Ellis, Richard

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The Ellis and Farar families were early settlers and major land owners in Mississippi and Louisiana. Richard Ellis owned White Cliffs, Homochitto, and Laurel Hill plantations in Adams County near Natchez, Miss. Upon Ellis' death, these plantations and the property associated with them were inherited by his children John, Abram, Jane, Mary, and Martha. Dr. Benjamin Farar was an early settler of Pointe Coupee Parish, La. and also owned lands in Adams County, Miss. He had three children: Benjamin, Ann Frances, and Margaret Madeline.

From the description of Ellis-Farar papers, 1768-1871 (bulk 1804-1833). (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 263084434

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associatedWith Butler, Thomas, 1785-1847. person
associatedWith Dunbar, William, 1749-1810. person
associatedWith Duncan, Stephen, 1787-1867. person
associatedWith Ellis family. family
associatedWith Ellis, Richard, d. ca. 1795. person
associatedWith Farar, Benjamin, 1773-1826. person
associatedWith Farar family. family
associatedWith Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845. person
associatedWith John (Ship) corporateBody
associatedWith Kenner, William, 1776-1823. person
associatedWith Long, Larry, 1937-2010. person
associatedWith Mercer, William Newton, 1792-1874. person
associatedWith Miró, Esteban, 1744-1795. person
associatedWith Ontario Agricultural College. University Naval Training Division. corporateBody
associatedWith Turner, Edward, 1778-1860. person
associatedWith University of California, Berkeley corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Mississippi--Adams County
Homochitto Plantation (Miss.)
California--San Francisco Bay Area
Laurel Hill Plantation (Miss.)
San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.)
Southern States
Skyline Boulevard (Oakland, Calif.)
White Cliffs Plantation (MIss.)
Cotton growing
Inheritance and succession
Ocean travel
Slave labor


Active 1768

Active 1871


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