Harry Ellick

16 September 1891–15 July 1969 (Age 77)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Harry

When Harry Ellick was born on 16 September 1891, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John Ellick, was 33 and his mother, Maria Schueter, was 22. In 1942, at the age of 51, his occupation is listed as us government, post office, 30th & chestnut streets in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. He died on 15 July 1969, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 77.

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John Ellick
Maria Schueter
Andrew Ellick
Emma Ellick
Harry Ellick

Parents and Siblings

    John Ellick


    Maria Schueter




    Andrew Ellick


    Emma Ellick



World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 14

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 21

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

1 Americanized form of German Illig . One family bearing this name and known to have made this change in form came to OH from Alsace in the 19th century.2 English: habitational name from either of two places called Elwick, in North Yorkshire and Northumberland, named with the Old English personal name Ella (or in the case of the first, possibly an unattested Ægla) + Old English wīc ‘outlying (dairy) farm’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Harry Ellick in household of William Buchley, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Harry Ellick in household of William Buckley, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Harry Ellick, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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