Descendants of James Reeves Sr.

Nancy Cansus EllisAge: 85 years18731958

Name
Nancy Cansus Ellis
Given names
Nancy Cansus
Surname
Ellis
Birth March 2, 1873 30 29
MarriageAndrew Jackson TwittyView this family
yes

Birth of a brotherElisha Thomas Ellis
June 29, 1876 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a sisterMolly Ellis
November 17, 1883 (Age 10 years)

Source: Headstone
Publication: Information was gathered either from a transcription, headstone photo, or from directly viewing the gravestone.
Birth of a brotherJohn Sidney Ellis
June 5, 1889 (Age 16 years)
Source: Headstone
Publication: Information was gathered either from a transcription, headstone photo, or from directly viewing the gravestone.
Birth of a brotherHampton A. Ellis
January 1891 (Age 17 years)

Birth of a son
#1
Broadus Leroy Twitty
June 11, 1891 (Age 18 years)
Source: Headstone
Publication: Information was gathered either from a transcription, headstone photo, or from directly viewing the gravestone.
Death of a maternal grandfatherJames Brady Reeves
about March 11, 1894 (Age 21 years)

Birth of a daughter
#2
Theodocia Almetta Rebecca Jane Twitty
September 17, 1894 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3
Lilly Twitty
May 1895 (Age 22 years)
Source: Headstone
Publication: Information was gathered either from a transcription, headstone photo, or from directly viewing the gravestone.
Birth of a son
#4
Archey R. Twitty
July 16, 1898 (Age 25 years)

Death of a motherMary Elizabeth Reeves
June 8, 1906 (Age 33 years)

Source: Obituary
Text:

The Lancaster News, 16 June 1906

Death of a sisterAlice Ellis
December 21, 1913 (Age 40 years)

Source: Headstone
Publication: Information was gathered either from a transcription, headstone photo, or from directly viewing the gravestone.
Death of a fatherAndrew James Ellis
March 12, 1918 (Age 45 years)
Death of a brotherJames R. Ellis
November 28, 1922 (Age 49 years)
Source: Headstone
Publication: Information was gathered either from a transcription, headstone photo, or from directly viewing the gravestone.
Burial of a brotherJames R. Ellis
November 28, 1922 (Age 49 years)
Source: Headstone
Publication: Information was gathered either from a transcription, headstone photo, or from directly viewing the gravestone.
Death of a sisterMolly Ellis
April 7, 1923 (Age 50 years)
Source: Headstone
Publication: Information was gathered either from a transcription, headstone photo, or from directly viewing the gravestone.
Burial of a sisterMolly Ellis
April 9, 1923 (Age 50 years)
Death of a husbandAndrew Jackson Twitty
March 30, 1929 (Age 56 years)
Burial of a husbandAndrew Jackson Twitty
April 1, 1929 (Age 56 years)
Death of a brotherLeander Bynum Ellis
May 3, 1933 (Age 60 years)
Burial of a brotherLeander Bynum Ellis
May 4, 1933 (Age 60 years)
Death of a brotherHampton A. Ellis
December 14, 1942 (Age 69 years)
Burial of a brotherHampton A. Ellis
December 16, 1942 (Age 69 years)
Death of a brotherElisha Thomas Ellis
February 27, 1944 (Age 70 years)
Source: Headstone
Publication: Information was gathered either from a transcription, headstone photo, or from directly viewing the gravestone.
Death of a sonArchey R. Twitty
August 15, 1955 (Age 82 years)
Burial of a sonArchey R. Twitty
August 16, 1955 (Age 82 years)
Death June 3, 1958 (Age 85 years)
Source: Obituary
Text:

The State, 5 June 1958

Burial
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage:
elder brother
4 years
elder sister
3 years
elder sister
15 months
herself
-1 months
elder brother
3 years
younger brother
7 years
younger sister
6 years
younger brother
20 months
younger brother
Family with Andrew Jackson Twitty - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage:
son
3 years
daughter
8 months
daughter
3 years
son

Birth1880 United Sates Census
Birth1900 United States Census
Name1880 United Sates Census
NameEllis Line Up
DeathObituary
Text:

The State, 5 June 1958

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Obituary, The State - June 5, 1958 Mrs. Twitty, 87, of Camden Camden (special) - Mrs. Nannie Ellis Twitty, 87, widow of the late Andrew Twitty, died at 11:20 Tuesday night at the residence of her son, where she had made her home for several years. She had been ill two weeks. Born in Lancaster County, the daughter of the late Andrew and Elizabeth Reeves Ellis, she was a member of the Mavern Hill Baptist Church. She is survived by one son, B. L. Twitty of Camden; two daughters, Mrs. Harry L. Griffin of Columbia and Mrs. W. L. Carnes of Lancaster; one brother, Sidney Ellis of Camden; 24 grand children and 64 great grand children. Funeral services will be conducted from the Malvern Hill Bpatist Church at 11 a. m. Thursday by the Rev. J. E. Zachary, the Rev. Paul Becher and the Rev. Wayne Lavan. Interment will be in the family plot of Bethany (Westville) Baptist Church Cemetery.

1880 census gives age of 6 while her brother Bynum as age 5. Age on obituary points to birth date of 1871.

Delayed birth record says mother's name was Rebecca Reeves. Gave Nancy's birth date as March 2, 1873 as "taken from the family bible of the Ellis family." Said mothers age at death was 68.