Mary Ida Lloyd

Female24 April 1870–1 December 1933

Brief Life History 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 and Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States in 1900. 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

Sources (13)

  • Mary Lloyd in household of N J Lloyd, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Mary Ida Lloyd - Individual or family possessions: birth: 24 April 1870;
  • Mary Ida Lloyd, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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  • Marriage
    5 November 1887Summit, Ohio, United States
  • Children (2)

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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.

    1875 · Euclid Avenue Opera House

    Age 5

    The Euclid Avenue Opera House was the most popular theater in Cleveland at the time. It was home to a 1,638-seat auditorium and was constantly filled. In 1922 the building was demolished to make room for a Kresge store. The original chandelier hangs in the shop that now occupies the site.

    1887 · The Michelson-Morley Experiment

    Age 17

    In an attempt to detect a medium of space called aether, Albert A. Michelson and Edward W. Morley started to experiment to see if there was any relative motion of matter through light waves. The result was negative and is generally considered to be the first strong evidence against the aether theory. Even though it has failed multiple times, the same type of experiment has been repeated many times with higher amounts of sensitivity to the sensors.

    Name Meaning

    Welsh: descriptive nickname from Welsh llwyd ‘gray’. InWelsh the color term llwyd also includes shades of brown, andit 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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