Birth: Ellen More was baptized May 24, 1612, a reputed daughter of
Samuel and Katherine (More) More.
Death: She died the winter of 1620/1.
Ship: Mayflower, 1620
Life in England: Ellen was one of four children, two sons and two
daughters, born to Katherine More. In 1616, Katherine’s husband accused his wife
of long-term adultery with Jacob Blakeway, maintaining that some, if not all, of
the children were actually Blakeway’s. After a separation and lengthy divorce
proceedings, the four children were brought to London.There they were placed
under the care of John Carver and Robert Cushman, who transported them to what
would become Plymouth Colony.
Life in New England: Ellen was placed in the care of Edward Winslow, and
came to Plymouth Colony with Edward and Elizabeth Winslow, and two servants,
George Soule and Elias Story. Ellen, Elizabeth Winslow and Elias Story all died
in the winter of 1620/1.