Eliza Catherine Ellison

7 September 1874–11 January 1954 (Age 79)
Lexington, Henderson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Eliza Catherine

When Eliza Catherine Ellison was born on 7 September 1874, in Lexington, Henderson, Tennessee, United States, her father, James Roland Ellison, was 46 and her mother, Eliza Ann Mackey, was 39. She married James Madison Myers on 16 May 1894, in Cooter, Pemiscot, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Cooter, Pemiscot, Missouri, United States for about 20 years. She died on 11 January 1954, in Florence, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Cooter, Pemiscot, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Madison Myers
Eliza Catherine Ellison
Marriage: 16 May 1894
Barney Elmer Myers
Ruth A Myers
Paul Franklin Myers

Spouse and Children

16 May 1894
Cooter, Pemiscot, Missouri, United States


Parents and Siblings

    James Roland Ellison


    Eliza Ann Mackey




    William Alexander Ellison


    Mary E. Ellison


    Amanda Elizabeth Ellison


    Marion Francis Ellison


    Lucinda 'Julia' Ellison


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1882 · Electricity Comes to Los Angeles

Age 8

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. 
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Ellis .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Cassie Myers, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Catherine Ellison in household of James R Ellison, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Elizabeth Myers in household of James M Myers, "United States Census, 1910"

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