Thomas Ellis

1809–
County Armagh, Ireland

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Ellis was born in 1809, in County Armagh, Ireland, his father, Thomas Ellis, was 15 and his mother, Jane Wade, was 4.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Ellis
1794–1848
Jane Wade
1805–1885
Thomas Ellis
1809–
Nancy Ellis
1820–1822
Thomas Ellis
1820–1899
Jane Eliza Ellis
1821–1826
Mary Ann Ellis
1837–1840
David Ellis
1838–1903
Samuel Ellis
1811–
David Ellis
1815–
James Ellis
1817–
William Ellis
1823–1854
Sariah Ellis
1823–
Samuel Ellis
1828–1890
James Ellis
1834–1850
John Ellis
1841–1901

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World Events (3)

1839

Age 30

The Night of the BIG WIND. In Killarney and its neighborhood there was a terrible hurricane. The town sustained much damage and many houses were shattered.
1845

Age 36

The Irish Potato Famine. Many Irish emigrate to America. Irish population drops from 8 million to 6 million due to death from starvation or emigration.
1919

Age 110

Irish War of Independence against Britain ending in the Anglo Irish Treaty.

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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