Margaret was born in 1815 in Tennessee, the daughter of Joseph Dickson and Eleanor N. Rankin.
She died on 9 JAN 1892 in Benton County, Arkansas.
Her husband was David Ellis, who she married on 8 FEB 1842 in Shelby County, Illinois. Their only known child was Jennie (1845-1933).
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|Death||9 JAN 1892||
Obituaries of Benton County Arkansas
Vol One 1884-1898, Vol Two 1899-1904
|Census||25 JUN 1870||
see Dickson-McEwen Genealogy on ancestry.com
1892 page 95 Ellis, Margaret Dickson - Died, at her home on the 9th inst.,five miles east of Bentonville, Mrs. Margaret Ellis, age 77 years of la grippe and old age, widow of David Ellis, who preceded her twenty-two years.
She was a daughter of Joseph Dickson, twin brother to Robert Dickson, sho was well known as on of the first settlers of Bentonville. She was born in Middle Tennessee in 1815; went to Central Illinois when a child with her parents where she lived until 1867 when she came to this county and settled on the farm where she and her husband died.
“Aunt Peggy” has been a member of the Christian church from her youth.
[Benton County Democrat 1/21/92]
|Source:||Obituaries of Benton County Arkansas Vol One 1884-1898, Vol Two 1899-1904|
|Authors:||Barbart P Easley and Verla P McAnelly|
|Publisher:||Heritage Books, Inc Bowie Maryland|