Maydell Ellison

1895–1947 (Age 52)
Eastland, Texas, United States

The Life of Maydell

When Maydell Ellison was born in 1895, her father, Henry George Ellison, was 32 and her mother, Ruth Ann MacPherson, was 29. She married Beverlly Rosier Burrow on 3 November 1912. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 1, Eastland, Texas, United States in 1910 and Justice Precinct 5, Eastland, Texas, United States in 1930. She died on 28 September 1947, in Eastland, Texas, United States, at the age of 52.

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Family Time Line

Maydell Ellison
Beverlly Rosier Burrow
Marriage: 3 November 1912
Barbara Wilson Burrow
Autrey Orlanda Burrow
Raynell Ruth Burrow
Durward Guy Burrow
Frankie Lue Burrow

Spouse & Children

3 November 1912


Parents & Siblings

  • Henry George Ellison


  • Ruth Ann MacPherson




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 6

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 14

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Ellis .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Madel Ellison in household of George H Ellison, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Madell Ellison in household of Henry G Ellison, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Madell Burrow in household of B R Burrow, "United States Census, 1930"

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