Harry Edwin Elson

27 September 1879–11 July 1953 (Age 73)
Magnolia, Carroll, Ohio, United States

The Life of Harry Edwin

When Harry Edwin Elson was born on 27 September 1879, in Magnolia, Carroll, Ohio, United States, his father, Augustus Richard Elson, was 50 and his mother, Margaret Elizabeth Ross, was 42. He lived in Stark, Ohio, United States in 1880 and Waynesburg, Sandy Township, Stark, Ohio, United States in 1900. He died on 11 July 1953, in Magnolia, Carroll, Ohio, United States, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

Augustus Richard Elson
Margaret Elizabeth Ross
Austin Ross Elson
Richard R Elson
Emma Fredericka Elson
John Ross Elson
Frank Elson
Margaret Elizabeth Elson
Harry Edwin Elson

Parents and Siblings

    Augustus Richard Elson


    Margaret Elizabeth Ross




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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 3

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 21

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from places in Hampshire and Shropshire named Elson. The former is named from the Old English personal name Æðelswīð (composed of the elements æðel ‘noble’ + swīð ‘strong’) + Old English tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’; the latter from the genitive case of the Old English personal name Elli ( see Ellington ) + Old English tūn ‘settlement’ or dūn ‘hill’.2 English: variant spelling of Ellson .3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from the Yiddish male personal name Elye, from Hebrew Eliyahu ‘Elijah’ ( see Elias ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Harry E Elson in household of A R Elson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Harry E Elson in household of Augustus R Elson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Harry Elson in entry for Frank Elson, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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