Elmer Ellsworth Wiles

12 June 1867–4 August 1948 (Age 81)
New Haven Township, Gratiot, Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of Elmer Ellsworth

When Elmer Ellsworth Wiles was born on 12 June 1867, in New Haven Township, Gratiot, Michigan, United States, his father, Abraham Wiles, was 22 and his mother, Matilda Drew, was 19. He married Frances C Mudge on 31 October 1891, in Jackson, Jackson, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in North Olmsted, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States in 1920 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States for about 12 years. He died on 4 August 1948, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Elmer Ellsworth Wiles
Frances C Mudge
Marriage: 31 October 1891
Roy Wiles
Leota Alzada Wiles

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  • Marriage
    31 October 1891Jackson, Jackson, Michigan, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 1
    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
    1882 · Electricity Comes to Los Angeles
    Age 15
    Electricity was first introduced to Los Angeles. The first electric street light had “three carbon-arc lamps of three thousand candle-power” and stood 150 feet tall. 
    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 23
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    Name Meaning

    English: either a nickname from Middle English wiles (Old English wīlas) ‘tricks, cunning strategies’, or a variant of Wile 1 or 2, with post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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    Sources (25)

    • Elmer E. Wills in entry for Wills, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
    • Elmer E Wiles in household of Abram Wiles, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Elmer Wiles in entry for Fred Louis Eberhardt and Leota Walker Wiles Evans, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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