Emory Walker Ellison

15 November 1895–3 January 1969 (Age 73)
Fayette, West Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Emory Walker

When Emory Walker Ellison was born on 15 November 1895, in Fayette, West Virginia, United States, his father, Benjamin Franklin Ellison, was 31 and his mother, Nancy Ellen Stone, was 20. He married Myrtle Baxter on 9 January 1919. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Boone, West Virginia, United States in 1935 and Sherman District, Boone, West Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 3 January 1969, in Sylvester, Boone, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Rock Creek, Raleigh, West Virginia, United States.

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Emory Walker Ellison
Myrtle Baxter
Marriage: 9 January 1919
Macyl Ellison Yates
Bertha Tuttle
Pauline Anderson

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  • Marriage
    9 January 1919
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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.
    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 3
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 21
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English personal name Ellis (Old Testament Elijah) + -son.English: from the Middle English, Old French female personal name Elissent, Elisant, ancient Germanic Elisind.Scottish: sometimes a post-medieval variant of Allison , which is mainly concentrated in northern England and southwestern Scotland. There is a similar Scottish variation between Alison and Elison as female personal names.

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

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    Sources (10)

    • Emory Ellison, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Emory Walker Ellison, "West Virginia, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"
    • Emory Ellison in household of Ephram Malcolm, "United States Census, 1910"

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