Ellsworth was the son of unknown parents. The date and place of his birth have not been found.
He has died but the date and place are unknown.
His wife was Rachel Shiner, who he married on 17 APR 1873 in Caldwell County, MO. Their three known children were Nellie (c1875-1947), Olive "Ollie" (1877-1956) and Halleck F. (1879-?).