Ella Jenny Aney

1883–1974 (Age 90)
Yankton, Yankton, South Dakota, United States

The Life of Ella Jenny

When Ella Jenny Aney was born on 14 December 1883, in Yankton, Yankton, South Dakota, United States, her father, Truman Aney, was 24 and her mother, Mary J Grill, was 19. She married William Frank Curtis on 21 July 1903, in La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Roosevelt, Roseau, Minnesota, United States for about 20 years and Hot Springs, Fall River, South Dakota, United States in 1940. She died on 7 October 1974, in Newcastle, Weston, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Newcastle, Weston, Wyoming, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ella Jenny Aney
William Frank Curtis
Marriage: 21 July 1903
Leora Mae Curtis
Natalie Margaret Curtis
Violet M Curtis
Eddie Truman Curtis
Warren George Curtis

Spouse & Children

21 July 1903
La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States


  • Female1904–1992Female

  • Natalie Margaret Curtis


  • Violet M Curtis


  • Eddie Truman Curtis


  • Male1923–1973Male

Parents & Siblings

  • Truman Aney


  • Female1864–1953Female



World Events (8)

1884 · Iron Mining starts in Minnesota

Age 1

After discovering iron ore in the Vermilion Range in North-East of Minnesota, iron mining companies began to come to the area and caused an economic boom to the area of Duluth and to the state as a whole.

Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 24

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

1 English: unexplained.2 Possibly a respelling of French Ané, from a personal name derived from Latin Asinarius.

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

Sources (3)

  • Ella Curtis, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ella J Curtis in household of Frank W Curtis, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ella J Curtis in household of Frank W Curtis, "United States Census, 1920"

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