Laura Ellis

Of Davidson,Nc

The Life of Laura

When Laura Ellis was born in 1859, her father, Dr. James Ransom Ellis, was 25 and her mother, Emaline Elizabeth Warlick, was 25. She married Edward Crosland Stuart on 27 December 1882, in Catawba, North Carolina, United States. She lived in Hickory, Catawba, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

Edward Crosland Stuart
Laura Ellis
Marriage: 27 December 1882

Spouse and Children

27 December 1882
Catawba, North Carolina, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Dr. James Ransom Ellis


    Emaline Elizabeth Warlick




World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Roanoke Island

Age 3

On February 7, 1862, General Burnside's expedition started with the Battle of Roanoke Island. The battle was mostly fought by the Union and Confederate Navy's. This was a Union victory.

Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 31

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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)

  • Laura Ellas in household of James R Ellas, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Laura Ellis in household of James R Ellis, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Laura Ellis, "North Carolina, Marriages, 1759-1979"

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