Ellen Gravatt

15 March 1874–1890 (Age 15)
Clinton, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Ellen

When Ellen Gravatt was born on 15 March 1874, in Clinton, Ohio, United States, her father, Joseph A. Gravatt, was 38 and her mother, Virginia A. Evans, was 32. She died in 1890, in New Vienna, Green Township, Clinton, Ohio, United States, at the age of 16.

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Joseph A. Gravatt
Virginia A. Evans
Charles O. Gravatt
Eugene F. Gravatt
Anna Gravatt
Ellen Gravatt
Henrietta Gravatt

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
Age 1
In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act
Age 1
During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
Age 7
Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone living near a small grove or copse, from Old English grāfet, grǣfet ‘little grove’ (from Old English grāf(e), grǣfe ‘grove’, ‘copse’ + the diminutive suffix -et).

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

Sources (4)

  • Ellen Gravatt in household of Joseph Gravatt, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Ellen Gravat, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Ellen Gravat, "Ohio Births and Christenings, 1821-1962"

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