Class of 1810

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Powhatan Ellis (1790-1863)

Powhatan Ellis was born in Amherst County, Virginia and was named for the father of Pocahontas, from whom the family claimed descent. He was a student at Washington Academy and then at Dickinson as a member of the class of 1810. The College has no record of his graduation, however.


College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1810
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