - )
Relationship3rd cousin 1 time removed of William David Lewis
Father*Edwin Ellis1 (1844 - 1904)
Mother*Elizabeth Mockett1 (c 1843 - )
Adoptive fatherRichard Hobbs Mockett2 (c 1838 - 1935)
Adoptive motherSophronia Ellis2 (1842 - 1931)
Birth*1870He was born in 1870.1 
22 June 1880He appeared on the census of 22 June 1880 in the household of Robert Squire Mockett and Mary Hobbs at Webster, Vernon Co., WisconsinG, grandson, age 10, at school, b. WI.3 
3 June 1885He appeared on the census of 3 June 1885 in the household of Sophronia Ellis and Richard Hobbs Mockett at 533 North 16th Street, Lincoln, Lancaster Co., NebraskaG, adopted son, age 15, b. WI, father b. IN, mothere b. England.4 


  1. [S265] E.R. Ellis, editor, Biographical Sketches of Richard Ellis (Detroit, Michigan: W. Graham Printing Co., 1888), p. 64, no date or location.
  2. [S887] Nebraska State Census Collection, 1860-1885 (images), online Ancestry.com, Year 1885.
  3. [S17] 1880 U.S. Federal Census. Robert (70), b. and parents b. England, minister; Mary (78), b. and parents b. England, keeping house.
  4. [S887] Nebraska Census Collection, online Ancestry.com, Year 1885. Richard (46), b and parents England, life insurance agent; Sophronia (43), b. IN, parents b. NY, keeping house.