Ellis I Jones

June 1895–
Mississippi, United States

The Life of Ellis I

When Ellis I Jones was born in June 1895, in Mississippi, United States, his father, Eugene Seymour Jones, was 27 and his mother, Laura Jane Bowlin, was 26. He lived in Beat 5, Franklin, Mississippi, United States for about 10 years.

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Ellis I Jones
1895–
Annie Mae Jones
1897–1981

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

Age 12

When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.
1927

Age 32

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English and Welsh: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Jon(e) ( see John ). The surname is especially common in Wales and southern central England. In North America this name has absorbed various cognate and like-sounding surnames from other languages. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ellis I Jones, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ellis Jones in household of Eugene S Jones, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ellis Jones in household of Eugene Jones, "United States Census, 1900"

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