John Ellis McCollam

Male11 August 1885–4 October 1950

Brief Life History 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 36 and his mother, Mary Jane Simmons, was 34. 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 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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John Ellis McCollam
Ora Bess Teter
Marriage: 15 August 1910
Mary McCollam
Virginia Ruth McCollam

Sources (13)

  • John E Mccollan, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John Ellis McCollam, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • J E Mc Collam in household of Mary S Letie, "United States Census, 1920"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 August 1910Belington, Barbour, West Virginia, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (7)

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    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

    Irish (northern): variant of McCollum .

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

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