Ellen May Jones

10 January 1877–2 July 1954 (Age 77)
Waverly, Humphreys, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Ellen May

When Ellen May Jones was born on 10 January 1877, in Waverly, Humphreys, Tennessee, United States, her father, George Marion Jones, was 49 and her mother, Martha Susannah Trotter, was 26. She married James Aubery Gatlin on 18 August 1898, in Humphreys, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Civil District 6, Humphreys, Tennessee, United States in 1910 and Civil District 2, Humphreys, Tennessee, United States in 1920. She died on 2 July 1954, in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Floral Park Cemetery, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States.

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James Aubery Gatlin
Ellen May Jones
Marriage: 18 August 1898
Andrew Marion Gatlin
Rebeckah Gatlin
Sallie Louise Gatlin
Fred David Gatlin
Lulu Beatrice Gatlin
Susana Gatlin
Edna Emma Gatlin
Emma Gattin
Orbie Gattin

Spouse and Children

    James Aubery Gatlin



18 August 1898
Humphreys, Tennessee, United States


    Andrew Marion Gatlin


    Rebeckah Gatlin


    Fred David Gatlin


    Lulu Beatrice Gatlin


    Susana Gatlin


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    George Marion Jones


    Martha Susannah Trotter




World Events (8)

1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 1

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 21

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

English and Welsh: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Jon(e) ( see John ). The surname is especially common in Wales and southern central England. In North America this name has absorbed various cognate and like-sounding surnames from other languages. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ellen Gattin in household of James Gattin, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ellen Gatlin in household of James Gatlin, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ellen Gatlin in household of James Gatlin, "United States Census, 1910"

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