Mary Ida Lloyd

24 April 1870–1 December 1933 (Age 63)
West Virginia, United States

The Life of Mary Ida

When Mary Ida Lloyd was born on 24 April 1870, in West Virginia, United States, her father, Nehemiah J. Lloyd, was 33 and her mother, Esther Barbara Taylor, was 35. She married Elial Sylvanus Ellis on 5 November 1887, in Summit, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Akron, Summit, Ohio, United States in 1880. She died on 1 December 1933, in Pontiac, Oakland, Michigan, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Roseland Park Cemetery, Berkley, Oakland, Michigan, United States.

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Elial Sylvanus Ellis
Mary Ida Lloyd
Marriage: 5 November 1887
Lee DeMott Ellis
Beatrice May Ellis

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5 November 1887
Summit, Ohio, United States


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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 9

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

Age 17

"The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."

Name Meaning

Welsh: descriptive nickname from Welsh llwyd ‘gray’. In Welsh the color term llwyd also includes shades of brown, and it is likely that, when used with reference to younger men, llwyd denoted brown or mouse-colored hair.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary I Ellis in household of Elia* S Ellis, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary Lloyd in household of N J Lloyd, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary Ida Lloyd, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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