Thomas Graham Ellis

1868–1945 (Age 77)
Anglesey, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas Graham

Thomas Graham Ellis was born on 30 June 1868, in Anglesey, Wales, United Kingdom as the son of Owen Richard Ellis and Jessy Douglas. He married Gertrude Younghusband about 1893, in Ontario, Canada. He lived in Holyhead, Anglesey, Wales in 1871. He died on 9 August 1945, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Graham Ellis
Gertrude Younghusband
Marriage: about 1893

Spouse & Children

  • Male1868–1945Male

  • Gertrude Younghusband


about 1893
Ontario, Canada

Parents & Siblings

  • Owen Richard Ellis


  • Jessy Douglas




  • Owen James Ellis


  • Frances J Ellis


  • Griffith Douglas Ellis


  • Male1868–1945Male

  • William D Ellis


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1882 · Electricity Comes to Los Angeles

Age 14

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 22

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 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)

  • Thomas W L Ellis in household of Owen R Ellis, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Thomas Graham Ellis, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Thos Graham Ellis, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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