Melissa Ellison

1897–1969 (Age 71)
Birta, Yell, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Melissa

Melissa Ellison was born on 25 October 1897, in Birta, Yell, Arkansas, United States as the daughter of Edith Jane Poole. She died on 8 April 1969, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Edith Jane Poole
1857–1943
Josephine Ellison
1879–1958
Zola Ellison
1881–
George Washington Ellison
1882–
Daw Ellison
1883–
Benny Ellison
1885–
Rebecca Ellison
1901–1901
Rose Ellison Edeathy
1887–1909
Willion Silos Ellison
1889–1910
Melissa Ellison
1897–1969
Almeda Ellison
1900–1943

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(10)

  • Female1879–1958Female

  • Zola Ellison

    Female1881–Female

  • George Washington Ellison

    Male1882–Male

  • Daw Ellison

    Male1883–Male

  • Benny Ellison

    Male1885–Male

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World Events (3)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 3

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice

Age 7

Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Ellis .

Possible Related Names

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

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