Ella K. Wright

21 January 1894–
Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Ella K.

When Ella K. Wright was born on 21 January 1894, in Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, William J. Wright, was 26 and her mother, Elizabeth H. Moon, was 17. She married Joseph Elmer Rousseau in 1911. She lived in Frenchtown, Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States in 1900 and Tullytown, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Elmer Rousseau
1891–
Ella K. Wright
1894–
Marriage: 1911

Spouse and Children

    Joseph Elmer Rousseau

    Male1891–Male

    Female1894–Female

MARRIAGE
1911
Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.
1903

Age 9

The Public Service Corporation (PSC) was formed on May 6, 1903. The company began as a merger of a power company with four different trolley companies. PSC would ultimately combine with over 400 other companies.
1927

Age 33

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, and northern Irish: occupational name for a maker of machinery, mostly in wood, of any of a wide range of kinds, from Old English wyrhta, wryhta ‘craftsman’ (a derivative of wyrcan ‘to work or make’). The term is found in various combinations (for example, Cartwright and Wainwright ), but when used in isolation it generally referred to a builder of windmills or watermills.2 Common New England Americanized form of French Le Droit, a nickname for an upright person, a man of probity, from Old French droit ‘right’, in which there has been confusion between the homophones right and wright.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Ella K Wright in household of William J Wright, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ella K Wright in household of William J Wright, "United States Census, 1910"

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