William M Ellard

4 July 1847–24 July 1929 (Age 82)
Alabama, United States

The Life of William M

When William M Ellard was born on 4 July 1847, in Alabama, United States, his father, David Ellard, was 27 and his mother, Ruth Caroline James, was 25. He married Sarah J Ellard about 1867. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Bibb, Alabama, United States in 1850 and Vance, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States for about 40 years. He died on 24 July 1929, in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Vance, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

William M Ellard
1847–1929
Martha Elizabeth Rolen
1852–1934
Marriage: 8 November 1873
James Usry Ellard
1875–1958
Ruth Ann L. Ellard
1877–1963
John Albert Ellard Sr.
1879–1941
Sarah "Sallie" Ellard
1881–1943
Amanda Ellard
1885–1950
Margaret Margie Ellard
1889–1918
Eula Ellard
1893–1988

Spouse and Children

    Male1847–1929Male

    Martha Elizabeth Rolen

    Female1852–1934Female

MARRIAGE
8 November 1873
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States
children

(7)

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Parents and Siblings

    David Ellard

    Male1820–1865Male

    Ruth Caroline James

    Female1822–1858Female

siblings

(8)

    Amanda Ellard

    Female1835–Female

    James Ellard

    Male1844–1863Male

    Margaret E Ellard

    Female1845–1929Female

    Male1847–1929Male

    Sarah Jane Ellard

    Female1849–1921Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1849 · Capitol Building Destroyed by Fire

Age 2

The capitol building in Montgomery was destroyed by fire on December 14, 1849, the 30th anniversary of the state.
1863

Age 16

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 23

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Allard .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William Ellerd in household of David Ellerd, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Wm Ellard, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William Ellard, "United States Census, 1920"

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