Christinia M. Ellis

1880–1918 (Age 37)
Wayne, Illinois, United States

The Life of Christinia M.

When Christinia M. Ellis was born on 4 September 1880, in Wayne, Illinois, United States, her father, Lloyd Richard Ellis, was 31 and her mother, Emmolinda Lobach, was 26. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Oscar H. Gray. She lived in Jasper Township, Wayne, Illinois, United States for about 30 years. She died on 23 June 1918, in Fairfield, Wayne, Illinois, United States, at the age of 37.

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Christinia M. Ellis
Oscar H. Gray
Elsie Merea Gray
Henry S Gray

Spouse & Children



Parents & Siblings

  • Lloyd Richard Ellis


  • Emmolinda Lobach




  • Twin Daughter Ellis


  • Twin Son Ellis


  • Edward Larkin Ellis


  • C B Ellis


  • Benjamin Frank Ellis


+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 5

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 12

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.

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’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Christina M Gay in household of Oscar H Gay, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Christenia Gray in household of Osker H. Gray, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Christinia M Ellis in household of Lloyd Ellis, "United States Census, 1880"

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