John Davidson Ellett

Male1 June 1857–11 May 1909

Brief Life History of John Davidson

When John Davidson Ellett was born on 1 June 1857, in Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States, his father, John James Ellett, was 36 and his mother, Eleanor Davidson, was 33. He married Jeanette Emoline McArthur on 12 August 1886, in Scipio, Millard, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 11 May 1909, at the age of 51, and was buried in Lovell Cemetery, Lovell, Big Horn, Wyoming, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Davidson Ellett
Jeanette Emoline McArthur
Marriage: 12 August 1886
John Clifford Ellett
Clara E. Ellett
Clabe Arthur Ellett
Cladice Elenor Ellett
Cora Mary Ellett
Celia Pauline Ellett
Chloe Isadora Ellett
Clinton D Ellett

Sources (19)

  • John D Ellett in household of John Alexander, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John Ellett in entry for John Wanamaker and Clara E Edwards, "Utah, Weber County Marriages, 1887-1941"
  • John D. Ellett in entry for Clara Ellett Wanamaker, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 August 1886Scipio, Millard, Utah, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)


    Age 6

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

    Age 6

    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

    1872 · The First National Park

    Age 15

    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English female personal name Elot, a pet form of Ellen using the diminutive suffix -ot.

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

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