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Maj. Daniel Ely

Male 1693 - 1776  (83 years)


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  • Name Daniel Ely  [1
    Prefix Maj. 
    Born 1693  Lyme, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 Mar 1776  Lyme, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Buried Ely Cemetery, Lyme, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Person ID I18644  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of DDB
    Last Modified 22 Nov 2020 

    Father William Ely,   b. Bef 15 Oct 1647,   d. 23 Feb 1717  (Age > 69 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Smith,   b. Abt 1662,   d. 10 Aug 1750, Lyme, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 88 years) 
    Married 12 May 1681  [3, 7
    Family ID F11315  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Ann Champlin,   b. 1692,   d. 29 Jun 1725  (Age 33 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Mary Ely,   b. 1714
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2020 
    Family ID F11311  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Daniel Ely (1693-1776) = Ruth Welles (1697-1731)
      Wells Ely (~1729-~1804) = Rebecca Selden
      Amy Ely (1777-1876) = Theodore Gridley (1758-1826)
      Elizabeth Ely Gridley (1826-1921) = George Selden Butler (1820-1907)
      Amy Gridley Butler (1848-1916) = George Manney Ayer (1840-1914)
      Adele Augusta Ayer (1867-1938) = Levi Addison Gardner (1861-1916)
      Dorothy Ayer Gardner (1892-1967) = Leslie Lynch King (1882-1941)
      Leslie Lynch King, Jr. (1913-2006) --

      whose name was changed to Gerald Rudolph Ford when his mother divorced his father and married Gerald Rudolf (yes, Rudolf, not Rudolph) Ford. 38th President of the United States.

  • Sources 
    1. [S2486] The Lee Family: Thomas Lee of Lyme, Connecticut, and Some of His Descendants by Irving Call Lee. New York: B. H. Tyrell, 1933.

    2. [S2488] Find a Grave page for Daniel Ely., year only.

    3. [S2492] The Ely Ancestry: Lineage of Richard Ely of Plymouth, England, Who Came to Boston, Mass., About 1655, & Settled at Lyme, Conn, in 1660 by Moses S. Beach and William Ely; ed. George B. Vanderpoel. New York: The Calumet Press, 1902.

    4. [S2489] Descendants of Gov. Thomas Welles of Connecticut, 2nd Edition by Barbara Jean Matthews. Connecticut, 2013., year only.

    5. [S2488] Find a Grave page for Daniel Ely.

    6. [S2489] Descendants of Gov. Thomas Welles of Connecticut, 2nd Edition by Barbara Jean Matthews. Connecticut, 2013.

    7. [S660] Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire by Sybil Noyes, Charles Thornton Libby, and Walter Goodwin Davis. Portland, Maine: Southworth Press, 1928-1939., month and year only.