Details for William Lewis Ellis (Atlas Number 5023005837)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5023005837


Marker Number 5837
Atlas Number 5023005837
Marker Title William Lewis Ellis
Index Entry Ellis, William Lewis
City Seymour
County Baylor
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 477457
UTM Northing 3714969
Subject Codes local law enforcement officer; sheriffs
Marker Year 1969
Marker Location from Seymour, take FM 114 1 mi. SE to FM 1286 - follow FM 1286 S. 1 mi. to Masonic cemetery on E. side of Rd.
Marker Size grave marker
Marker Text (January 25, 1861 - August 6, 1916) Sheriff of Baylor County 1912-1916. A champion of the law, he was feared by the many rustlers and bandits in the area. He gave his life in the line of duty. First wife was Barnetta (Ashton); second, Sarah E. (Scott). He was Presbyterian. Recorded--1969.