William Curtis Ellis

1919–1969 (Age 49)
Plymouth, Marshall, Indiana, United States

The Life of William Curtis

When William Curtis Ellis was born on 15 May 1919, in Plymouth, Marshall, Indiana, United States, his father, Russell Erwin Ellis, was 23 and his mother, Catherine Curtis, was 19. He lived in Center Township, Marshall, Indiana, United States in 1940. He died on 5 March 1969, in Plymouth, Marshall, Indiana, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Plymouth, Marshall, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Russell Erwin Ellis
Catherine Curtis
William Curtis Ellis
Jo Ann Ellis
Beverly Jeanne Ellis

Parents & Siblings

  • Russell Erwin Ellis


  • Female1899–1963Female



World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Age 1

Women are given the right to vote under the Nineteenth Amendment.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 16

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

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’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Billy C Ellis in household of Russell E Ellis, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William C Ellis in household of Russell E Ellis, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William C. Ellis, "Find A Grave Index"

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