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From “Virginia and Virginians, 1606-1888,” published by H.H. Hardesty, we find this entry for Leander Ellis, who resided at Gilbert, West Virginia:

The subject of this sketch, is a native of Logan county, W.Va., born June 30, 1856, and married in the same county to Miss Frances Elkins, born there also Jan. 25, 1862, their marriage being solemnized Oct. 6, 1876. To this union there have been five births: Annie B., born Sept. 15, 1877, and died Nov. 5, same year; George R., born Nov. 30, 1878; Lloyd W., born Oct. 26, 1880; Albert, born March 21, 1883; and Mary, born Sept. 28, 1884. Mr. Ellis’ parents are Lloyd and Flora (Spratt) Ellis, both yet living. He is engaged in farming and the timber business, and his address is Gilbert, Logan county, West Virginia.

Source: Dr. R.A. Brock, Virginia and Virginians, 1606-1888 (Richmond, VA: H.H. Hardesty, Publisher, 1888), p. 828-829.

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