Ella Monroe

1892–
Lawrence, Van Buren, Michigan, United States

The Life of Ella

When Ella Monroe was born in 1892, in Lawrence, Van Buren, Michigan, United States, her father, Isaac Monroe, was 48 and her mother, Carrie Jane Cook, was 35.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Monroe
1844–1924
Carrie Jane Cook
1857–1921
Edward Randolph Monroe
1878–1957
Lydia Belle Monroe
1880–1932
Pearl Eunice Monroe
1883–1957
William Isaac Monroe
1885–1918
Harold Lawrence Monroe
1889–1971
Fannie Lucille Monroe
1892–1929
Ella Monroe
1892–

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World Events (3)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 6

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 11

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."

Name Meaning

Scottish: according to tradition, this is a rare example of a Gaelic surname of topographic origin, the first element of which is probably Gaelic mun, a mutated form of bun ‘foot’, or British minit ‘hill’. In Ireland this name has sometimes been used as an equivalent of O’Mellan ( see Mellon ) and Milroy 2.

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

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