Timothy Ellis

25 November 1792–6 July 1813 (Age 20)
Fayette, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Timothy

When Timothy Ellis was born on 25 November 1792, in Fayette, Kentucky, United States, his father, John Ellis, was 44 and his mother, Sarah Parrish, was 41. He died on 6 July 1813, in Clark, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 20.

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Timothy Ellis
1792–1813
Olivia Owen
1794–

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World Events (7)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 2

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1796 · Wilderness Road Opens to Wagons

Age 4

In 1796, the Wilderness Road opened up for wagon use. The route was used by colonial and early settlers to reach Kentucky from the East. It started in Virginia, and went southward to Tennessee and then went north to Kentucky. The main danger of this route was Native American attacks.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 8

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

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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  • Legacy NFS Source: Timothy Ellis - birth: 25 November 1792; Fayette, Kentucky, United States

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