Ellen A Phemister

about 1868–
Williamson, Illinois, United States

The Life of Ellen A

When Ellen A Phemister was born about 1868, in Williamson, Illinois, United States, her father, Andrew Jackson Phemister, was 32 and her mother, Sophronia Ellen Smith, was 18. She lived in Grassy Township, Williamson, Illinois, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Jackson Phemister
1836–1920
Sophronia Ellen Smith
1850–1928
William H Phemister
1863–1879
Ellen A Phemister
1868–
Lydia Jannie Phemister
1878–
Lilly E Phemister
1889–
Mary C Phemister
1869–1917
Anna M Phemister
1871–1926
Fredonia "Donie" or "Dona" Phemister
1875–1939
James M Phemister
1879–1963
Noah Ephriam Phemister
1885–1939
Pulask Phemister
1886–
Ervin Robert Phemister
1887–1978

Parents and Siblings

    Andrew Jackson Phemister

    Male1836–1920Male

    Sophronia Ellen Smith

    Female1850–1928Female

siblings

(11)

    William H Phemister

    Male1863–1879Male

    Female1868–Female

    Mary C Phemister

    Female1869–1917Female

    Female1871–1926Female

    Fredonia "Donie" or "Dona" Phemister

    Female1875–1939Female

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 0

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1871

Age 3

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 32

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant of Feemster ‘senior herdsman’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ellen A Phemister in household of Andrew Phemister, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Ellen Phemister, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Ellen A Phemister -

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