Charles Edison Ellis

28 February 1887–29 December 1919 (Age 32)
Hayes, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Charles Edison

When Charles Edison Ellis was born on 28 February 1887, in Hayes, Nebraska, United States, his father, Charles U Ellis, was 28 and his mother, Ellen Elizabeth Hall, was 32. He married Lena Belle Neason on 15 January 1907, in Weiser, Washington, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Dickens, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States in 1900 and York, York, Nebraska, United States in 1910. He died on 29 December 1919, in York, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 32, and was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, York, York, Nebraska, United States.

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Charles Edison Ellis
Lena Belle Neason
Marriage: 15 January 1907
Gladys Jeanette Ellis

Spouse and Children

15 January 1907
Weiser, Washington, Idaho, United States


    Gladys Jeanette Ellis


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 3

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 9

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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)

  • Charles E Ellis in household of August Harms, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Charles E Ellis in household of Charles Ellis, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Chas Ellis in entry for John J Hanlin and Gladys J Ellis, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"

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