Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Tombstone Tuesday ~ William Ellingwood, died 1766 Beverly, Massachusetts

This tombstone was photographed at the Abbott Hale Cemetery in Beverly, Massachusetts

In Memory of
who departed this
Life July 13th
In the 51st year
of his age.

William Ellingwood, son of William Ellingwood and Abigail Woodbury,  was born 10 June 1716 in Beverly, Massachusetts, and died 13 July 1766.  He married Elizabeth Woodbury, his first cousin, on 12 May 1737 in Beverly. She was the daughter of Jonathan Woodbury and Elinor Ellingwood, borm 15 May 1716 in Beverly, and died 14 Jan 1800.  

William Ellingwood is my first cousin, 8 generations removed.  We are both descended from his grandparents (and my 8th grandparents) Benjamin Ellenwood and his wife Mary.  Elizabeth Woodbury is also my first cousin, 8 generations removed, since we are both descended of Benjamin Ellenwood, too, as well as our common WOODBURY and DODGE ancestors.


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Heather Wilkinson Rojo, "Tombstone Tuesday ~ William Ellingwood, died 1766 Beverly, Massachusetts", Nutfield Genealogy, posted February 2, 2016, ( http://nutfieldgenealogy.blogspot.com/2016/02/tombstone-tuesday-william-ellingwood.html: accessed [access date]).

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