William Ellis Timmons

July 1870–before 1941 (Age 70)
Cerro Gordo, Piatt, Illinois, United States

The Life of William Ellis

When William Ellis Timmons was born in July 1870, in Cerro Gordo, Piatt, Illinois, United States, his father, Harrison Washington Timmons, was 32 and his mother, Hannah Crawford, was 27. He married Athalia Loella Kelsey on 10 January 1892, in San Bernardino, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Santa Ana, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1880 and Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1910. He died before 1941, in California, United States, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

William Ellis Timmons
Athalia Loella Kelsey
Marriage: 10 January 1892
Lenna Amorita Timmons
Ella A Timmons
Frances May Timmons
Ellis William Timmons

Spouse and Children

10 January 1892
San Bernardino, California, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Harrison Washington Timmons


    Hannah Crawford




World Events (8)


Age 1

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 20

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Toimín ‘son of Toimín’, a pet form of Tomás, Gaelic form of Thomas .2 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Tiomáin ‘descendant of Tiomán’, a personal name from a diminutive of tiom ‘pliant’, ‘soft’.3 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Tiománaigh ( see Timoney ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • William E Timmons, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William Timmons in household of Harrison Timmons, "United States Census, 1880"
  • William E Timmons, "United States Census, 1900"

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