Kenneth Ray Ellsworth

1902–1997 (Age 94)
Wheeler, Gratiot, Michigan, United States

The Life of Kenneth Ray

When Kenneth Ray Ellsworth was born on 23 December 1902, in Wheeler, Gratiot, Michigan, United States, his father, Joseph Henry Ellsworth, was 45 and his mother, Viola Laura Phelps, was 41. He married Loreita Winfred Morris on 12 July 1930, in Breckenridge, Gratiot, Michigan, United States. He lived in Wheeler Township, Gratiot, Michigan, United States in 1940. He died on 6 June 1997, in Wheeler, Gratiot, Michigan, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Wheeler, Gratiot, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Kenneth Ray Ellsworth
Loreita Winfred Morris
Marriage: 12 July 1930

Spouse & Children

12 July 1930
Breckenridge, Gratiot, Michigan, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Joseph Henry Ellsworth


  • Female1861–1954Female



  • Male1881–1967Male

  • Lena May Ellsworth


  • Nora M. Ellsworth


  • Iva Laura Ellsworth


  • Male1902–1997Male

World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 1

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."

Age 25

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Cambridgeshire named Elsworth, from the genitive case of the Old English personal name Elli ( see Ellington ) + Old English worð ‘enclosure’ ( see Worth ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Kenneth R Elsworth in household of Violia L Elsworth, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Kenneth Ellsworth, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Kenneth R Ellsworth in household of Joseph H Ellsworth, "United States Census, 1920"

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