Eva V. Ellis

13 October 1851–16 November 1909 (Age 58)
Potsdam, St. Lawrence, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Eva V.

When Eva V. Ellis was born on 13 October 1851, in Potsdam, St. Lawrence, New York, United States, her father, Franklin Van Buren Ellis, was 36 and her mother, Cynthia Eliza Pelsue, was 24. She married Augustus McMurphey in 1878. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Stockholm, St. Lawrence, New York, United States for about 10 years and Winona, Winona, Minnesota, United States in 1880. She died on 16 November 1909, in Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 58.

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Family Time Line

Augustus McMurphey
Eva V. Ellis
Marriage: 1878
Villa McMurphy
Beulah Mc Murphey
Ellis George Mc Murphey
May Antoinette McMurphey
Alice Ellis Mc Murphey
Grace McMurphy
Avah McMurphy
Avah Mc Murphey

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    World Events (8)

    Age 7
    Minnesota is the 32nd state.
    Age 12
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 16
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English personal name Elis, an Old French vernacular form of Elias, the Latin and New Testament Greek form of Hebrew Eliyahu; see Elijah and compare Elias , Lias , Ely .English: possibly in some instances from the Middle English female personal name Elice, a pet form of Elizabeth .Welsh: from Elis, a shortened form of the Welsh personal name Elisse (earlier Elisedd, a derivative of elus ‘kindly, benevolent’). As usual in Welsh, the stress in Elisse is on the penultimate syllable -li-, which shifts to initial El- when the name is shortened to Elis. It later became confused with Ellis in 1 above.

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

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    Sources (8)

    • Eva Ellis Mcmurphey in entry for Mcmurphey, "Minnesota, Births and Christenings, 1840-1980"
    • Eva Mac Murphey in household of August Mac Murphey, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Eva MacMurphy, "Minnesota Deaths, 1887-2001"

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