Hiram Ellis

22 July 1853–3 April 1912 (Age 58)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Hiram

When Hiram Ellis was born on 22 July 1853, in Missouri, United States, his father, Amos Ellis, was 43 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Cantley Chitwood, was 35. He married Ida Marian Wright on 12 July 1881, in Clear Creek, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Idaho Springs, Clear Creek, Colorado, United States in 1880 and Mesa, Mesa, Colorado, United States in 1910. He died on 3 April 1912, in Palisade, Mesa, Colorado, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Palisade, Mesa, Colorado, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hiram Ellis
1853–1912
Ida Marian Wright
1860–1918
Marriage: 12 July 1881
Fred Ellis
1886–1955
Eva Ellis
1889–1942
Amos Franklin Ellis
1892–1956
John Dewey Ellis
1898–1958

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 July 1881
Clear Creek, Colorado, United States
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

    Male1809–1893Male

    Mary Elizabeth Cantley Chitwood

    Female1817–1909Female

siblings

(11)

    Aurelia Ellis

    Female1837–Female

    Rosanna Jane Ellis

    Female1839–Female

    John William Ellis

    Male1840–1913Male

    Mary Amanda Ellis

    Female1843–1895Female

    Thomas Ellis

    Male1845–Male

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1860

Age 7

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
1861 · Denver Becomes a City

Age 8

In 1861, Denver City was incorporated into the territory as an official city.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 17

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

English and Welsh: from the medieval personal name Elis, a vernacular form of Elijah ( see Elias ). In Wales this surname absorbed forms derived from the Welsh personal name Elisedd, a derivative of elus ‘kindly’, ‘benevolent’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Hiram Ellis in household of Amos Ellis, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Hiram Ellis, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Hiram Ellis, "United States Census, 1900"

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