Meigs Ellison

1880–1974 (Age 94)
Dover Township, Vernon, Missouri, United States

The Life of Meigs

When Meigs Ellison was born in March 1880, in Dover Township, Vernon, Missouri, United States, her father, Warren Ellison, was 29 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Norris, was 32. She died in November 1974, in Joplin, Jasper, Missouri, United States, at the age of 94.

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Warren Ellison
Mary Elizabeth Norris
Charles Murray Ellison
Meigs Ellison
Meigs Asbury Ellison
Daughter Allison
Harry Marvin Ellison
Alva Cecil Ellison

Parents & Siblings



  • Charles Murray Ellison


  • Female1880–1974Female

  • Male1880–1974Male

  • Daughter Allison


  • Harry Marvin Ellison


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 24

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 26

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Ellis .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Meigs Ellison - Government record: birth: 23 March 1880; Dover, Vernon, Missouri, United States

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