James Farrell Ellis

18 November 1926–11 December 2002 (Age 76)
Geneva, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States

The Life of James Farrell

When James Farrell Ellis was born on 18 November 1926, in Geneva, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States, his father, Harold C. Ellis, was 24 and his mother, Anna Klara Strobelt, was 22. He married Rose Bernice Blunck on 3 October 1949, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He lived in Ogden City Legislative District 2, Ogden City Election Precinct, Weber, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 11 December 2002, in Pike, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in McComb, Pike, Mississippi, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Farrell Ellis
Rose Bernice Blunck
Marriage: 3 October 1949

Spouse and Children

3 October 1949
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 1

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1939 · First Oil Well in Mississippi Located in Yazoo County

Age 13

Fredric F. Mellen was a geologist that was surveyed a clay and minerals project. While doing this he instead struck oil and started the oil industry in Mississippi.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 21

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

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)

  • James F Ellis in household of Harold Ellis, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James Farrel Ellis, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"
  • Jim F Ellis, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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