Ellen Frances Knipe

5 December 1895–30 July 1936 (Age 40)
Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Ellen Frances

When Ellen Frances Knipe was born on 5 December 1895, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, George Washington Knipe, was 46 and her mother, Ellen Francis Goheen, was 39. She married Harry Emerson Branyan in 1916. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Pennsylvania, United States in 1900 and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. She died on 30 July 1936, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 40.

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Family Time Line

Harry Emerson Branyan
1895–1978
Ellen Frances Knipe
1895–1936
Marriage: 1916
Ada Frances Branyan
1920–1983
Harry Emerson Branyan
1920–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1916
children

(2)

    Ada Frances Branyan

    Female1920–1983Female

    Harry Emerson Branyan

    Male1920–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

    Joseph Knipe

    Male1880–1880Male

    Lavinia Carmen Knipe

    Female1882–1937Female

    Female1885–Female

    Sadie R Knipe

    Female1887–1970Female

    Female1888–1896Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 10

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 12

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

1 English: unexplained.2 Americanized spelling of German Kneip .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elsie Branyan in household of Harry Branyan, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ellen Branyan in household of Harry Branyan, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ellen Branyan in household of Harry Branyan, "United States Census, 1920"

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