- September 13, 2017: John Ellzey Bible - Leaves & BranchesThe Ellzey is not a direct line family of mine. However, the Ellzey family married into my Alford, Fortenberry & Smith lines. They were our neighbors, friends & in laws.Finding the Bible record on line at Genealogy Gophers was a nice surprise. It yielded the oldest information I have on this family.John Ellzey BibleOriginal owner: John & Elizabeth Coney EllzeyBible published 1851MarriagesJohn Ellzey Elizabeth Coney 18 July 1823Wm S Ellzey Winneyfred Sibley 20 Jan 1842Burrel Fortenberry Eliza Jane Ellzey 15 Aug 1850John S Ellzey Sarintha Smith 1 May 1851Benjamin F. Ellzey Elizabeth Holmes 2 Sept 1852Lewis N. Ellzey Mary Ann Holmes 1 Sept 1853James W. Ellzey Nancy C. Jane 18 Sept 1856John Ellzey Margaretta Indiana Hall 5 Jan 1860BirthsJohn Ellzey 10 Nov 1796Elizabeth Coney 24 Apr 1808Their children:William S. 8 Aug 1824Mary N. 25 Dec 1825Benj. F. 10 Sept 1827John S. 13 Mar 1829Eliza J. 5 Sept 1830Lewis 2 Feb 1832Jackson J. 8 Dec 1833James W. 9 Aug 1835Thomas J. 19 Apr 1837Wesley M. 1 Feb 1839Rachel M. 23 Dec 1840Lemuel N. 1 Nov 1842Laura A. 25 Apr 1844Eveline E. 6 Feb 1846Jesse C. 15 Apr 1848Sarah W. 13 Sept 1851Source: Mississippi Genealogical Society, Mississippi Cemetery and Bible Records, Volume 8 (Jackson, MS, 1961) 84-85; digital image, Genealogy Gophers (gengophers.com: accessed Aug. 2017).
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