Eva V. Ellis

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

The Life 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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Augustus McMurphey
Eva V. Ellis
Marriage: 1878
Villa McMurphy
Beulah Mc Murphey
Ellis George Mc Murphey
May Antoinette Mc Murphey
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 The Amendment was later repealed.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 and Welsh: from the medieval personal name Elis, a vernacular form of Elijah ( see Elias ). In Wales this surname absorbed forms derived from the Welsh personal name Elisedd, a derivative of elus ‘kindly’, ‘benevolent’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Eva Mac Murphey in household of August Mac Murphey, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Eveline Ellis in household of Franklin V Ellis, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Eveline V Ellis in household of Franklin V Ellis, "United States Census, 1860"

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