Adelbert Edward Jellison

9 February 1872–1953 (Age 80)
Franklin, Hancock, Maine, United States

The Life of Adelbert Edward

When Adelbert Edward Jellison was born on 9 February 1872, in Franklin, Hancock, Maine, United States, his father, Sylvanus J. Winfield Jellison, was 26 and his mother, Augusta Randall, was 22. He married Fannie G. Wass in 1894, in Franklin, Hancock, Maine, United States. He lived in Somerville, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States in 1930 and Eastbrook, Hancock, Maine, United States in 1940. He died in 1953, in Hancock, Maine, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Franklin, Hancock, Maine, United States.

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Adelbert Edward Jellison
Susan Ellen Willey
Marriage: 2 September 1899
Rosina Louise Jellison
Vena M. Jellison
Cecil C. Jellison
Shirley Edward Jellison

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2 September 1899
Franklin, Hancock, Maine, United States


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

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 3

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.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 24

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.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Gelis, a variant of Giles , or possibly a patronymic or metronymic from a short form of Julian .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Adelbert Jellison, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Adelbert E Jellison in household of Alice Prebles, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Adelbert E Jellison, "United States Census, 1900"

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