John Ellis McCollam

11 August 1885–4 October 1950 (Age 65)
Barbour, West Virginia, United States

The Life of John Ellis

When John Ellis McCollam was born on 11 August 1885, in Barbour, West Virginia, United States, his father, James Robert McCollam, was 34 and his mother, Mary Jane Simmons, was 36. He married Ora Bess Teter on 15 August 1910, in Belington, Barbour, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Belington, Barbour, West Virginia, United States in 1930 and Barker Magisterial District, Barbour, West Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 4 October 1950, in Randolph, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Belington, Barbour, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Ellis McCollam
Ora Bess Teter
Marriage: 15 August 1910
Mary McCollam
Virginia Ruth McCollam

Spouse and Children

15 August 1910
Belington, Barbour, West Virginia, United States


    Mary McCollam


    Virginia Ruth McCollam


Parents and Siblings

    James Robert McCollam


    Mary Jane Simmons




+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 1

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 18

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

Northern Irish: variant of McCollum .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John E Mccollan, "United States Census, 1940"
  • J E Mc Collam in household of Mary S Letie, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John E Mc Collam in household of James R Mc Collam, "United States Census, 1900"

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