Thomas Henry Ellis

1868–1945 (Age 77)
Ash Grove Township, Shelby, Illinois, United States

The Life of Thomas Henry

When Thomas Henry Ellis was born on 3 September 1868, in Ash Grove Township, Shelby, Illinois, United States, his father, Jesse Lewis Barton Ellis, was 35 and his mother, Melissa Jane Curry, was 30. He married Lillie Edith Storm on 23 January 1896. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Windsor Township, Shelby, Illinois, United States in 1911. He died on 22 December 1945, in Ash Grove Township, Shelby, Illinois, United States, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Henry Ellis
Lillie Edith Storm
Marriage: 23 January 1896
Wilford Earl Ellis

Spouse & Children

  • Male1868–1945Male

  • Lillie Edith Storm


23 January 1896


Parents & Siblings

  • Jesse Lewis Barton Ellis


  • Melissa Jane Curry




  • John William Ellis


  • Male1858–1945Male

  • Franklin Ellis


  • James Franklin Ellis


  • Charles B. Ellis


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Age 3

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 22

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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 (3)

  • Thomas Ellis in household of J L B Ellis, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Thomas Ellis, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Thomas H Ellis, "United States Census, 1920"

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