Elizabeth Ely

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ChartsDescendants of Ellis Cook-6 Generations
Elizabeth Ely, daughter of Moses Ely and Rebekah Cook, was born at Livingston, Essex Co., New Jersey, 28 August 1783.1 She died 23 March 1844,1 and was buried at Ely Cemetery, Livingston, Essex Co., New Jersey.2

Elizabeth married (1) George Ring, whose parents are unknown;1 she married (2) John Watson, son of John Watson and Martha Lee, in 1819.3

Elizabeth's first husband, George Ring, left the area in 1805 and was not heard from again. Fourteen years later, thinking him dead, she obtained a divorce and married the Rev John Watson.2

Family 1

George Ring d. bef. 1819

Family 2

John Watson b. 1787, d. 30 Apr 1840
This person was last edited on24 Dec 2017


  1. [S981] Moses S. Beach, Rev. William Ely and Geo. B. Vanderpoel (ed.), The Ely Ancestry: Lineage of Richard Ely of Plymouth, England, who came to Boston, Mass., about 1655, & settled at Lyme, Conn, in 1660 (New York: The Calumet Press, 1902), 119, further cited as Beach, Ely, and Vanderpoel, The Ely Ancestry.
  2. [S1546] Barbara Schaffer, Find A Grave memorial #31782741, added 28 Nov 2008, online http://www.findagrave.com, accessed Jun 2015, further cited as Find A Grave.
  3. [S981] Beach, Ely, and Vanderpoel, The Ely Ancestry, 119, 215.