Vital Statistics Edit
Daughter of William Hammond and Elizabeth Paine
1616-Jul-14 : Baptism at Lavenham, Suffolkshire, England
1630-1640 : Marriage to Timothy Hawkins and Immigration to New England
1685-Sep-01 : Death at Watertown, Massachusetts Colony
Ellis married (2) Hannah or Anne Hammond on 14 Dec 1653 in Watertown. It was the second marriage for both. She was baptized at Lavenham, Suffolkshire, Eng. on 14 Jul 1616 and died on 1 Sep 1685 in Watertown. She was the daughter of WILLIAM HAMMOND and ELIZABETH PAINE. She had married (1) Timothy Hawkins. Both of Hannah's marriages are addressed in a receipt of 1 Apr 1673 given by Benjamin Garfield of Watertown to "Eliz (Ellis) Barron my father in law". The receipt was for that portion left to his wife, Mehitable (Hawkins) Garfield. Specifically, "left hir of the estate of Timothy Hawkins Deced, her father."[8/V.20 pp.135-36]
Ellis's will was dated 26 Oct. 1676. He died four days later. His will proved less than two months afterward on the 19th of December. Ellis named his wife in his will but none of his daughters. Of his children mentioning only his three eldest sons. He also named a grand daughter Elizabeth Barron the daughter of Ellis Jr. Ellis's wife Hannah, as agreed at the time of their marriage was to return to her houses and property which she owned prior to their marriage.[6/V.4, p197]
Also in the Will of Ellis Barron was mentioned a male negro servant. This man was actually a slave and as such was itemized as property on the inventory of Barron's estate as "1. Negro" at twenty pounds.[6/V.4 p.200] This slave was given to his wife Hannah and in her Will of 18 Aug. 1683 she identifies him as "my negro Shippio".