ELLIS, JAMES (1830 - 1916)

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Sawtelle Soldiers Home Records
James Ellis
LA National Cemetery

NAME: James Ellis
REGISTER #: 1241

Military History

RANK/CO/UNIT: Sgt./Co. B/2nd U.S. Cavalry
ENLISTMENT: 1858/02/15 New York City
DISCHARGED: 1863/05/15 Expiration of Service near Falmouth VA
RE-ENLISTMENT: 1865/05/15 Ft. D.A. Russell, Dakota Territory
RNK/CO/UNIT: Pvt./F Co./2nd U.S. Cavalry
DISCHARGED: 1873/05/27 Ft. Ellis Montana
DISABILITY: General infirmity

Domestic History

BORN: England
AGE: 62
HT/CMP/EYE/HR: 5'11"
RELIGION: Protestant
OCCUPATION: Laborer
RESIDENCE: Watsonville, Santa Cruz County
MARRIED SINGLE: Single
NEXT OF KIN: Thos-H. Ellis New York City

Home History

PENSION AMOUNT: $30
ADMISSION: 1892/01/27
DATE OF DEATH: 1916/09/21
CAUSE OF DEATH: Mistral Insufficiency
PENSION CERT #: 569979
EFFECTS: $1100 bank account, 143 cash, 90 pension due and 1.75 personal
HOW DISPOSED OF: To Ernest Werner Adm.
BURIAL INFO: VH Section 30, Row D, No. 7

Date of Birth: 1830

Date of Death: 1916-21-09

County: Los Angeles

Cemetery/City of Burial: Los Angeles National

Plot: 30/D/07

Mortuary: SH

Cause of Death: Hrt/Related

Occupation: Laborer

Height: 5'11

Local Address: (Watsonville)

Last City: (CA Sawtelle 21)

Native of: EN

Enlisted: 1858/02/15

Discharged: 1873/05/27

Military Unit: USA_ 2 Cav_ Co B_F

Rank: Sgt

Military Notes: 1858-63 CoB_ 1865-73 CoF

GAR#: N/R

Available records used to obtain information:
Cemetery records
Santa Cruz County death records
Military records
Voter Records
Sawtelle Soldiers Home records

CW Reference: Sawtelle #1241

Creator: Nelson, Robert L.
Source: Old Soldier: the story of the Grand Army of the Republic in Santa Cruz County. Santa Cruz, CA: The Museum of Art & History, c2004.
Date: Undated
Coverage: Santa Cruz (County)
Rights: Reproduced by permission of Robert L. Nelson.
Identifier: OS-0301

Citation

Nelson, Robert L. “ELLIS, JAMES (1830 - 1916).” Old Soldier: the story of the Grand Army of the Republic in Santa Cruz County. Santa Cruz, CA: The Museum of Art & History, c2004. SCPL Local History. https://history.santacruzpl.org/omeka/items/show/133277. Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.