Jessie Ellis

Headingley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Jessie

When Jessie Ellis was born in 1870, in Headingley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Ellis, was 32 and her mother, Elizabeth Brown, was 36. She married William George Brotherton in 1892, in Leeds, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Woodhouse, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1871 and Burley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1881.

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William George Brotherton
Jessie Ellis
Marriage: 1892
George L Brotherton

Spouse and Children

    William George Brotherton



Leeds, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom


    George L Brotherton


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World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 10

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Age 14

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Age 38

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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)

  • Jessie Ellis in household of Elizabeth Ellis, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Jessie Ellis in household of William Ellis, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Jessie Ellis in household of William Ellis, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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