Clara Ethel Ellis

15 March 1891–30 March 1920 (Age 29)
Adair, Missouri, United States

The Life of Clara Ethel

When Clara Ethel Ellis was born on 15 March 1891, in Adair, Missouri, United States, her father, John Grant Ellis, was 26 and her mother, Minnie May Beets, was 18. She married Leslie Willard Hatter on 11 April 1915. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Benton Township, Adair, Missouri, United States for about 10 years and Greenwood, Steuben, New York, United States in 1920. She died on 30 March 1920, at the age of 29, and was buried in Ownbey Cemetery, Benton Township, Adair, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Leslie Willard Hatter
Clara Ethel Ellis
Marriage: 11 April 1915
Ellis Edward Hatter Sr

Spouse and Children

    Leslie Willard Hatter



11 April 1915


    Ellis Edward Hatter Sr


Parents and Siblings


    Minnie May Beets




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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 7

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.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 9

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

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’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ethel Hatter in household of Leslie Hatter, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ethel C Ellis in household of John G Ellis, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ethel Ellis in household of John Ellis, "United States Census, 1900"

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