Thomas Henry Ellis

1874–1958 (Age 83)
Detroit, Pike, Illinois, United States

The Life of Thomas Henry

When Thomas Henry Ellis was born on 11 July 1874, in Detroit, Pike, Illinois, United States, his father, Thomas Brooks Ellis, was 41 and his mother, Frances Judith Allen, was 27. He married Mary Alberta Yelliott on 13 January 1897, in Pike, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 6 January 1958, in Pike, Illinois, United States, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Henry Ellis
1874–1958
Mary Alberta Yelliott
1875–1968
Marriage: 13 January 1897
Thomas Paul Ellis
1898–1899
Hugh Allen Ellis
1900–1998
Veda Blanche Ellis
1903–1979
Mary Louise Ellis
1906–1988

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
13 January 1897
Pike, Illinois, United States
children

(4)

Parents & Siblings

  • Thomas Brooks Ellis

    Male1832–1920Male

  • Frances Judith Allen

    Female1847–1927Female

siblings

(7)

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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.
1877 · The First Workers Strike

Age 3

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
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 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 (1)

  • Thomas Ellis, "United States Census, 1900"

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