Charles Edson Ellis

Male28 February 1887–29 December 1919

Brief Life History of Charles Edson

When Charles Edson 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 York, York, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Edson Ellis
Sarah Ann Rachel Andrews
Marriage: 21 September 1910
Ralph Andrew Ellis
Gwen Charles Ellis
Ann Mae Ellis

Sources (12)

  • Charles E Ellis in household of August Harms, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Chas Ellis in entry for John J Hanlin and Gladys J Ellis, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"
  • Charles Edson Ellis, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 September 1910York, York, Nebraska, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Historical Boundaries: 1888: Lincoln, Nebraska, United States

    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.

    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: from the Middle English personal name Elis, an Old French vernacular form of Elias, the Latin and New Testament Greek form of Hebrew Eliyahu; see Elijah and compare Elias , Lias , Ely .

    English: possibly in some instances from the Middle English female personal name Elice, a pet form of Elizabeth .

    Welsh: from Elis, a shortened form of the Welsh personal name Elisse (earlier Elisedd, a derivative of elus ‘kindly, benevolent’). As usual in Welsh, the stress in Elisse is on the penultimate syllable -li-, which shifts to initial El- when the name is shortened to Elis. It later became confused with Ellis in 1 above.

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

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