Thomas Henry Ellis

14 January 1875–29 August 1951 (Age 76)
Louisiana, United States

The Life of Thomas Henry

When Thomas Henry Ellis was born on 14 January 1875, in Louisiana, United States, his father, Jonathan Johnette Ellis, was 28 and his mother, Emily Christina Scott, was 23. He married Georgia Ann Jeter in 1902. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Lecompte, Rapides, Louisiana, United States in 1935 and Ward Two, Grant, Louisiana, United States in 1940. He died on 29 August 1951, in Dry Prong, Grant, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Lecompte, Rapides, Louisiana, United States.

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Thomas Henry Ellis
Georgia Ann Jeter
Marriage: 1902
Ivy Dalton Ellis
Audie Thomas Ellis
Wade Lester Ellis

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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1876 · The Battle of Little Bighorn

Age 1

An armed conflict between the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes and the 7th Cavalry of the US Army. The battle was the most significant action of the Great Sioux War of 1876.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

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.

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)

  • Thomas H Ellis in household of John W J Stalsby, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Thomas H Ellis, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Thommas Q Ellis, "United States Census, 1910"

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