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Elledge Family of Wilkes County, NC

Joseph Addison Elledge was born about 1800 in Wilkes Co., NC. In 1822 "Joseph Elledge is charged with begetting a boy child, Zachariah Roberts, on the body of Margaret Roberts." Zachariah was the second child born between Margaret and Joseph. Phoebe Roberts was born in 1821. On December 22, 1822 Joseph Elledge married Margaret Roberts. Margaret died in 1842 and Joseph died in 1875. Margaret's estate was not settled until after Joseph's death in 1875. By 1844 Joseph Elledge was married to Elizabeth Hawkins.

First Generation

Children of Joseph Addison Elledge, Sr. and Margaret Roberts
Phoebe Roberts (1821)
Zachariah Roberts/Elledge (1822-1876) m. Nancy Absher (abt. 1826-aft. 1850)
William Elledge (1823-aft. 1880) m. Sarah Mahulda Hayes (abt. 1823-aft. 1880), d/o Joseph Hays and Mary Hays
Martha Matilda Elledge (1825) m. Robert R. Hayes (abt. 1820-aft. 1880), s/o Joseph Hays and Mary Hays
John E. Elledge (1827-aft.1870) m. Rebecca M. Brown (abt. 1830-aft. 1870)
Alfred Elledge (1829-1894) m. Elizabeth Rhodes (abt. 1833-aft. 1900) d/o Elijah L. Rhodes Sr. and Susannah Hall
Elizabeth Elledge (1831-bef. 1860) m. Elisha F. Jennings, Jr.
Margaret (Peggy) Elledge (1832-1904) m. William Higgins (m. 1853)
Mary Elledge (1834-aft. 1850) m. Benjamin Franklin Rhodes
Joseph Elledge, Jr. (1839-aft. 1880) m. Mary V. Bullis
Benjamin F. Elledge (1842-aft. 1900) m. Elizabeth Jennings (abt. 1846-bef. 1900)

Children of Joseph Addison Elledge, Sr.and Elizabeth Hawkins
James Elledge (1844-1928) m. Sarah Ann Sebastian (-aft. 1880) (m. 1867)
Sarah Elledge (1845-aft. 1850) did she marry John S. Brooks?
Nancy Elledge (1847-1904)
Jemima Jane Elledge (1849-1945) m. Isiah McGrady
Jacob Elledge (1851-1935) m. 1) Nancy Selena Hayes (abt. 1850-aft. 1880). 2) Amanda Rhodes
Rhoda Elledge (1853-1936) m. Samuel Smith Jennings (abt. 1854-aft. 1880)
Delilah Elledge (1856-aft. 1936) m. Adolphus Martin Hayes, s/o Reuben Hayes and Nancy Wheatley/Whitley

Second Generation

Children of Zachariah Roberts/Elledge and Nancy Absher
Ezekiel Elledge (abt. 1845-aft. 1850)
Jane Elledge (abt. 1846-aft. 1850) did she marry Isiah McGrady
Joseph Elledge (abt.1848-aft. 1850)
Zachariah and his family are named Elledge in the 1850 census record


Children of William Elledge and Sarah Mahulda Hayes
Mary Elledge (abt. 1847-aft. 1850)
Margaret Elledge (abt. 1848-aft. 1850)
Martha Elledge (abt. 1852-aft. 1870)
Lavina Susan Elledge (abt. 1854-aft. 1870)
Joshua Elledge (abt. 1856-aft. 1870)
William R. Elledge (abt. 1858-aft. 1880)
John Martin Elledge (abt. 1862-aft. 1880)
Sarah (Sallie) Elledge (abt. 1865-aft. 1880)
George Elledge (abt. 1872-aft. 1880) m. Mary Elizabeth Long


Children of John E. Elledge and Rebecca M. Brown
William Elledge (abt. 1851-aft. 1900) m. Mary J. Elledge (abt. 1854-aft. 1900), d/o Alfred Elledge and Elizabeth Rhodes
Joseph P. Elledge (abt. 1852-aft. 1870) m. Pauline Hayes (abt. 1859)
Victoria Jane Elledge (abt. 1855-aft. 1878) m. Leander Madison Jennings
Drury C. Elledge (1858-1931) m. Druscilla Blaylock
Martha Caroline Elledge (1860-aft. 1870) m. George W. Brown
Mary Margaret Elledge (1864-bef. 1880) m. Joseph Elledge, Jr., s/o Alfred Elledge and Elizabeth Rhodes
John Elledge (1867-aft. 1900) m. Ida A. Elledge, d/o Jacob Elledge and and Nancy Selena Hayes
George Washington Elledge (1870) m. Mary Pauline Eller (abt. 1874-aft. 1900)


