Nancy Caroline Ellis

24 August 1885–7 June 1901 (Age 15)
Alabama, United States

The Life of Nancy Caroline

When Nancy Caroline Ellis was born on 24 August 1885, in Alabama, United States, her father, Phillip Jackson Ellis, was 43 and her mother, Melsendia Loretta “Sissy” Miller, was 21. She died on 7 June 1901, at the age of 15.

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Phillip Jackson Ellis
Melsendia Loretta “Sissy” Miller
Nancy Caroline Ellis
Ellen Frances Ellis
Peter B. Ellis
Biddie Mae Ellis
Cynthy Ellis
Japho Patrick Ellis
Philip Joshuay Ellis
William Burleson Ellis
Hattie Alice Ellis
Thomas Allen Ellis

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 1

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 5

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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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  • Nancy Ellis in household of Phillip J Ellis, "United States Census, 1900"

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