Martha Hulda Josephine Hill

23 October 1902–12 May 1985 (Age 82)
Mannsville, Johnston, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Martha Hulda Josephine

When Martha Hulda Josephine Hill was born on 23 October 1902, in Mannsville, Johnston, Oklahoma, United States, her father, Perry Homes Hill, was 23 and her mother, Frankie Mae Ashford, was 21. She married Ward William Ellis on 12 May 1923. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Bradley, Grady, Oklahoma, United States in 1910 and Lucile Township, Grady, Oklahoma, United States in 1920. She died on 12 May 1985, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Ward William Ellis
Martha Hulda Josephine Hill
Marriage: 12 May 1923
Marvin Eugene Ellis
Junior D Ellis

Spouse and Children

12 May 1923


    Marvin Eugene Ellis



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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Age 5

Oklahoma is the 46th state.

Age 25

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: extremely common and widely distributed topographic name for someone who lived on or by a hill, Middle English hill (Old English hyll).2 English: from the medieval personal name Hill, a short form of Hilary ( see Hillary ) or of a Germanic (male or female) compound name with the first element hild ‘strife’, ‘battle’.3 German: from a short form of Hildebrand or any of a variety of other names, male and female, containing Germanic hild as the first element.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joesphine Ellis in household of William W Ellis, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Josie Hill in household of Perry Hill, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Josephine Hill in household of Perry H Hill, "United States Census, 1920"

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