William Jones Ellis

1920–1924 (Age 3)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of William Jones

When William Jones Ellis was born on 30 August 1920, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Oliver Gregory Ellis, was 28 and his mother, Vera Jones, was 24. He died on 30 March 1924, at the age of 3.

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Family Time Line

Oliver Gregory Ellis
Vera Jones
William Jones Ellis
Norma Ellis
Norma Ellis
Joanne Ellis
Kathryn Ellis
Richard Gregory Ellis

Parents & Siblings



  • Male1920–1924Male

  • Female1922–2014Female

  • Joanne Ellis


  • Kathryn Ellis


  • Richard Gregory Ellis


+1 More Child

World Events (4)

1921 · One of The Oldest Coasters in the World

Age 1

Utah is home to one of the oldest coasters in the world that is still operational. The Roller Coaster, at Lagoon Amusement park, is listed number 5.
1922 · Timpanogos Cave National Monument

Age 2

Timpanogos Cave National Monument is a United States National Monument protecting the Timpanogos Cave Historic District and a cave system on Mount Timpanogos. There are three caves in the cave system, one of which is specifically called Timpanogos Cave but the caves are only viewable on guided tours when the monument is open.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English and Welsh: from the medieval personal name Elis, a vernacular form of Elijah ( see Elias ). In Wales this surname absorbed forms derived from the Welsh personal name Elisedd, a derivative of elus ‘kindly’, ‘benevolent’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • William Jones Ellis, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
  • William Or Billy Jones Ellis, "Utah, Obituaries from Utah Newspapers, 1850-2005"
  • William Jones Ellis, "Find A Grave Index"

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