Ethel D. Ely

29 August 1906–21 January 1985 (Age 78)
Hamburg, New London, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Ethel D.

When Ethel D. Ely was born on 29 August 1906, in Hamburg, New London, Connecticut, United States, her father, Elliott Warner Ely, was 39 and her mother, Adelaide B Hall, was 32. She married Alois Frank Petras on 12 January 1974, in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States. She lived in Lyme, New London, Connecticut, United States for about 10 years. She died on 21 January 1985, in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 78.

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Alois Frank Petras
Ethel D. Ely
Marriage: 12 January 1974

Spouse and Children

12 January 1974
Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Elliott Warner Ely





World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1926 · Sergeant Stubby Dies

Age 20

During WWI there was a dog from Connecticut that made a name for himself, his name was sergeant stubby. He was considered the official mascot of the 102nd infantry. He saved his regiment from suprise mustard attacks, comforted those that had been wounded, and even caught a German soldier and held him there until troops found him. He had his own uniform and everything.

Age 21

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from the cathedral city on an island in the fens north of Cambridge. It is so named from Old English ǣl ‘eel’ + ‘district’.2 Probably also an Americanized form of German Eley .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ethel D Ely in household of Elliott W Ely, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ethel D Ely in household of Eliott W Ely, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ethel D Ely, "Connecticut Marriage Index, 1959-2001"

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