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COUNCILMAN, George*
(Between 1790/1794-Abt 1850)
UNKNOWN, Unknown*
(-Bef 1819)
ALLEN, Peter*
(1781-1845)
DIXON, Elizabeth*
(1781-1849)
COUNCILMAN, George Clinton*
(1811-1888)
ALLEN, Elizabeth*
(1816-1885)
COUNCILMAN, Elizabeth Ellen
(1853-1909)

 

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Spouses/Children:
FINNISON, John Stafford

COUNCILMAN, Elizabeth Ellen

  • Born: 16 Dec 1853, Chatham County, North Carolina, United States 44,279,280,281,282,283
  • Marriage: FINNISON, John Stafford about 1873
  • Died: 30 Mar 1909 283,284
  • Buried: Prosperity Friends, High Falls, Moore County, North Carolina, United States 283
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bullet  Birth Notes:

Lester Allen's book shows Ellen Councilman, daughter of George Councilman and Elizabeth Allen, born 12m-16-1853.

Tombstone shows birthdate 16 Dec 1853.

bullet  Death Notes:

Lester Allen's book shows Ellen Councilman death 2m-1908.

Tombstone shows deathdate 30 Mar 1909.

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bullet  Noted events in her life were:



1. Census, 27 Jul 1860, Prosperity Post Office, Moore County, North Carolina, United States. 281
1) Gorge C. Cauncilman, age 48, farmer, $1500 real estate, $1000 personal estate, born NC
2) Elizabeth Cauncilman, age 44, born NC
3) Peter Cauncilman, age 17, born NC, attends school
4) Milo Cauncilman, age 13, born NC, attends school
5) Ellen Cauncilman, age 7, born NC
6) Norma Allen, age 18, male, domestic, born NC.



2. Census, 15 Aug 1870, Ritter Twp, Moore County, North Carolina, United States. 282
1) Councilman, Geo C., age 59, farmer, $1500 real estate, $11000 personal estate, born NC
2) Councilman, Elizabeth, age 55, house keeper, born NC
3) Councilman, Peter, age 27, born NC
4) Councilman, Milow, age 22, born NC
5) Councilman, Elizabeth E., age 17, born NC.



3. Census, 24 Jun 1880, Ritter Twp, Moore County, North Carolina, United States. 279
1) Finnison, Staff., age 28, married, farmer, born NC, parents born NC
2) Finnison, E. Ellen, age 27, wife, married, keeps house, born NC, parents born NC
3) Finnison, Geo Haywood, age 6, son, born NC, parents born NC
4) Finnison, Lizzie, age 4, daughter, born NC, parents born NC
5) Finnison, Maggie A., age 2, daughter, born NC, parents born NC
6) Finnison, Lizzie Jane, age 3/12, born March, daughter, born NC, parents born NC.

4. Appearance in Document: Joined Quakers at Prosperity, 4 Dec 1880, Cane Creek Mtg, Alamance County, North Carolina, United States. 285 Cane Creek mo mtg held at Rocky River 12th mo 4th 1880 ... The following named persons (viz) Sarah Cole, Margaret Ann Brady, Esther Ann Brady, Sarah Deaton, Ellen Finison, John W. Shields, Sarah Shields, and Mary Ann Brady, make request for membership in our Society at Prosperity they having unity of friends there -- this meeting therefore receives them as members -- The clerk is directed to furnish them with a copy of this minute.

5. Appearance in Document: Overseer of Prosperty Meeting, 1 Jul 1882, Prosperity Friends, High Falls, Moore County, North Carolina, United States. 286 "Cane Creek Mo Mtg 1st Mo 7th 1882. ... The com appointed in 10th Mo to visit friends living in Moore County produced the following report, which this mtg accepts & appoints the persons therein named for Overseers for this year (Viz) We the com appointed in 10th mo last to visit friends at Prosperity in Moore County relative to their request report that four of us attended & held meeting with them for three days on the 26, 27, & 28th and we are united in the belief that they should have a meeting for worship established at that place by the name of Prosperity to be held on 1st and 4th days of each week, and further that they may have th eprivilege of holding a Preparative meeting on 4th day before the 1st 7th day of each month and we propose Milo Councilman & Betsey Finison for Overseers in that meeting."

6. Appearance in Document, 25 Aug 1887, Moore County, North Carolina, United States. Geo C Councilman will in Moore Co Will Book D, p278, mentions dau Elizabeth Ellen Finison wife of Stafford Finnison.

7. Appearance in Document: Transfer Quaker membership to Holly Spring, 6 Apr 1889, Prosperity Prep Mtg, Moore County, North Carolina, United States. 287,288 "Cane Creek Mo Meeting held 4 mo 6 1889 ... Prosperity Preparative meeting, composed of the following members, viz Robt Paschal, Milo Councilman, John W. Shelds, Jeremiah Finnison, Thos. W. Phillips, Zacharias Boroughs, Wm. Hill, Martha J. Councilman, Elizabeth Finnison, Lydia Shields, Margaret Brady, Sallie Cole, Ellen Finnison, Margaret Phillips, Esperann Phillips, Mary Brady, Annie McInstosh, Anna Boroughs, Isablla Moon, Ida Finnison, Ellen Brady, Sallie Deaton, minor members John Councilman, Ella Councilman, Geo Councilman, Jas E. Philips, Perley Philips, Martha A. Philips, after due deliberation requests a certificate conveying their right of membership to Holly Spring Monthly meetg on account of th edistance being much shorter. After deliberation the request is granted and a certificate as per request is signed on behald of meeting by clerks."

8. Census, 1900, Randolph County, North Carolina, United States. Elizabeth E Finison is age 46, born Dec 1853. She is married to John S Finison. They have been married for 26 years, with 8 children, 6 still living. (Randolph Co, Pleasant Grove Twp, Village of Enterprise, ED 92, sheet 6, line 90, family 123)

9. Alt. Death, 1908. 44


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Elizabeth married John Stafford FINNISON, son of Jeremiah FINNISON and Charity UNKNOWN, about 1873. (John Stafford FINNISON was born on 4 Feb 1853 in Moore County, North Carolina, United States,278,279 died on 14 Jun 1928 in Guilford County, North Carolina, United States 278 and was buried in Prosperity Church, High Falls, Moore County, North Carolina 278.)

bullet  Noted events in their marriage were:

1. Story. 284 Stafford Finnison married Ellen Councilman.

2. Story. Children of Stafford Finnison and Ellen Councilman are Haywood (m Ellen Blackley), Lizzie (m Council Smith), Janie (m Adolphus Gibson), Fannie (m James Roberts), Alice (m James Crabtree), and Eura (m Harrison Horner) (according to notes from George and Marie Allred).




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