Myrtle Mavis Ellis

1910–5 September 1995 (Age 85)
South Australia, Australia

The Life of Myrtle Mavis

When Myrtle Mavis Ellis was born in 1910, in South Australia, Australia, her father, George James Ellis, was 34 and her mother, Jessie Russell, was 34. She married Ralph Walter Paterson on 23 March 1934, in Strathalbyn, South Australia, Australia. She died on 5 September 1995, in her hometown, at the age of 85, and was buried in Mount Barker, South Australia, Australia.

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Family Time Line

Ralph Walter Paterson
Myrtle Mavis Ellis
Marriage: 23 March 1934

Spouse and Children

23 March 1934
Strathalbyn, South Australia, Australia

Parents and Siblings

    George James Ellis





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World Events (8)


Age 1

Canberra is founded and designated as the capital. The Federal Capital Territory is established as an area of two 360 square kilometers in the Yass-Canberra district.

Age 4

August: Australia becomes involved in World War One as Britain is preparing to declare war on Germany.

Age 29

Australia joins Britain in declaration of war on Germany.

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’.

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

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  • Myrtle M Paterson, "Find A Grave Index"

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