This is what I have. I am related to the Ellis's by way of the Keller's(ar).This is all I have. I have not researched this family for a few years and could not find my proof, sorry. This info is from my notes. 1850 Coles Co. Census:John Ellis household, Elizabeth J. Cartmell, b:1827,TN and Wm. A. Cartmell,b:1849,IL. 1870 Coles Co. Census:John married a Sarah b:1826(Sarah Cross, May 25, 1854, Coles Co.IL. John Cross 48y b:IL in John Ellis household. James W. Ellis married Huldah Leitch, Feb. 20, 1865, Coles Co.IL(Vol. C, Pg. 159) Lucretia Roszel, b: 1807, Edgar Co. IL d: 1843. Buried @ Bethel Cem. , Lafayette Twp. Headstone of Capt. James W. Ellis b: July 9, 1840 d: Jan. 22, 1916. Buried same as above.