Ella Nannie Burris

10 November 1882–13 March 1971 (Age 88)
Anaheim, Orange, California, United States

The Life of Ella Nannie

When Ella Nannie Burris was born on 10 November 1882, in Anaheim, Orange, California, United States, her father, Henry Burris, was 28 and her mother, Mary Davis, was 17. She married John Jay Addington on 6 June 1904, in Bolsa, Orange, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. She lived in South Phoenix, Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona Territory, United States in 1900. She died on 13 March 1971, in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States.

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John Jay Addington
Ella Nannie Burris
Marriage: 6 June 1904
Ethel Addington
Velda Mae Addington
Elma Jean Addington
Goldie Addington

Spouse and Children

6 June 1904
Bolsa, Orange, California, United States


    Ethel Addington


    Velda Mae Addington



    Goldie Addington


Parents and Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 9

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 24

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Burrows .2 Possibly an altered form of German Börries or Borr(i)es ( see Burress ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mammie Bunis in household of Henry Bunis, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ethel N Burris in entry for Goldie Addington, "Arizona, Birth Certificates and Indexes, 1855-1930"
  • Ethel N Burris in entry for Addington, "Arizona, Birth Certificates and Indexes, 1855-1930"

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