Franklin Hooper Ellington

13 February 1857–9 April 1923 (Age 66)
Douglassville, Cass, Texas, United States

The Life Summary of Franklin Hooper

When Franklin Hooper Ellington was born on 13 February 1857, in Douglassville, Cass, Texas, United States, his father, John James Ellington, was 43 and his mother, Frances Adelia Ferrell, was 32. He married Lilla Dale McWhorter on 15 November 1882. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 3, Cass, Texas, United States in 1900. He died on 9 April 1923, in Pittsburg, Camp, Texas, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Pittsburg, Camp, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Franklin Hooper Ellington
Lilla Dale McWhorter
Marriage: 15 November 1882
Lilla Dale Ellington
John Orville Ellington
Lula M Ellington
Franklin H Ellington Jr.
Linda N Ellington
Carl D Ellington
Thelma Ellington

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 November 1882
  • Children


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    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 6
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 17
    Historical Boundaries: 1874: Camp, Texas, United States
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 18
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of several places called Ellington (Hampshire, Kent, North Yorkshire, and Northumberland), named either from Old English æl, ēl ‘eel’ or from the Old English personal name Ella or Eli (a short form of various compound names with the first element ælf ‘elf’) + Old English connective -ing- + tūn ‘farmstead’. However, Ellington in Kent has its first element from the Old English byname Ealda ‘old’.

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

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    Sources (25)

    • F Ellington, "United States Census, 1900"
    • F H Ellington, "Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977"
    • Franklin Ellington in entry for Franklin Hooper Ellington, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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