Media Ellison

1912–1975 (Age 63)
Beaver, Nicholas, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Media

When Media Ellison was born in 1912, in Beaver, Nicholas, West Virginia, United States, her father, Benjamin Franklin Ellison, was 48 and her mother, Nancy Margaret Tincher, was 21. She married Dewey Phillips on 21 February 1934. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died in 1975, in Craigsville, Nicholas, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 63.

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Family Time Line

Media Ellison
Dewey Phillips
Marriage: 21 February 1934
Delbert Franklin Ellison
Beulah Kathleen Van Meter

Spouse & Children

21 February 1934
Nicholas County, West Virginia


  • Delbert Franklin Ellison


  • Beulah Kathleen Van Meter


Parents & Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 0

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Age 17

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Ellis .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Meda M Elison in household of Benjiman F Elison, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Media Myrtle Ellison in entry for Beulah Kathleen Van Meter, "Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001"
  • Media Ellison, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"

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