John M. Ellis

28 February 1845–25 February 1920 (Age 75)
South Carolina, United States

The Life of John M.

John M. Ellis was born on 28 February 1845, in South Carolina, United States. He married Georgia Ann Cook on 25 July 1876, in Walker, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Justice Precinct 2, Walker, Texas, United States for about 10 years and Walker, Texas, United States in 1920. He died on 25 February 1920, at the age of 74, and was buried in East Sandy Cemetery, New Waverly, Walker, Texas, United States.

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John M. Ellis
Georgia Ann Cook
Marriage: 25 July 1876
Robert Jackson Ellis

Spouse and Children


    Georgia Ann Cook


25 July 1876
Walker, Texas, United States


World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 15

In 1860, South Carolina quit the United States because its citizens were in favor of slavery and President Lincoln was not. The Civil War started a year later.

Age 20

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

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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Sources (3)

  • John M Ellis, "United States Census, 1900"
  • J M Ellis in household of R J Ellis, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John Ellis, "United States Census, 1910"

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