140. Simon Robbins6 Ellis (William7 Cookson) was born in Windsor, Kennebec, ME 16 February 1831. Simon died 1 June 1907 in South Paris, Oxford, ME, at 76 years of age. He was a farmer in Windsor and South Paris throughout his life.
He married Charlotte Elizabeth Chase 21 June 1863. Charlotte was born 7 May 1847 in Conway, Carroll, NH. Charlotte was the daughter of John Chase and Dolly S. Gile. Charlotte died in South Paris, Oxford, ME.
Simon Robbins Ellis and Charlotte Elizabeth Chase had the following children:
141 i. Harvey Elmer5 Ellis was born in Berlin, Coos, NH 13 December 1865. Harvey died before 1900 when the census showed that only seven children of Simon and Charlotte were still living. He was living in Walkerville, Montana Territory on 20 Dec 1887 according to family letters.
142 ii. Harry Preston Ellis was born in Paris, Oxford, ME 30 August 1867. Harry died 26 April 1940 in Lewiston, ME, at his home on No Name Pond in Lewiston, ME. His body was interred in South Paris, Oxford, ME. Harry married four times. He married first, on 3 July 1892 at South Paris, ME, Mabel Stevens Merrill, daughter of Hiram G. Merrill and Anna Lovicy Spoffard, who was born 29 Sep 1876 at Milton Plantation, Maine. Mabel died in Auburn, ME on 14 Aug 1910 of acute Bright's disease with endocarditis. Married second, Florence Belle Williams (Divorced) on 8 Jan 1912. She was b. about 1886 to Frank S. Hussey, Butcher, and Mahaigh J. Ellingwood of Lewiston, ME. Divorced. Married third, on 20 Nov 1920 in Turner Center, ME, Lorinda Melvina Record, Divorced from Willis O. Record, born 1876, the daughter of Joshua L. Campbell and Eliza A. Richards. Married fourth, Ceclia M Harvey (Egan) of Turner, ME on 29 Aug 1925. She was born 12 Feb 1876 to Patrick and Lenora Sullivan, and died in Lewiston, Maine 27 Dec 1944. He body is interred in section M, lot 133, Mount Hope Cemetery, Lewiston, Maine. Harry was always a farmer and lived in West Poland, West Auburn, and Turner, ME for 30 years before moving to Lewiston in 1926. He died after 1959. Harry Ellis and Mabel S. Merrill had the following children:
143 iii. Effie Alma Ellis was born in Paris, Oxford, ME 2 May 1869. She died in South Paris, ME on 16 Mar 1951. Effie married twice. She married Henry Dean Howe. Henry was born 1863 in Bethel, ME to Alonzo A. Howe and Nancy Andrews. Henry died 1892 at 30 years of age. On 12 Aug 1907 she married She married, second, Frederick Albert Heidner in South Paris, ME. Frederick was born 1851 in Fulton, NY. Frederick died 27 Dec 1928 in Orange City, Florida at 78 years of age. Effie and Frederick had a daughter, Laura, in 1913. Laura was working in Shrine Hospital in 1930. She had a daughter Joan.
Henry Dean Howe and Effie Alma Ellis had the following child:
144 iv. Bertha May Ellis was born in Paris, Oxford, ME 7 January 1872. Bertha was a school teacher and was very active in civic organizations in West Springfield, MA into the 1930's. No further record.
+ 63 v. Katherine Mary Ellis was born 28 December 1876.
145 vi. Estelle Jane Ellis was born in Paris, Oxford, ME 21 June 1883. She died before 1900.
146 vii. Ethel Dollie Ellis was born in South Paris, Oxford, ME about 1885. Ethel died 18 Jan 1972 in Lewiston, ME. She married Maurice Linwood Noyes on 23 Sep 1902 in South Paris, ME. Maurice was born 23 Sep 1878 to Joseph and Sylvania (Faunce) Noyes. They had the following children:
147 viii. Ralph Simon Ellis was born in South Paris, Oxford, ME 12 Jun 1886, House painter, m. Lena Merrill on 10 Nov 1907. She was the daughter of Hiram G. Merrill and Anna Lovicy Spoffard. They had at least two children:
148 ix. Merton L. Ellis was born in South Paris, Oxford, ME 16 Jun 1894. Saw mill worker. Enlisted 2 Dec 1912, 3d Field Artillery, and stationed at Ft. Slocum (New Rochelle), New York. Deserted 20 Jun 1913. He died 15 Sep 1952 in Boise, Idaho and is buried in Cloverdale Memorial Park in Boise.
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