Lucy M Ellis

1895–1957 (Age 62)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Lucy M

When Lucy M Ellis was born in 1895, in Illinois, United States, her father, John W. Ellis, was 34 and her mother, Anna Wilhemina Putcamp, was 35. She lived in Dover, Bureau, Illinois, United States in 1910 and Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, United States in 1930. She died in 1957, at the age of 62, and was buried in Prairie Repose Cemetery, Dover Township, Bureau, Illinois, United States.

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Theodore Cottun Skinner
Lucy M Ellis

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    John W. Ellis


    Anna Wilhemina Putcamp




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.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 15

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 17

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.

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)

  • Lucy Ellis in household of John W Ellis, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lucy M Ellis in household of John W Ellis, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lucy M Skinner in household of Theodore C Skinner, "United States Census, 1930"

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