Robert Hugh Ellis

1909–1980 (Age 71)
Shelbyville, Shelby, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Robert Hugh

When Robert Hugh Ellis was born on 4 January 1909, in Shelbyville, Shelby, Kentucky, United States, his father, Robert Armstrong Ellis, was 38 and his mother, Elsie M Woods, was 27. He lived in Shelby, Kentucky, United States in 1920 and Longview, Cowlitz, Washington, United States in 1930. He died in November 1980, in Shelbyville, Shelby, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 71.

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Robert Armstrong Ellis
Elsie M Woods
Virginia Ellis
Robert Hugh Ellis

Parents and Siblings

    Robert Armstrong Ellis


    Elsie M Woods




World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

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.
1912 · McCreary County Created

Age 3

Named after James B. McCreary a Confederate war hero and two time Governor of Kentucky McCreary County was created in 1912.

Age 20

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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)

  • Hugh Ellis in household of Robert A Ellis, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Hugh Ellis in household of Robert Ellis, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Robert H Ellis in household of R A Ellis, "United States Census, 1910"

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