Ellis Pennington Ashley

7 February 1900–13 February 1934 (Age 34)
DeKalb, Alabama, United States

The Life of Ellis Pennington

When Ellis Pennington Ashley was born on 7 February 1900, in DeKalb, Alabama, United States, his father, Joe Hamilton Ashley, was 22 and his mother, Beulah Ann Elizabeth Rochester, was 21. He married Annie Gertrude Leake on 5 June 1922, in DeKalb, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Election Precinct 27 Johnson, DeKalb, Alabama, United States in 1910 and Arab, Marshall, Alabama, United States in 1930. He died on 13 February 1934, in Cullman, Alabama, United States, at the age of 34.

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Family Time Line

Ellis Pennington Ashley
Annie Gertrude Leake
Marriage: 5 June 1922
Clyde M Ashley

Spouse and Children

5 June 1922
DeKalb, Alabama, United States


Parents and Siblings




    Millie Ashley


    Charles Prater Ashley


    Laura Mae Ashley


    Joe Marcellis Ashley


+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1901 · Theodore Roosevelt becomes the Twenty-sixth President of the United States

Age 1

After the Assassination of William McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt was sworn in as the Twenty-sixth President of the United States. During his first term he didn't have a Vice President but for his second term Charles W. Fairbanks filled the position.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 10

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places in southern and central England named Ashley, from Old English æsc ‘ash’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Ellis Ashley in household of Joe Ashley, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ellis P Ashley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • 1910 United States Federal Census

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