Children of Alfred Elledge and Elizabeth Rhodes
Benjamin J. Elledge (1850-aft. 1910) m. Susie Roberts
Martha Elledge (1852)
Mary Jane Elledge (1854) m. Willliam Elledge, s/o John E. Elledge and Rebecca M. Brown
Thomas Clingman Elledge (1856-aft. 1880) m. Amanda McGrady
Harvey B. Elledge (1859) m. Martha M. Watson
James Gordon Elledge (1861-aft. 1880) m. Myra A. Tinsley
Joseph A. Elledge (1862-1920) m. Mary Margaret Elledge (1864-bef. 1880), s/o John E. Elledge and Rebecca A. Brown
Jacob J. Elledge (1863-aft. 1880) m. Mary Canzada Brown
Lewis Otis Elledge (1866-aft. 1880) m. Elizabeth (Lizzie) McGrady
Elijah Sylvester Elledge (1869-aft. 1880) m. Myra Brown
Queen Ann Elledge (1870-aft. 1880) m. Patrick Elmore Dancy
General Grant Elledge (1872-aft. 1920) m. Gertrude (Gertie) A. Jennings (abt. 1880-aft. 1920)

In the 1900 census record, Elizabeth Rhodes Elledige is living with her son, General Grant Elledge. Elizabeth states she has given birth to 15 children, of which 12 are living.


Children of Joseph Elledge, Jr.and Mary V. Bullis
James Elledge (abt. 1870-aft. 1880)
Mary B. Elledge (1872-aft. 1880)
Sarah Elledge (abt. 1874-aft. 1880)
Martha Alice Elledge (abt.1877-aft.1880) did she marry Arthur Stamper?
Saura (Laura?) J. Elledge (abt.1880)


Children of Benjamin F. Elledge and Elizabeth Jennings
Luke Abner Elledge (abt. 1870-aft. 1900) m. Mary Alice Reece (?-aft. 1900)
Samuel Andrew Elledge (abt. 1873-aft. 1900) m. Emma Eunice Blackburn
Levi Elledge (abt. 1875-aft. 1900)
Thomas Elledge (abt. 1878-aft. 1900)
Millard M. Elledge (abt. 1882-aft. 1900)
Isura B. Elledge (abt. 1884-aft. 1900)


Children of James Elledge and Sarah Ann Sebastian
Abernathy N. Elledge (abt. 1868-aft. 1940) m. Martha Jane Hall (1871-1964), d/o James Curel Hall and Margaret Richardson


Children of Jacob Elledge (abt. 1853-aft. 1900) and Nancy Selena Hayes (abt. 1850-aft. 1880)
Ada Elledge (abt. 1871-aft. 1900) m. John Elledge, s/o John E. Elledge and Rebecca M. Brown
Nancy C. Elledge (abt. 1876)

Elizabeth Elledge, age 65, is living with her son, Jacob Elledge in 1880.

Third Generation

Children of General Grant Elledge and Gertrude (Gertie) A. Jennings
Cord/Coy C. Elledge (abt. 1895-aft. 1920)
Otto W. Elledge (abt. 1897-aft. 1920)
Viola C. Elledge (abt. 1899-aft. 1920) (is she the mother of Pansy, born abt. 1918?)
Alfred Elledge (abt. 1902)
Hattie Elledge (abt. 1905)
Vernie Elledge (abt. 1911)
Nannie Elledge (abt. 1913)
Claude Elledge (abt. 1917)


Children of Joseph P. Elledge and Pauline Hayes
McCager Elledge (abt. 1883)
Timothy Elledge (abt. 1887)
Sherman Elledge (abt. 1890)
Laurra Elledge (abt. 1896)


Childrend of Abernathy N. Elledge and Martha Jane Hall
Florence Isadoria Elledge (1893-aft. 1918) m. William Todd Burke (1886-aft. 1918)
James Spencer Elledge (1895-aft. 1920) m. Lury Harrold
Nora Weyler Elledge (1897-aft. 1910) m. Samuel Rhodes
Rhoedosia (Dossie) Elledge (1900-aft. 1910)
Winfry/Winfred Claude Elledge (1907-1972) m. Mary Bell (Maribel) Rhodes, James Andrew Rhodes and Mary Jane Bumgarner
Charlie Wayne Elledge (1914)

This page created February 23, 2006
Faye Jarvis Moran

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